Evolve your ski skills or try skiing for the first time! OPENING HOURS - SKI SLOPE: Monday: No skiing - only open for walking/running guests ; Tuesday to Friday 14:00-20:00; Saturday 11:00-20:00 ; Sunday 11:00-18:00; General opening hours for the ski center. And here comes the explanation of the smoke rings. The new waste-to-energy power plant created on the island of Amager, officially opened in October 2019, is an example of Copenhagen’s sustainability-based urban policies, environmental focus and war on climate change that culminate in its aim to become the first zero carbon city in the world by 2025. Sign up for our SKI365 community to book your skiing time and receive news about CopenHill. The café has the same opening hours as the ski slope, but on Mondays, it's open one hour extra until 9 p.m. All year round you can glide down upon the 450-meter-long artificial slope, with the same technique as if you were skiing on real snow. The innovative attraction also features a hiking trail and climbing wall. The ski resort CopenHill – Copenhagen is located in the Capital Region of Denmark (Region Hovedstaden) . In Copenhagen, Denmark lies Amager Bakke, a unique power plant. Designed by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, Copenhill is an urban mountain-sports centre that offers skiing on artificial grass, climbing, running and – of course – afterskiing. Then we have a ski school with challenges for all levels. Not only will the new architectural beacon be visible from most of Copenhagen, a giant chimney way up on top will be blowing giant smoke rings. Do you have any other questions that you can't find an answer for? Part recreation center and part power plant, CopenHill will convert 440,000 tons of waste into energy every year. CopenHill, also known as Amager Bakke, is a Copenhagen-based heat and waste-to-power plant. Amager Bakke (Amager Hill), also known as Amager Slope or Copenhill, is a combined heat and power waste-to-energy plant and sports facility in Amager, Copenhagen, Denmark. Copenhageners will be able to ski the capital’s first slope when the € 500 million Amager Resource Centre – a waste-to-energy (WtE) plant - opens later this year.. Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) promises to turn the plant, nicknamed Copenhill by locals, into a popular attraction. Image by Laurian Ghinitoiu. That extraordinary concept is now a reality, as CopenHill ski slope opens to the public this weekend. The area of CopenHill is 41,000 m2 and we allow a maximum of 100 skiers on the slopes at a time. Copenhagen’s waste-to-energy power plant lets you ski on its roof, while it converts 400,000 tons of trash into electricity and heating. No need to be a professional skier. At CopenHill there are plenty of food and drinks opportunities. Are you a beginner or do you want to develop your ski/snowboard skills? If you bring your own skis/snowboard, be sure to get it approved before start. CopenHill, a power plant topped with a rooftop ski slope, has opened in Copenhagen. The ski slope covers 10,000 sq m of the approximately 17,000 sq m roof and ramp area. The surface features green plastic and silicone. Covid-19 info: CopenHill is outdoors and has lots of space It is safe to visit and use facilities at Amager Bakke, as we are an outdoor facility with plenty of space. Spectacular and innovative in the true sense of the words. BIG's Copenhill is a functioning power plant in Copenhagen combined with public program like a ski slope and climbing wall. Not only will the new architectural beacon be visible from most of Copenhagen, a giant chimney way up on top will be blowing giant smoke rings. Be active in many ways with wind in your hair! (Photograph by Rasmus Hjortshoj, courtesy of BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group) On Earth Day—April 22—CopenHill even made it onto CNN's list of "18 noteworthy green buildings from around the world." 1 lift transports the guests. Furthermore, special events are taken into account. In Copenhagen, you can ski on a waste incinerator plant It almost goes without saying that Copenhill is the world’s first urban ski slope built on a waste incinerator plant. Follow our events and read more about CopenHill on our channels. Spectacular and innovative in the true sense of the words. A nice community focusing on being active together and practicing real "mountain running" in Copenhagen. Read more about ski school here. Futuristic, unparalleled ski slope and recreational hill on top of a new resource handling centre. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 10 and 85 m. CopenHill is an all year dry slope with gates and freestyle park. They talk about skiing, sustainable cities and the term 'hedonistic sustainability' which is what it's about. The weather is a factor at CopenHill. Safety is important to us at CopenHill. Heinz Fuchs, Chairman of the Saalbach Hinterglemm Tourist Office, comments: “Our branded gondolas and chairlifts are a perfect spot for CopenHill guests to take a quick rest and take some photos. In the spring of 2018, a small running and training community, RUN365, started up with its base on the ski slope. CopenHill, also known as Amager Bakke, opens as a new breed of waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, hiking trail and climbing wall, embodying the notion of hedonistic sustainability while aligning with Copenhagen’s goal of becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025. The ecological footprint that will produce the maintenance of this infrastructure, blurs the good intentions and cutting-edge technology applied to the recycling of waste that is made in the recycling center. You will find our cozy ski café at the bottom of the slope and our restaurant with a roof terrace at the top. Tutti questi rifiuti provengono dai 700.000 cittadini della città (e dalle relative imprese). That’s CopenHill – the artificial ski slope and recreational hiking area opened in the fall 2019, built on top of the new waste management centre. The dry ski slope was produced by Neveplast, a company based in Bergamo, world leader in the field of artificial ski slopes. You can bring your own equipment, or you can rent some from the local shop Steep and Deep where the experts will be ready to help you. Copenhill, the green ski slope atop BIG's Amager Bakke waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen, is shown in new photographs by Rasmus Hjortshøj. The craziest ski resort in the world boasts a 400-metre long ski slope, served by four lifts, including ski lifts and conveyor belts, and is entirely made in Italy. An attraction for everybody. E-mail Tilmeld Følg med i vores events og læs mere om CopenHill på vores kanaler. Soon, you will be able to bring out your ski and snowboard and head down the slopes at CopenHill. The newly-opened Copenhill power plant is topped with a fully-occupiable artificial ski slope. Enjoy our cozy facilities and grab something to eat and drink with friends! Watch the spectacular documentary as the two stars, Bjarke Ingels and Jesper Tjäder, met up at the top of CopenHill. Integrating new energy technology has taken on a new meaning in Denmark. Futuristic, unparalleled ski slope and recreational hill on top of a new resource handling centre. Alright, so maybe a dry slope wasn’t exactly what you had in mind for your next ski vacation, but just hear me out. Bring along your family, friends or go by yourself! It isn’t going to knock your socks off with breathtaking alpine views or have any experts shaking in their boots as they approach the fall line. Designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, SLA, AKT, Lüchinger+Meyer, MOE and Rambøll, CopenHill opens as a new breed of waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, hiking trail and climbing wall, embodying the notion of hedonistic sustainability while aligning with Copenhagen’s goal of becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025. Then check out our FAQs page. The CopenHill ski slopes are divided in three different levels to match you capacity. Everything is spiced with beautiful skiing and impressive architecture and design shots of the best view in Copenhagen. If you are not much of a skier, you can also try the hiking trail that goes all the way along CopenHill’s roof. Ogni ora il termovalorizzatore Copenhill brucia circa 70 tonnellate di rifiuti, per un totale annuo di 400.000 tonnellate di rifiuti solidi. CopenHill, also known as Amager Bakke, is a 41,000-square-metre waste-to-energy plant with an urban … At CopenHill, you will also find the world’s highest climbing wall of 85 meters, where certified climbers can test their skills. Tilmeld dig vores SKI365 community for at booke din ski-tid samt modtage nyheder om CopenHill. These will be emitted and be visible to Copenhageners every time 250 kilos of carbon dioxide have been released into the atmosphere. Otherwise, you are also welcome to contact us by e-mail or phone. Follow this site, where our calendar is updated continuously. A ski slope on the roof. You can rent equipment or bring your own at CopenHill. CopenHill, also known as Amager Bakke, opens as a new breed of waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, hiking trail and climbing wall, embodying the notion of hedonistic sustainability while aligning with Copenhagen’s goal of becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025. We are eager to see how our cooperation will develop further.”. It is safe to visit and use facilities at Amager Bakke, as we are an outdoor facility with plenty of space. ARC is one of the steps towards Copenhagen’s goal of becoming the world’s first carbon neutral capital. Therefore, always check the weather from home. Take the straight line to the top of the world's tallest climbing wall! Admittedly, Copenhill is still a far cry from the picturesque, snowcovered peaks of the Alps or Andes. It opened in 2017, and partially replaced the nearby old incineration plant in Amager, which is in the process of being converted from coal to biomass (expected finished 2020). Read more about when we may have to close due to bad/stormy weather. Copenhill’s roof will made from an artificial turf material, and it will be open to skiers and snowboarders all-year-round. The area of CopenHill is 41,000 m2 and we allow a maximum of 100 skiers on the slopes at a time. 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