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79 mi 128 km of trail 4 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 16 Trails Intermediate Trails 15 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

For such a huge resort, not much is visible from the valley floor. You'll need to get higher to enjoy the huge views. It's at least 2,200' to the summit ridge (on the Lionshead side), and not that easy at this altitude! Taking the gondola gets you to the better trails faster, but it's not cheap unless you have a ski pass (which includes summer usage for free). It's free to ride down if you get yourself up.

Visiting Tips

Trails at the top usually open for July 4th. Wildflowers start to peak in mid-July most years and extend through August. The aspens are spectacular starting in mid-September, and the crowds are all gone by then.

Parking in both structures is free during the summer. It fills up on weekends, but when that happens, overflow parking is allowed on the frontage roads.
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2.0 mi 3.2 km
#1 Radio Flyer
Vail, CO
2.0 mi 3.2 km Vail, CO
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4.1 mi 6.6 km
#2 Grand Traverse
Vail, CO
4.1 mi 6.6 km Vail, CO
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10.0 mi 16.0 km
#3 Two Elk Trail
Vail, CO
10.0 mi 16.0 km Vail, CO
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3.0 mi 4.8 km
#4 Big Mamba
Vail, CO
3.0 mi 4.8 km Vail, CO
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0.7 mi 1.1 km
#5 Lower Radio Flyer
Vail, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km Vail, CO
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2.2 mi 3.5 km
#6 Two Elk Connector
Vail, CO
2.2 mi 3.5 km Vail, CO
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4.6 mi 7.3 km
#7 Bowmans Shortcut
Frisco, CO
4.6 mi 7.3 km Frisco, CO
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4.9 mi 8.0 km
#8 Cougar Ridge
Minturn, CO
4.9 mi 8.0 km Minturn, CO
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0.9 mi 1.5 km
#9 Magic Forest
Vail, CO
0.9 mi 1.5 km Vail, CO
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#10 Hank's Hideaway
Vail, CO
2.0 mi 3.3 km Vail, CO
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3.6 mi 5.9 km
#11 Game Creek Trail
Vail, CO
3.6 mi 5.9 km Vail, CO
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1.9 mi 3.1 km
#12 Fred's Lunch
Vail, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km Vail, CO
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1.4 mi 2.2 km
#13 PMT
Vail, CO
1.4 mi 2.2 km Vail, CO
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0.8 mi 1.3 km
#14 OId Nine Line
Vail, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km Vail, CO
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0.7 mi 1.2 km
#15 Mane Lane
Vail, CO
0.7 mi 1.2 km Vail, CO
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1.3 mi 2.2 km
#16 Liondown (Lower)
Vail, CO
1.3 mi 2.2 km Vail, CO
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0.6 mi 1.0 km
#17 Onza Alley
Vail, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km Vail, CO
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2.2 mi 3.5 km
#18 Mid Vail Escape
Vail, CO
2.2 mi 3.5 km Vail, CO
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6.7 mi 10.8 km
#19 Mill Creek Trail
Vail, CO
6.7 mi 10.8 km Vail, CO
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0.7 mi 1.1 km
#20 Eagle's Loop
Vail, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km Vail, CO
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