Summer

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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Vail Epic Discovery Update

Sep. 29, 2015

Epic Discovery zipline Vail Andrew TaylorTesting the zip lines of Vail’s new Game Creek canopy tour, set to debut as a part of Epic Discovery in summer 2016. Photo: Andrew Taylor

Who else wants that guy’s job? Yesterday testing was conducted on the zip lines of Vail’s new Game Creek canopy tour, slated to open for summer 2016 as a part of the resort’s new summer mountain experience, Epic Discovery.

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2015 Summer in vail recap

Sep. 14, 2015

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Well that was fun! With the nighttime temperatures dropping, aspen leaves turning and the first snowfall on the horizon, let’s take a moment to look back on what an incredible summer we just had.

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Hiking and biking trail closures this week in Vail due to helicopter work on Avanti Express Lift (#2)

Jul. 30, 2015

UPDATED JULY 30: Gondola One and the Eagle Bahn Gondola will open on time at 9:30am and all hiking and biking trails on Vail Mountain (excluding Ridge Route and Radio Flyer) are now open.

UPDATED JULY 29:

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Top 6 Hidden Treasures of Vail

Jul. 21, 2015

llama rides vailWhen you come to Vail, there are certain boxes you have to check: 1) ride the gondola, 2) head to a show at Ford Amphitheater, 3) explore Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, 4) enjoy the dining and shopping in town. While these are all some of our favorite activities, they only just begin to scratch the service of what Vail’s summer season has to offer. 

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