New Summer Tubing Activity Now Open at Vail Mountain’s Adventure Ridge

01 July 2015
  • Summer tubing will eventually be incorporated into Vail’s comprehensive summer activities experience, Epic Discovery, when it debuts in summer 2016. 
High atop Vail Mountain at Adventure Ridge, grab a tube and hop a ride on Vail’s newest activity, summer tubing. The exciting new activity is now open for guests this summer and will eventually be incorporated into Epic Discovery, Vail’s comprehensive summer activities plan, when it debuts in summer 2016.
A new take on the mountain tubing adventure, summer tubing provides guests the opportunity to feel the thrill of the mountain just like winter tubing on snow. Guests ages 8 and older and at least 42” tall can enjoy three lanes of downhill thrills on this new Adventure Ridge activity. Attached shoes are required for all participants.
Additional summer activities open at Adventure Ridge include the Zip Flyer, challenge courses, kids zip line and challenge course, Top of the Mountain Tours, disc golf, climbing wall, and bungee trampolines. At the base of Lionshead, Vail’s Gore Creek Mini Golf course offers putting fun for all ages.
Summer 2015 Gondola Dates (Gondola One and Eagle Bahn Gondola)
  • Daily: Friday, June 12 – Sunday, Aug. 30
  • Weekends-Only: Sept. 4-7, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27 and Oct. 2-4

Lift tickets are required to ride Gondola One and the Eagle Bahn Gondola during the summer and can be purchased at the Vail Village or Lionshead Ticket Offices. Lift & Lunch tickets are also available and include gondola access plus a $15 credit towards the purchase of food and beverage at any of Vail’s on-mountain dining facilities.
2015–2016 Epic Pass holders receive unlimited, free scenic access to the both gondolas throughout the summer. Guests who have not yet secured a pass for next winter can purchase one online at
For more information about Vail Mountain visit, stop by the Mountain Information Center, or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
About Vail Mountain
Under blue skies more than 300 days each year, Vail is an extraordinary mountain resort destination. The vacation experience is exceptional, from the awe-inspiring terrain and natural beauty of the surrounding Gore and Sawatch Ranges to world-class events, activities and festivals, shops and spas, and the abundant culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations that line the pedestrian-friendly streets of Vail Village and Lionshead. Vail is where outdoor pursuits meet village sophistication. Offering more than 5,200 acres of developed ski and snowboard terrain including seven legendary Back Bowls in winter, and flourishing with new summer activities in preparation for the debut of Epic Discovery in 2016, the options for year-round adventure are endless. Coupled with the vision inherent in the spirit of Vail’s founders, and a modern day commitment to excellence in all aspects of guest service and operations, Vail is a mountain resort like nothing on earth.
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate 10 world-class mountain resorts and two urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Canyons and Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher, Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Company owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is



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