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Winter Activities in Vail

Where snow brings an endless amount of activities. Grab your skis or snowboard and enjoy the sweet feeling of Colorado’s fresh powder. Vail, with 5,289 skiable acres, there is enough snow for all levels! When it’s time to relax and the hunger kicks in, stop in Bistro Fourteen for spectacular views and a variety of food for the whole family. 

Ready to explore Colorado’s backcountry? Let the locals from Sage Outdoor Adventures or Nova Guides show you around on their snowmobiles. They both offer group tours, private tours, and if you’re seeking more adrenaline advanced tours. You can even rent your own snowmobile and explore on your own! Kids snowmobiling ages 6-12 is available through Vail Resorts at Adventure Ridge (top of Vail Mountain).

One of the great perks of Colorado is the endless amount of wildlife, even in the winter! Take in the majestic mountain views from the flowing creeks while fly fishing. Don’t know how to fly fish? That’s okay, Vail Valley Anglers, Minturn Anglers, or Gore Creek Fly Fisherman can show you the ropes. They offer guided tours, ice fishing, and Floating trips. Big groups can also join in on the fishing trips, they offer trips for up to 75 people! 

Discover Vail in its most natural element snowshoeing. Enjoy the views in the daytime or learn about Vails nocturnal animals at night, you might even get a glimpse of the wildlife on your tour! Tours begin at 2PM or 5:30PM every day and leave from the Nature Discovery Center.

You've heard of mountain biking, but ski biking in the winter? Take a ride down Vail Mountains blue and black runs on a ski bike! Night biking is a great option if you want to avoid the day crowd.

Snow tubing and a Mountain Coaster can include the whole family in the adventure! Wind through 3,400 feet of the mountain starting from the top of Vail. Go as fast as you want, you control the speed on the coaster! Relax on a snow tube and slide down Vail Mountain taking in the sweet views!

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