National Safety Awareness Month 2020
Celebrate and practice Safety on Vail mountain while having FUN!
Dates:
Daily: Jan 01 - Jan 31

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Vail Safety Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, January 4th and Sunday, January 5th, Saturday, January 25th and Sunday, January 26th
Any time between 10 am and 2 pm at Chaos Canyon 
Join in a safety scavenger hunt on Vail Mountain at the top of Chaos Canyon. All participants who complete the scavenger hunt will be quizzed on one thing they learned and get a gift bag. 

School Safety Presentations 

All throughout the month of January
Vail Health, Vail Mountain Safety, and Vail Ski Patrol are doing safety talks for elementary through high school students at various school throughout the valley. The real stars are the Vail avalanche dogs and Vail Health has a game show type presentation planned for everyone to participate in with the students. 

Helmet Safety and Giveaway
Saturday, January 18th and Sunday, January 19th 
10 am to 2 pm at the base of Gondola One and Lionshead 
Join Kim Greene from Vail Health to learn about helmet safety and receive a free helmet with a $10 donation. Will have sunscreen packets with safety cards to hand out, as well.  

Ski and Snowboard Registration
Saturday, January 18th and Sunday, January 19th
10 am to 2 pm at the base of Gondola One
Register your board or skis with the Vail Police so they can be tracked if they are lost or stolen.

VMS Safety Booth

Saturday, January 11th and Sunday, January 12th 
10 am to 2 pm at the base of Gondola One 
Mountain Safety employees will be handing out stickers and buffs, and signing guests up for the GoPro raffle and defensive ski and ride clinics.

Flight for Life Helicopter Viewing
Sunday, January 19th 
11 am at the west side of Chair 2- weather dependent  
Get an informative look at the helicopter and its crew at the top of chair 2. 

Vail Safety Patrol Dog Meet and Greet

Saturday, January 11th and Sunday, January 12th   
10 am to 11 am at Eagle’s Nest
At Eagle’s Nest outpost with an Epic Mix photographer and one of our awesome avalanche dogs!

Mountain Safety Defensive Ski and Ride Tours
Saturday, January 11th and Sunday, January 12th 
2 pm at the Mountain Safety Center
Mountain Safety leads will take guests on a run down Swingsville, pointing out the important elements of defensive skiing, including looking uphill when merging, stopping in a safe place and maintaining a safe distance from other guests. Tours will leave from the Safety Center, at the top of chair 4. 

Hot Chocolate at the Mountain Safety Center
Friday, January 10th and Friday, January 31st
10 am until the hot chocolate runs out
Mountain safety will be offering free hot chocolate at the Mountain Safety Center, along with zipper pulls, granola bars, and buffs.