07/14/2017

La Sportiva Camp Hale Half Marathon, 10K and 5K on July 22

Back for its second year, the La Sportiva Half Marathon, 10K and 5K races will be run at historic Camp Hale on July 22.  ( more)

07/06/2017

Guided Fly Fishing Trips in the Heart of the Colorado Rockies

Running through the famed Rocky Mountains, are Colorado’s secret treasures; hundreds of miles of rivers and streams teeming with an abundance of trout, including Cutthroat, Rainbow, Brook, and Brown trout. Earnest fly fishermen and women have been discovering and traipsing along these highly-rated waters in recent decades in pursuit of a classic fishing experience. With the aid and guidance of long-time local guides, visitors and locals can confidently angle and even catch some trophy-sized trout.  ( more)

06/28/2017

Historic 41st Annual La Sportiva Vail HillClimb set for July 8

The historic Vail HillClimb returns this year as part of the Vail Recreation District's 2017 La Sportiva Vail Trail Running Series, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The Vail HillClimb, presented by Vail's Mountain Haus, will take place on Saturday, July 8 at 7 a.m. and has hosted over 500 participants annually over the past four decades. Featuring a switchback dirt and gravel road with spectacular views of the surrounding mountain ranges, the HillClimb tests local, regional and national runners with a 7.7 mile climb and more than 2,200 feet of elevation gain.   ( more)

06/09/2017

East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Series Continues Wednesday With Berry Creek Bash Race

The Vail Recreation District's East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Race Series presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will continue the summer season of racing on Wednesday, June 14 with the Berry Creek Bash in Edwards. The Berry Creek Bash is the second race of the seven-race series, and is presented by 808 Distillery.  ( more)

05/26/2017

Eagle Ranch Classic Kicks Off East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Race Series on Wednesday, May 31

The Vail Recreation District's East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Race Series presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will kick off its summer season of racing with the Eagle Ranch Classic on Wednesday, May 31. The Eagle Ranch Classic is presented by the Town of Eagle and Outdoor Tech.  ( more)

05/22/2017

East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Race Series Kicks Off Wednesday, May 31

The Vail Recreation District is gearing up for the East West Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Race Series presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, which kicks off the summer season of racing on Wednesday, May 31. The series features seven cross-country races at locations around Eagle County, taking place on Wednesdays throughout the summer.  ( more)

05/17/2017

The Vail Craft Beer Classic Brings a Health-Conscious Element to Colorado's Craft Beer Scene

This June 16th through 18th, the Vail Craft Beer Classic kicks off as a perfect mountain getaway for beer enthusiasts, foodies, and outdoor adventure-seekers from across the western region. With three days of craft beer tastings, pairings, meals, and workshops alongside high-altitude activities like guided hikes, bike rides, fly fishing trips and yoga, the Vail Craft Beer Classic offers an experience expertly curated for purveyors of Colorado’s active lifestyle.  ( more)

05/17/2017

New Antlers at Vail Hotel Travel Package Immerses Kids in Mountain Adventure

An emphasis on travel that offers “more personalized, transformative experiences, intended to inspire even the youngest adventurer and his or her parents” is a top 2017 family travel trend according to international family travel website essentialkids.com. In keeping with the trend, a new summer vacation package from Antlers at Vail promises to test family mettle with active adventure in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains from the back of a horse – and on an alpine coaster and zipline – all while capturing the memories on a GoPro camera. The Horsin’ Around family adventure is available June 15 – Aug. 15, 2017, offering three nights' comfortable lodging and two memorable days’ activities starting from $1,460 for a family of four.  ( more)

05/09/2017

Vail Whitewater Race Series Kicks Off May 9

It's almost time! Returning May 9, the Vail Recreation District is again partnering with Alpine Quest Sports to host the annual Vail Whitewater Race Series. In its fifth year, races will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. All races will be held at the Vail Whitewater Park where spectators will enjoy viewing the action from the banks of Gore Creek. Five races are scheduled and overall series prizes will be awarded following the final race on June 6.  ( more)