Today marks the kick off of the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, music, and the mountain lifestyle
Professional and amateur outdoor adventure athletes from the Vail Valley and around the world will converge upon the mountains and rivers of Vail to compete in nine sports and 25 disciplines including: x-country and road cycling, freestyle, 8-Ball, sprint and extreme kayaking, raft cross, World Cup Climbing, stand up paddle sprint and surf cross, as well as trail, mud and road running, dog comps and the Ultimate Mountain Challenge.
In addition to the athletic events, the GoPro Mountain Games will include a mountain photography competition, adventure film school, film festival, an interactive exhibition and demo area, live music, and mountain lifestyle parties. Not an athlete? No worries! Enjoy the many spectator bleachers set up so you can take a load off and take in the excitement!
Click HERE to see the daily happenings around Vail Village this weekend! There’s so much fun to be had in many facets!
Not to mention the abundant local vendors for tasty food and crisp cold beverages!
This is a weekend not to miss in Vail; it really expresses Vail’s true essence of active lifestyle and enjoyment
The Mountain Games are a project of the Vail Valley Foundation
183 Gore Creek Drive Suite 5 Vail Village – located above the International Bridge