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GoPro Mtn Games Free Live music

Jun. 5, 2016
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Photo by Andrew Taylor

The GoPro Mountain Games kick off this week in Vail, and while they’re known for warm sunny days spent watching kayakers, slack liners and incredible adventure sport athletes, with the cool mountain nights come tons of free, live tunes!
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Epic Discovery: Summer Activities on Vail Mountain

Jun. 2, 2016

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The launch of Epic Discovery is just around the corner and Vail Mountain’s ultimate playground is about to become that much more fun! If you’re ready to immerse yourself in nature, challenge yourself with thrilling activities like the Forest Flyer, Game Creek Aerial Adventure, ziplines and adventure courses, we’ve got the summer adventure for you. Learn more about all of Epic Discovery’s thrilling summer activities. They’re sure to challenge you, thrill you and show you how summer-time should be spent.

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Gondola 1 Summer Operations Start June 3

Jun. 1, 2016

The weather is warming, flowers are blooming, trails are drying out and we’re firing up the gondolas! Vail Mountain will operate Gondola One for a limited opening weekend, June 3-5 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with limited offerings at the Mid-Vail area. Hiking trails and mountain biking trails will not be open during opening weekend, but join us for a scenic gondola ride and take in the first sight of Vail’s stunning summer views.

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GoPro Mountain Games Athelete: Sierra Blair-Coyle

Jun. 1, 2016

Watch professional rock climber and World Cup Competitor, Sierra Blair-Coyle compete in the GoPro Mountain Games. Don’t miss Sierra and the rest of this year’s incredible athletes competing in Vail at the GoPro Mountain Games this June 9-12. For more informational on the IFC World Cup rock climbing competition and other GoPro Mountain Games athletes, visit www.mountaingames.com.

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Top Five Hidden Hikes in Vail

May. 30, 2016

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Contributed by Kristin Yantis

Donny Shefchik of Paragon Guides shares some of his favorite hikes in Vail.

Home to nearly 200 miles of trails, Vail offers a plethora of hiking experiences to choose from on Vail Mountain and throughout the surrounding Gore and Sawatch mountain ranges.

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5 Things to Know When Planning Your Ski Vacation

May. 29, 2016

A group of friends skiing groomed terrain on Vail Mountain.

Planning any vacation can feel like a daunting under taking, particularly a ski vacation. Between selecting the perfect lodging, to dealing with all your clunky skis, boots and gear, and determining which lift ticket or ski pass is the best option for your stay-length, even the savviest traveler may become fatigued.

But have no fear, the ultimate ski vacation is waiting for you and we’ve got the tips that will help you get there! From booking dates to hitting the slopes, we’ve got you covered!

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Top 10 Photos of the 2015-2016 Season

May. 16, 2016

While the temperatures are warming and the flowers are starting to bloom, as always our hearts and thoughts are in winter. Relive our unforgettable 2015-2016 season one more time and explore our Top 10 Photos of the Season and the talented photographers that captured them.

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