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Play in the afternoon and well into the night at Adventure Ridge with ski bikes, kids snowmobile track, a slippery slope of rip-roaring tubing lanes and more. Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola, Adventure Ridge is snow park the size of a football stadium, complete with family food favorites like Bistro Fourteen. The Eagle Bahn Gondola runs from breakfast till night. Drink hot chocolate and watch the sun set over the bowls. Adventure Ridge, a family experience Like Nothing on Earth.


  • A Scenic Gondola Ride Ticket is required if you are planning to visit Adventure Ridge during regular mountain operations and do not have already have an Epic Pass or Lift Ticket. Please note, the Eagle Bahn Gondola is free after 3:30pm. If you plan on eating at one of our restaurants at Eagle's Nest, you might consider the Scenic Ride and Dine Ticket.
  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Everyone participating in any Adventure Ridge activity must fill out a Liability Form. You may fill it out before you come and bring it up before you participate in the activity.
  • Call Mountain Information at (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245) or 970-754-4380 after 5pm for more information.


NEW Forest Flyer™ Mountain Coaster 
Speed is your friend as you fly through the forest on a raised alpine coaster! The Forest Flyer™ winds its way 3,400 feet down the mountain, following the natural contours of the landscape through the forest. Mountain Coaster riders must be at least 54" tall to ride alone. For participants who are at least 3 years old and 38-54" tall, a companion 16 years or older is required to accompany them as the driver. Maximum weight on coaster is 330lbs.

1 RIDE - $25 | Open Tuesdays-Saturdays | February 28- Saturday April1

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A multi-lane hill featuring music, long runs, and the Adventure Bahn covered carpet to transport tubers to the top.


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Our nighttime guided tours are unique to Vail. Offered to intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders 10 and up. Reservations are recommended, please call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).

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Satisfy the need for speed with snowmobiles made for kids. 


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Open Dec. 14, 2016 - Apr. 1 2017.

From animal tracks to the mountain pine beetle, the Nature Discovery Center is your source for all things wild - including guided snowshoe tours with an expert naturalist. 2pm daily, no reservations required. Daily AM snowshoe tours are also offered through the Vail Resorts Nordic School. For more info about AM tours call (970) 754-3210.

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Bistro Fourteen offers casual, sit-down dining with a full bar at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola with incredible view of Mount of the Holy Cross. Adults will enjoy a
selection of contemporary American cuisine, and children 12 and under are treated to a special three-course meal for just $10. Bistro Fourteen is great before or after your Adventure Ridge fun! Lunch daily and dinner Tuesday through Saturday. Après ski specials Tuesday-Saturday. 

Join us for great specials including Daily $3 beers for Apres, live music on weekends and 3-course kids menu for $10. Get a sample of our new menu!

Call 970.754.4530 for reservations

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NATURE DISCOVERY CENTER - Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

Open Dec. 14 2016 - Apr. 1 2017


The region’s highest altitude nature center with fun exhibits that reveal the wonders of Vail’s wilderness. Free to visit for all ages. Tuesday-Saturday, 11am–7pm Sunday–Monday, 11am–4pm

FREE Naturalist Guided Snowshoe Tours
Free tours depart daily at 2pm (one hour tour) from the Nature Discovery Center. Snowshoes provided. For ages 10 and up.  

FREE Evening Snowshoe Tour
Travel by snowshoe as you learn about the habits of nocturnal animals and other mountain characters while you experience the distinct calm of the evening forest. Snowshoes provided. For ages 10 and up. Tuesday–Saturday, 5:30pm (One hour tour). For more information call 970.827.9725 or visit walkingmountains.org.

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