The first annual Winter Mountain Games take place from February 8 to February 10, 2013 in Vail, Colorado. Events will include competitions in mixed climbing, mountain, Big Air, and dual slalom biking, Nordic and telemark skiing, ski mountaineering and snowshoe racing, along with a one-day vertical challenge in Vail's legendary Back Bowls. The winter festival in Vail comes to life with free concerts, films, an interactive expo area, demo events and more.
Vail Cascade Resort and Spa
Located at the foot of Vail Mountain in Colorado's Rocky Mountains, Vail Cascade Resort is a winter and summer vacation destination, offering many outdoor activities. In the summer, the area offers excellent trout fishing, whitewater rafting, hiking and mountain biking. If you want to visit Vail for some shopping and sightseeing, Vail Cascade Resort will provide with complimentary shuttle service.
In the winter, enjoy skiing, snowboarding, dog sledding, and romantic sleigh rides. The resort offers its guests ski-in/ski-out access to the ski slopes and a luxurious spa.
Spa and Fitness Services
Aria Spa & Club offers a range of massages, facials, body treatments, manicures and pedicures. Fitness classes such as aerobics, yoga, and Pilates are offered at the health club which also has an indoor running track and an outdoor pool, great for a summer vacation in the mountains.
Rooms & Suites
The resort has 292 rooms and 26 suites with mountain or courtyard views. Some of the suites feature a sauna, whirlpool, wet bar, and a fireplace. Ask for a mountain view.
Where to Eat
Chap's Grill & Chophouse serves regional game and steaks in a comfortable atmosphere. The town of Vail offers an array of dining choices, whether you are looking for a casual meal or a romantic dinner for two. Ask the hotel concierge for some recommendations.
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Before you head out to enjoy the outdoors, be sure to give your body a day or two to get used to the high altitude. Sunscreen and sunglasses are a must. Click here for great family adventure packages in Colorado.
Rates start at $535 during the summer.