Summer Mountain Activities
Rock Climbing and Mountaineering
Surrounded by rugged peaks and rock outcroppings, Vail Valley offers outstanding rock climbing and mountaineering experiences. You’ll find multiple top-rope and multi-pitch routes throughout the beautiful valley. Check out the 25-foot Climbing Wall at the base of Beaver Creek Mountain with several routes to the top. Open daily from Memorial Day weekend through mid-September.
Rocky Mountain Hiking Adventures
Discover the beauty, majesty and tranquility of the Rocky Mountains on a hiking adventure. Whether you want to challenge one of Colorado's 14,000 foot peaks or enjoy a leisurely nature hike along a clear mountain stream, Beaver Creek Mountain offers hiking experiences for every skill level. Strike out on your own, or stop by the Beaver Creek Hiking Center for a guided tour. You’ll find mountain and forest trails for hikers of every level.
Imagine lobbing with perfect shot with striking mountains as your backdrop. Adjacent to the Highlands Lodge, the Beaver Creek Tennis Center offers impressive tennis facilities, including five clay and two hard courts, clinics, group and private lessons by a USPTA staff, specials events and seasonal passes.
ATV, Jeep, and Hummer Tours
Discover the beauty and splendor of the White River National Forest on four wheels. Hop on an ATV and enjoy Jeep and Hummer tours on the rugged all-terrain trail that takes you to elevations as high as 12,500 feet. Ride through beautiful alpine meadows filled with wildflowers, rushing brooks, and wildlife. Along the way you will experience four different mountain ranges, the historic Camp Hale area, and the Continental Divide.
Ride off into the crisp morning or enjoy a beautiful lunch ride up to Beaver Lake. Conveniently located on Beaver Creek Mountain, the Beaver Creek Stables offer professional guided Trail Rides on scenic mountain trails and horse treks ranging from one-hour rides to all-day excursions. Experience a sunset dinner ride and fun wagon ride adventures.
In the summer, chairlifts are the perfect way to access hiking and biking trails. You can even take your bike with you and ride down the mountain without the work of pedaling up. Riding to the top of the mountain is a great, relaxing way to experience the beautiful mountain topography.