Solar Eclipse Viewing Activities at Vail and Beaver Creek

07 August 2017
 
Vail and Beaver Creek, Colo., August 7, 2017 — For the first time in 26 years, a solar eclipse will pass over Vail and Beaver Creek on August 21, 2017. According to Eclipse2017.org, Vail will see 92% of the solar eclipse from 10:21 AM to 1:11 PM, creating a once in a lifetime adventure in the mountains. The solar eclipse is the first total eclipse visible only in the USA since 1776.

Solar Eclipse Guided Hike & Lodging Package at Vail Mountain
Start the day with a gondola ride to Eagle’s Nest, located at over 10,000 feet. Guests will then depart for a guided hike amongst vibrant wildflowers to a prime viewing spot to witness this rare astronomical event. As the solar eclipse passes over Vail, relax and learn about one of nature’s most remarkable sights from your expert guide. For this unique event, the Lodge at Vail is offering exclusive savings on lodging with rates starting at $161 per night, with an additional charge for the solar eclipse experience. The Eclipse Package includes a guided hike, lunch at the top of the mountain, solar eclipse guide, solar eclipse viewing glasses and a gondola ride.

Please call the Vail Information Center at (970) 429-5044 or The Lodge at Vail Reservations at 844-661-4233 to make a reservation, inquire about rooms, or learn more about this offer.

Solar Eclipse Expedition on Beaver Creek Mountain
At peak eclipse time, spectators will witness spectacular views of this unusual occurrence on top the mountain on one of our viewing decks at over 9,000 feet. The tour begins at 9 a.m. at the White Carpet Club in the heart of Beaver Creek Village for coffee and pastries. Depart the White Carpet Club at 9:30 a.m. for a 4x4 adventure tour or guided hike. Sit back and enjoy the company of an experienced guide and beautiful scenery. At 11 a.m., the tour will arrive at the viewing deck to enjoy the solar eclipse, and picnic lunch. Following the historic eclipse event, guests return to the village via 4x4 ride. Guests will receive special solar eclipse viewing glasses and a picnic blanket.

Price for this experience is $175 per person and reservations can be made by calling the White Carpet Club at 970-754-6653 or the Summer Adventure Center at 970-754-4636. Limited seating available.
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About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate 11 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; Stowe in Vermont; 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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