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.
Visitors to Vail can trade in their two skis for two wheels in the summertime for another fun way to go downhill on Vail Mountain. Never attempted a downhill ride without skis? Vail has the perfect solution for bikers of all abilities -guided mountain biking tours. Experience the beauty of Vail Mountain beyond the scenic gondola rides with the comfort of having a knowledgeable and experienced guide leading the way. [...Read More]
Giant grins cover the faces of parents and kids alike as the announcer preps the group for the start of Teva Mountain Games X-Country Mountain Bike Kids Race. The race starts and the kids take-off, smiles morphing into furrowed brows as they grind up the first hill. [...Read More]
Elite fly fishermen from around the world came to Vail in September, 2010 for the America Cup International Fly Fishing Tournament. Though it was only in its fourth year, it is now the largest fly fishing competition in the United States.