Beaver Creek Announces Summer Activities & Events: Fun for all; on and off the hill

11 May 2017
Beaver Creek, Colo., May 11, 2017 – Beaver Creek’s array of summer activities and events provide fun for all ages and all ability levels, on and off the mountain. With 50 miles of mountain bike and 62 miles of hiking trails, 4x4 tours, horseback riding, rock climbing, swimming, whitewater rafting, kayaking, fly-fishing, golfing, tennis, famous rodeos, live music, fine dining, culinary and wine festivals, summer in the Rocky Mountains is as restorative as it is invigorating.
 
Beaver Creek Summer Adventure Center is the Gateway to Family Fun and Unique Experiences
Located in the heart of the Beaver Creek Village, the Beaver Creek Summer Adventure Center beckons guests to enjoy a Colorado mountain vacation of family outdoor fun.  As the portal to all summer fun, the Beaver Creek Summer Adventure Center offers activity recommendations, hike, bike, and fly fishing guided tours, food and wine excursions, family activities, equipment rentals, tickets, packages, and more. 
Summer Activity Photos
 
  • The Kids’ Action Pass offers a variety of close-by recreation on Beaver Creek’s expansive lawn – such as the Bungee Trampoline, Ropes Course, Gem Panning, Climbing Wall, and Miniature Golf.  Action Pass photos  
  • Hiking Beaver Creek is an adventure of the senses, and professional guides offer guests an insider’s tour of unrivaled scenery - from Lift & Lunch packages and serene nature tours to decadent wine and cheese excursions.  Hiking photos
  • From lift-served beginner rides and cruises through enchanting neighborhoods to thrilling cross country adventures and expert descents, guests of all ability levels are invited to access to 50 miles of mountain biking at Beaver Creek.  The ease and convenience of the Summer Adventure Center offers bike and helmet rental equipment, guides, lift ticket sales and more.  Beaver Creek Biking Photos
  • No visit to Beaver Creek is complete without a mountaintop glimpse of the surrounding peaks.  Beaver Creek’s Chairlift Ride & Lunch package invites guests to ascend the state-of-the-art Centennial Express Gondola to Spruce Saddle Lodge, which presides over Beaver Creek to offer guests its perennial view of the Gore Mountain Range. Scenic Chairlift Ride Photos  
Summer Lift Operations
June 10 – June 11: Weekend Operations Only
June 17 – September 4:  Lifts Open Daily
September 9 – September 24: Weekend Operations Only
 
Gore Creek Fly Fisherman
Distant high country streams feed into to Gore Creek, the Eagle River, the Colorado River, and the Roaring Fork for some of the best fly fishing in the world – all of which are situated within an 80-mile radius of Beaver Creek. Experts at Gore Creek Fly Fisherman partner to present guided trips and local expertise which reveal the best of Colorado’s waters. Fly Fishing Photos

Summer Day Camps for Kids
Beaver Creek Kids’ Day Camp offers kids ages 5 to 12 a full day of fun in the mountains with outdoor adventures designed specifically to explore, educate and entertain campers all summer long. Activities include face painting, pony rides, panning for gold, martial arts, canoeing, archery, kayaking, swimming and hiking. The Five Star program features rafting, jeep tours, alpine slide, rock climbing, horseback riding and swimming. Kids Day Camp Photos

Beaver Creek Outdoor Yoga Series
The unmatched scenic backdrop of Beaver Creek Mountain offers the ultimate setting for finding balance and meditative rejuvenation.  Classes are held each Wednesday, June 28 through August 9, from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. in Centennial Park, at the base of the Buckaroo Gondola and are complimentary and for all levels. Mats are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis; bringing your own mat, water bottle and sunscreen is encouraged. If in the case of inclement weather, the class will be held inside (location TBA). Event Photos
 
Concerts by the Creek
Nothing says Colorado in the summertime more than lush green grass, mountain air and free live music with a Rocky Mountain backdrop. Join us on Wednesdays from June 28th- August 9th for a complimentary music experience perfect for all ages. Taking place at Creekside Park, Concerts by the Creek is nestled in the heart of Beaver Creek, steps away from the village core, featuring a variety of genres: soul, indie, folk, and more. Bring the whole family, a blanket and your dancing shoes! Food and drinks available for purchase. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and the show starts at 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Event Photos
 
Village F.A.C.  (Friday Afternoon Club)
“Friday Afternoon Club” – an Eagle County tradition - comes to Beaver Creek Village this summer. Every Friday, from June 23rd – August 25th, bring the whole family out to the Beaver Creek plaza for live music, shopping, games and more. Try a bite from one of the local restaurants, or purchase a  beverage and soak up the summer sun at the seasonal Plaza Pavilion, located at the west end of the ice rink.
 
Culinary Connection
Stop by the Plaza Pavilion in the Beaver Creek Village on Saturday afternoons throughout the summer to mix and mingle with the behind the scenes people who give Beaver Creek its world-renowned culinary reputation – Beaver Creek chefs, sommeliers and beyond. Each session is unique – from cooking demonstrations and wine pairings to discussions on the history of a storied Beaver Creek gourmet outlet – and each session offers the chance to try a free sampling of the restaurants’ tasty creations.

Cozy Up to Big Name Artists at the VPAC
The Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC) in Beaver Creek is an intimate 530-seat theater inspired by the Littman’s Kunstler Theater in Munich, is a facility of unparalleled grandeur, breathtaking architectural design with the highest quality finish work and acoustics available. The summer lineup will include world famous artists including Diana Krall, Trace Adkins and Grammy Award Winner Peter Frampton to name just a few. Photos

Summer Races at Beaver Creek

June 24 - Summer Solstice Trail Run
Kick off the summer in Beaver Creek’s Creekside Park with a 5K or 10K trail running race benefitting the Vail Valley Charitable Fund. Bring the kids to participate in the free Kids Fun Run. Following the race, racers are invited to enjoy food provided by a local restaurant and live entertainment in Creekside Park.  
July 8-9 - Triple Bypass Bike Ride
The Triple Bypass Bicycle Ride is recognized as one of the premier cycling events for those who DARE! Celebrating the 29th Anniversary of the Triple Bypass Bicycle Ride, the Triple offers two days of enjoying the beautiful Rocky Mountains on your bike, with over 10,000 feet of challenging elevation gain.
July 15-16 - XTERRA Triathlon & Trail Run
The Beaver Creek XTERRA Trail Run offers stunning scenery, dreamy single track trails and a festive post-race atmosphere in the Beaver Creek Village.  Offering distances of 5K (3.1 miles), 10K (6.2 miles) and 20K (12.4 miles), the all-ages, family-friendly event offers races for every level of endurance. 
July 22 - Colorado Eagle River Ride
Beaver Creek and S.O.S. Outreach have partnered to present the Colorado-Eagle River Ride.  Riders will loop Beaver Creek Resort and continue along the scenic banks of the Colorado and Eagle Rivers.  Multiple races distances – 100 miles, 68 miles and 42 miles – offer riders of different ability levels suitable options.
August 13 - Beaver Creek Half Marathon, 10k & 5k
Guests are invited to run in a favorite summer tradition and enjoy a variety of distance options – all of which begin and finish in Beaver Creek’s Creekside Park.  Beautiful scenery along unpaved roads and trails offer a pristine setting for a morning run.  The Beaver Creek Half Marathon. 
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate ten world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com




 

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Senior Communications Specialist
Email: samesuda@vailresorts.com
Phone: 970-754-5169

Sally Gunter

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