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Activities – Summer

Activities – Summer2018-09-05T19:06:55+00:00

Summer Activities Beaver Creek Colorado

Our concierge team will plan and arrange all the summer activities for of your perfect Beaver Creek vacation.  We confirm all reservations in advance, saving you time and frustration.  Below is a list of the different summer activities available to you during your stay with us here at Elevation Accommodations.

Call us or fill out our concierge checklist to reserve all activities.

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Summer Activities

Vail Pass bike tour *All Down Hill*

Join Charter Sports for a thrilling two hour self guided bike tour.

“Just follow the path” is all you hear as you chase after your kids on an easy coast down the Vail Pass paved bike path.

The 3,000 vertical foot journey will give you a memorable sense of achievement.  Immerse yourself in lush mountain splendor.  Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, waterfalls and mountain air that keep you feeling refreshed all day.  This trip is an awesome and exhilarating way to explore the Vail Valley.

Bike Rentals & Delivery

Biking in the Valley is a local’s favorite.  From the mild Vail Pass bike tour to Extreme Downhill Mountain Biking as well as everything in between.  The valley is full of bike trails, bike paths, and scenic roads.  While the resorts on the other hand offer lift service allowing you too quickly and easily access the good stuff.

We can arrange the perfect set up just for you and even have it delivered to your vacation home rental prior to your arrival.  You can reserve by the hour or get a huge discount when you reserve bikes for your whole trip.

We want you to stay safe so we include helmets with all bike rentals free of charge.

Golf

There are few places in the world where the game of golf can be played in such astounding natural beauty.  Here, hospitality, impeccably manicured greens, spectacular backdrops and a love of the game come together to bring you an unbeatable golf experience.

Beaver Creek Whitewater rafting

Whitewater Rafting

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a method of traveling.

A day on the river is another method of traveling, which leads to shear happiness.

From mild, scenic float trips to wild, adventurous white water there is a rafting trip for all ages, abilities, and desires.  We offer a variety of voyages down the rugged Arkansas, the mighty Colorado, or the calm Eagle rivers.  Every trip is unique in its level of rapid rating, scenery, adventure, and location.  Trips are always guided by a professional, world class raft guide.

Turtle Tubing

There is more to life than speed.  Join Turtle Tubing for a beautiful summer day floating down the lazy river.  This is one of Greg’s favorite activities to do especially on the hot days when the resorts are full of guests.  Being able to step out and simply float away from the chaos we know as life is truly unbelievable.  Turtle Tubing’s lazy river tour is a one of a kind experience.  It is sure to provide you with an experience and new acquaintances you won’t soon forget.

Zip-Lin Tours

Add a ZIP to your step while enjoying the pristine mountains, beautiful trees, and raging rivers below as you’re zipping 30 miles per hour over a rugged canyon.

Zip Adventures is the one place in Colorado where you can soar like an eagle 100 to 200 feet above the floor of Alkali Canyon on six zip lines ranging from 150 to 1,000 feet in length while zipping up to 30 miles per hour.

Each group of no more than 12, will be guided by two highly trained guides devoted to showing you our environment is a safe eco-friendly way.  This ultimate adrenaline rush will definitely get your heart pumping.

Fly Fishing

Want never-ending options for unlimited fishing adventures!  Sample some of the finest trout fishing the West has to offer. For novice anglers and well-seasoned fishermen alike, our guide staff will treat you to an experience on legendary waters here in the Vail Valley and beyond. With a wealth of waters to choose from, guides will select certain waters based on angler preference, level of experience, water conditions, and current hatches.

Jeep & Hummer Trail Rides

Do you want the best view with the least amount of work?  Now you can effortlessly access Beaver Creek & Vail’s spectacular backcountry with our fun and knowledgeable 4×4 guides. With several trails right at your back door, you’ll be taken up above timberline heights, amongst the woodlands and maybe even come face to face with Colorado wildlife. Climb through open meadows, aspen glades, cross through alpine streams and enjoy incredible 360-panoramic views. Now this is an activity the whole family will enjoy and provides you with the opportunity to snap those postcard perfect vacation photos.

Horseback Riding

There are journeys that turn into legends

Come experience the Colorado high country by horseback

Offering rides for every ability from novice to experienced. Pick the perfect trail ride for you as we offer 1 hour, 1.5 hour, 2 hour, and 3 hour trail rides. Our wranglers are hand selected from the best in the Vail Valley. We pride ourselves on having knowledgeable, fun and experienced guides to ensure a memorable horseback experience.

Cattle Drive

Cows Just Got a Bit More Glamorous

Come back to the Old West! Relive the days when Cowboys moved cattle across The West.

Are you ready for something a bit more challenging than a trail ride? Or are you looking for a true “western experience, the one you’ll never forget? Go back in time to the old west on a cattle round-up to gather 60-80 head of cattle at the historic Bair Ranch located in one of the most beautiful canyons in The United States, The Glenwood Canyon. This is your chance to help move a herd and be a true cowboy or cowgirl.

Hiking

Hundreds of trailheads dot the valley floor from Vail Pass to Glenwood Canyon.   With some of the best trails steps from your back door, picking the best one depends on many factors.  Mostly you!

First thing to consider is the destination.  Are you hiking to a point of interest like a high alpine lake, or is a water fall more in line with your group’s desires?

Hot Air Balloon Rides

Welcome – to the magical realm of Hot Air Ballooning.

Specializing in year-round balloon tours above the beautiful Eagle River Valley.

Our hot air balloon flights are surrounded by brilliant blue skies and breath catching Rocky Mountain Vistas.  Each season has its own special beauty and flight time will be as long as we can make it!  60 minute minimum – 75 minutes average.

Ice Skating & Lessons

The Black Family Ice Rink is an extraordinary experience.  Located in the heart of Beaver Creek Village our outdoor ice rink is open year round.   Skate rentals as well as lessons are available on a first come first served basis so get here early.

Kids Camps

Kids Camps ages 5—15

Nature Camp, Critter Camp, Pony Camp and Horse Camp are all some of the options available to you for the day or even the week.

The horses are well rested and very chubby from eating over 100 tons of hay this winter! They need kids to groom the long, fuzzy hair off their bodies and from their manes and tails. Just like us, they need to get back into shape. Campers can help with that!

Parents love our flexible schedule which allows children to attend one, two, ten or many more days of camp throughout the summer. Camps run Mondays through Fridays. 9:30 to 3:30 for full day camps, 9-12 or 12:30 – 3:30 for half-day camps. Talk you your concierge to make reservations or to learn more.

Tennis & Lessons

The Beaver Creek Tennis Center is located above the Highlands Lodge.  We welcome and invite players of all levels to join us on one of our five Har-Tru clay or two hard courts.  On site there is a complete pro shop offering men’s and ladies’ tennis wear, racquets, and tennis accessories.  The Beaver Creek Tennis Center is proud to present our USPTA Professionals. Our instructors have extensive teaching experience for all ages and levels of play.

For those that love the game there are few greater joys than to play on clay. The legendary surface that is host to the French Open finds a welcome home in Bachelor Gulch as well.  Here you will find four manicured clay tennis courts that are certain to satisfy casual, as well as seasoned and highly rated players. Tennis pros and classes are available upon request.  Welcoming Players of Every Level.