Summer

Gondola One opens for bike hauls & hiking this weekend, June 14-16

Jun. 12, 2013
Vail gondolas open for summerGreat news, mountain bikers! Gondola One will open for bike hauls this weekend as well as for scenic rides and lunch at Sarge’s barbeque.
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USA PRO CYCLING CHALLENGE IN VAIL, CO

Jun. 11, 2013

August 23rd, the USA Pro Cycling Challenge will return to Vail for the grueling Time Trial!

Vail Time Trial Cycling Challenge

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Summer Wildlife on Vail Mountain

Jun. 11, 2013

There are so many great ways to explore the beauty and nature on Vail Mountain, from hiking, biking, trail running and Top of the Mountain tours, but next time you’re out enjoying the mountain, keep an eye out for signs of some of the wildlife native to Vail.

1. The yellow-bellied marmot can often be spotted sunbathing on rocks around the Adventure Ridge area and while hiking the trails around the mountain.

Marmota flaviventris

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10 of our favorite summer activities in Vail!

May. 27, 2013

Hikes in Vail, CO

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  • What better way to experience the beautiful scenery, smell the wildflowers and spot the wildlife than on your own two feet? With nearly 25 miles of hiking trails for all abilities on and around the mountain, there is no shortage of routes to take in amazing views.
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Win a Yeti Bike at Vail’s FAC this summer

May. 10, 2013

Vail Summer EventsListen to live music, hang out with friends AND win a Yeti Bike this summer in Vail.

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Summer Events in Vail

Apr. 28, 2013

Now that ski season is over, we’re preparing for what many locals say is the best season in Vail: Summer.

Surprised? You shouldn’t be. The Vail Valley is an outdoor and cultural playground in summer with world class downhill mountain biking, rock climbing, road biking, hiking, kayaking, rafting, fishing and camping complemented by outdoor performances by the likes of New York City Ballet, Philadelphia Orchestra, a free concert series and MORE. Pair that with our fantastic restaurants and dynamic Village and you’ve got yourself a summer utopia.

Vail activities

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Vail Ski Patrol’s 10 tips for hiking and biking on Vail Mountain

Apr. 23, 2013

Vail’s Ski Patrol exchanges ski boots for hiking boots as they maintain and monitor the mountain in the spring, summer and fall. Here are their tips for staying safe during your summer adventures on Vail Mountain!

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