Winter Activities In Vail

There’s lots to do in Vail in addition to downhill skiing.

Snowmobiling in the Vail Area

There are many options for snowmobiling in the Vail area, including tours with great views of the Rocky Mountains. Sage Outdoor Adventures provides one piece suits, boots and helmet if needed, and you just need to bring your normal outdoor winter gear, including warm socks, gloves, googles and camera. Sage will pick you up for your tour at the front door of the Vail International condos.

Ice Skating in Vail

The Dobson Ice Arena, which is located adjacent to the Vail International condos, offers public skating as well as skate rentals.There is also outdoor skating available at the Arrabelle in Lionshead and the Solaris Plaza in Vail Village.

Nordic Skiing in Vail

Nordic skiing, also known as cross country skiing, is great cardio excersise outdoors. The Vail Nordic Center, just east of Vail Village, offers 17 km of groomed trails as well as rentals. Contact them at 970-476-8366.

Snowshoeing in Vail

Snowshoeing is very a popular outdoor winter activity in and around Vail. Rentals are available at Vail Ski Tech in Lionshead. There are also outdoor trails at the Vail Nordic Center.  Walking Mountains Science Center also offers snowshoe tours.