Summer

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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Epic Discovery Summer Tubing

May. 30, 2016

Grab a tube, hop a lift, get a rush! Adventurers young and old will love taking thrilling runs down the 550 ft-long Eagle’s Nest summer tubing hill.

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Epic Discovery Adventure Courses

May. 24, 2016

Put your strength and balance to the test as you explore challenging obstacle areas via ropes, bridges, logs and balance elements, all with a bird’s eye view of Vail’s surrounding mountain ranges!

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Summer Dining “Bests” in Vail

Apr. 30, 2016

Vail’s food and drink scene is a tour de force, and exploring it could be considered an Olympic event. There are certainly a plethora of options to choose from, but these are some of our standby “bests” that’ll leave you with a full stomach and a smile every time.

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Can’t-Miss Shopping Experiences in Vail

Apr. 27, 2016

 

Vail is just as revered for its world-class shopping as it is for its beautiful mountain views and year-round outdoor adventures. Come summertime, blue skies and warmer temperatures breathe new life into Vail’s already vibrant shopping scene, as do the many festivals throughout the summer.

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Thrill. Explore. Discover. The Ultimate Summer Playground Debuts at Vail.

Apr. 26, 2016

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Summer in the mountains is taking on a whole new feel as Epic Discovery debuts at Vail Mountain this year. Immerse yourself in nature, challenge yourself with thrilling activities like the Forest Flyer, Game Creek Aerial Adventure, ziplines and adventure courses. But that is only half the fun. Explore our natural playground, stand where founders Pete Seibert and Earl Eaton did, and learn about local flora and fauna with Epic Discovery’s learn through play elements.

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Vail Fall Trail Update

Oct. 1, 2015

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Summer gondola operations are now closed for the season.

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