Vail Mountain Opens for Summer 2018!

Saor down Vail’s Forest flyer alpine coaster starting June 8, 2018. photo: Andrew Taylor/ Vail Resorts

Here’s the scoop for summer 2018 Epic Discovery hours and Vail gondola hours!

Epic Discovery will open for the third summer at Vail Mountain on Friday, June 8, 2018. New this summer, The Scout Sampler Pass will give children access to the Kid’s Play Area, a structure specifically for Vail’s youngest guests. The play area includes a log balance beam, log crawl tunnel, log steppers, and a rock climbing boulder. Also new this summer is the Family Adventure Pack; buy three Adventure Passes and receive the lowest-priced fourth for free. The Kids Ride Free Program, which provides kids ages 12 and younger free access up the gondola with the purchase of an adult ticket, will return this summer.

Summer 2018 Gondola Hours

Gondola One, Vail Village

  • June 1-3
    • 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday through Sunday
  • June 8 – September 3
    • 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., daily
    • The 10th will open for lunch service on June 22nd. Reservations recommended.
      • 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Friday through Sunday
  • September 7-30
    • 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday through Sunday

Bikes will be allowed up the gondola until 4:00 p.m., as soon as conditions allow.

Summer 2018 Eagle Bahn Gondola Hours

  • June 8 – September 3
    • 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., daily
    • Eagle’s Nest BBQ will be open daily for lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • Bistro Fourteen will open for lunch service on June 15th.
      • 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., daily
  • June 21 – September 2
    • 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Thursday through Saturday
    • Bistro Fourteen will open for dinner service on June 22nd
      • 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday through Saturday
    • Game Creek Restaurant will open for the summer season on Sunday, June 17, Father’s Day and will be open for dinner service Thursday through Saturday evenings.
  • September 7-30
    • 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday through Sunday

Bikes will be allowed up the gondola until 6:00 p.m., as soon as conditions allow.

Summer 2018 Epic Discovery Hours

  • June 8 – September 3
    • 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., daily
  • September 7-30
    • 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday through Sunday

For more information about Vail Mountain, call the Mountain Information Center at (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245) or visit www.vail.com.

 

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