09/15/2016

Lionshead Roars as the Colorado Grand Culminates in Vail This Friday and Saturday

This Friday Lionshead will roar like never before as the 85+ Colorado Grand participants culminate their multi-day journey through the state of Colorado with a victory lap through the Lionshead Village!
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09/14/2016

2016 LA Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series Continues June 18 with the Summer Solstice 5K, 10K & Kids Fun Run

The Vail Recreation District's 2016 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will wrap up this Sunday with the EverGold 5K and 10K trail running races. Presented by Haute Route Gear & Apparel, the 10K race will begin at 8 a.m. followed by the 5K race at 8:10 a.m. from Mountain Plaza at the base of Gondola One in Vail Village. Runners will make their way up Windisch Way and Gitalong Road before descending Lion Down to Lionshead Village. The course will then ascend singletrack on Hank's Hideaway before a quick finishing descent to Mountain Plaza via Strawberry Lane. Runners experience an average grade of 10 percent and gain nearly 1,300 feet in elevation throughout the race. This is the final race in the seven race series.  ( more)

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Summer in Vail, Colorado

www.vail.com Vail, CO.

"There's a saying in Colorado...you come for the winter but you stay for the summer".

The largest ski resort in North America becomes an outdoor playground in summer with mountain biking, yoga, hiking and more -- all in the midst of the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

Music: "Summerlong" by Xylos

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Hiking in Vail - No. 1

Hiking in Vail - No. 1

There are more than 166 miles of trails to hike and explore surrounding the Vail.