There is more than one way to enjoy the snow here in Vail. At the Antlers we are now offering free use of snowshoes to our guests. Take a pair of our new snowshoes out for a light Vail snowshowl on the bike path or for a vigorous walk up Vail Mountain. Want suggestions on where to go? Here are some great options;
1. The Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series continues on Sunday, January 6th. Register HERE! (Fun for all abilities, beginners included.)
2. Looking for a unique Vail experience or a kid friendly activity in Vail? Look no further than Moonlight Vail Snowshoe Tours! Tours depart from the Discovery Center at Eagle’s Nest (top of the Eagle Bahn gondola in Lionshead) and are available on January 18, 19, 20 & 21 and February 15, 16, 17 & 18 from 7-8:30pm. Learn astronomy and the habits of nocturnal animals while you snowshoe though the pristine silence of the moonlit mountains. (Reservations recommended.)
3. How about a full moon snowshoe with a Vail local? Stop by the front desk and ask our staff. There are a lot of great ideas out there, but we think the best one is to ask us…that way you always get something personal!
4. Looking to connect with the solitude and beauty of the mountains in a more laid back way? Grab a set of our snowshoes and head up Vail mountain at dusk, take a leisurely stroll along the Vail Golf course starting at the Vail Nordic Center, get off the grid with a hike at Vail Pass, or take a short drive to Meadow Mountain in nearby Minturn (be sure to stop by the most historic Vail Valley restaurant/bar at The Minturn Saloon).
However you choose to enjoy this great winter activity, always be safe. For a few helpful tips for your journey, click HERE.