GoPro Mountain Games 2016

May. 11, 2016


Summer is just around the corner and we’re kicking it off with one of the most highly anticipated events of the year: the GoPro Mountain Games, June 9 – 12! The country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, music, and the mountain lifestyle, with events ranging from the Steep Creek Kayak Championship to the Bouldering World Cup, mountain biking, DockDog competitions, and more.

Interested in competing against the pros? Want to see if your pup can stand up to the other DockDogs? Or just looking to get outside and hit the trails for a run or a bike ride? It’s not too late to register to compete! Visit www.MountainGames.com to register now! Register by May 31 to ensure your spot and the best entrance rates.

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Best Bike Rides Near Vail for any Taste

May. 2, 2016

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Biking is one of the most popular summer activities at Vail, and for good reason. From the unmatched on-mountain views to the adrenaline rush you get riding down the mountain, mountain biking is one of the best ways to enjoy all that summer in Vail has to offer. If a paved path is more your speed, there are plenty of road trails that provide opportunities to get your blood pumping, or just enjoy a cruise while taking in the views. And don’t worry about bringing your own bike – you can rent your gear at one of Vail’s many rental locations!

Here are our favorite bike rides in Vail:

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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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Best Hikes and Trails Around Vail

Apr. 28, 2016


Mountains and hiking go hand-in-hand (or better yet, foot-in-foot), especially during Colorado’s sunny summer months. Whether you’re looking for a heart-pumping workout or a leisurely stroll, there are hikes to fit every mood and skill level at Vail. No matter how much of a pro or newbie you are, wear appropriate footwear and keep these other tips in mind when you hit the trails! Check out our top recommendations for trails in Vail:

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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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2015-2016 Season Recap Video

Apr. 26, 2016

It’s been another unforgettable season at Vail Mountain and we can’t thank you enough for being a part of it! Watch some of our favorite moments from this season in our Season Recap Video. With powder skiing from opening day until closing day, this season was one for the record books.

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