Adventure Ridge

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola, Adventure Ridge at Vail has fun activities for all ages at over 10,000 ft! In the summer months, Adventure Ridge transforms to a mountaintop fun park, complete with Mountain Biking, Hiking and fun for children of all ages.

Enjoy a number of fun and family-friendly activities, including:
  • Zip Line: The four-line, 1,200-foot zipline tour is a new and unique way to see the mountain from an entirely different point of view. Grab the handles and hold on tight as you fly through the air at 10,000ft!

  • Ropes Courses: Choose your own adventure with one of Vail Mountain’s High Ropes Challenge Courses! Put your navigation abilities to the test when you traverse through obstacles while high in the air. It’s a fun and challenging activity for the whole family.
  • Rebound Trampoline: Catch some air at 10,000 ft. on a modified trampoline with a waist harness attached to bungee cords.

  • Kids Climbing Wall: Put on a harness and scramble up a climbing wall located at 11,000 feet!

  • Motor Tours: Vail’s new 45-minute Top of the Mountain Tour combines adventure with incredible summer views of Vail’s legendary Back Bowls, the Gore Range and Mount of the Holy Cross from high atop Vail Mountain in an open air vehicle. The 11-mile loop begins at Eagle’s Nest and continues beyond Patrol Headquarters to Two Elk before returning to the western end of the mountain.

  • Mini Golf: Gore Creek Mini Golf is perfect for the whole family. The course provides putting fun for all ages on nine, par-three holes and each hole features an interpretive animal theme that spotlights local Vail Valley animal species and provides educational background and information.

  • Disc Golf: Tee up for this spectacular, self-guided 18-hole Disc Golf Course at the top of the mountain. Front nine is beginner/intermediate and the back nine is intermediate/advanced. Allow 1–2 hours per nine holes.

  • Hiking: Guided hikes on Vail Mountain are offered Wednesday to Saturday during summer operations. Private hikes are available Sunday to Tuesday and are customizable to your hiking preference! All guided hikes will meet at the Lionshead Ticket Office. Walk ups available at ticket office or Adventure Ridge, reservations recommended! (970) SKI VAIL or (970-754 8245).

  • Horseback Tours & Pony Rides: Take a scenic horseback tour from Eagle’s Nest through Game Creek Bowl and back, overlooking the Vail Valley. Suitable for adults and children 7 years and up. Children ages 2–6 years can enjoy pony rides around our mountaintop corral. Reservations are recommended. Please call the Mountain Information Center for tour times and availability (970) SKI VAIL or (970-754 8245).

  • Biking: Join one of our experienced guides for an exhilarating journey down Vail Mountain’s network of mountain bike trails. Designed for our guests with less experience on a mountain bike, this two hour tour includes some basic instruction and a guide to help you explore Vail Mountain.
  • Visit Vail.com for hours of operation and complete activity information.