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Outdoor Activity Classes in Vail Valley, CO

Outdoor classes let you learn new activities to enjoy in the outdoors in Vail or Beaver Creek. Maps, orienteering, outdoor sports and first aid are just some of the classes available.
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Colorado River Center in Wolcott, CO

Colorado River Center in Wolcott, CO

The Colorado River Center at Rancho Del Rio on the banks of the Colorado River offers a full day of FUN for the whole family. It offers an abundance of family river activities near your Vail and Beaver Creek vacation. Options include: Rafting or Ducky rentals. Half- or full-day trips available. Have lunch on the shaded patio area and enjoy kids' playground plus splashing in the river Photo Ops GALORE!!! Swim in the river. PFDs (personal flotation ... Read More
Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Rappelling with Apex in Vail, Colorado offers fun for family members of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels in an easy-to-access location with amazing Colorado vistas. Apex's professionally trained guides will ensure you have a safe, once-in-a-lifetime experience. No minimum number of participants required. No experience necessary. All equipment provided. Rappelling with Apex Mountain School opens the door to adventureon your Colorado vacation. ... Read More
Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Vail's #1-recommended ice climbing tours and instruction. Unmatched client care. Apex welcomes all ability & fitness levels, kids, families, singles, couples. All activity-specific equipment provided. Great winter vacation activity (off the ski slopes) for new or experienced climbers. East Vail is a world-revered ice climbing destination and among the most accessible locations in Colorado. Featuring routes up to 110 feet from beginner to advanced, ... Read More
Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Come learn Wilderness Survival skills with Apex Mountain School, Vail's #1-recommended private wilderness instruction, famed for unmatched client care. Kids, families, singles, couples, and all ability and fitness levels are welcome. All activity-specific equipment provided. Come and learn the "ins and outs" of surviving in a winter wilderness - from avalanche education to technical skills, building snow shelters and more. Apex clients consistently say, ... Read More
US Forest Service Station in Minturn, CO

US Forest Service Station in Minturn, CO

Between Vail and Beaver Creek, you'll find fabulous hiking, views, photo ops and an informative Naturalist guide! A FREE activity for ages 10 and up. No pre-registration required, just show up! Ever wonder what lies within Colorado's beautiful Rocky Mountains? Join a Naturalist with the Eagle - Holy Cross Ranger District and Walking Mountains Science Center on a hike to learn about public lands, flora, fauna, wildlife and local history on a scenic hike. ... Read More
Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Challenge yourself to over 14,000 feet of elevation gain on one of Apex's fourteener ascents! Colorado offers the greatest number of fourteener summits in North America, making it the perfect destination for adventurers and enthusiasts alike. Skin or snowshoe to approach your route. A fourteener ascent with Apex is for everyone up for a challenge; no prior experience required. Climb a fourteener to gain experience and push for higher mountains, such ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Art is all around us! These classes will engage young artists of all skill levels with the natural world while helping them appreciate art and nature in a whole new way. Art in Nature takes place outside at the Vail Nature Center. Please pack a water bottle and a snack or lunch for each child. Participants must be dressed to be outside, with rain and sun gear. Materials included. Ages 6-13. $45. 2017 Schedule: Fridays | 9:30 am-1:30 pm | June 23rd-August ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

This unique fly fishing program is comprised of education about stream ecology and entomology (study of insects), as well as the basic skills of fly fishing. Most importantly, it's about having fun on the water! No previous experience is required. Fishing equipment is provided. Ages 8-13, $45/person. Please pack appropriate outdoor clothing, a water bottle, and lunch or snack for each child. This program runs rain or shine with the exception of lightning.... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Explore the meadows, forests, and riparian areas of Buck Creek in search of our many bird residents. Learn about birding, bird identification, and habitats important to our avian friends. Some binoculars are available or bring your own. All ages, $5/person 2017 Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays | 9:00 am-10:00 am | Monday June 12th-Wednesday August 9th Learn more: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/morning-bird-walks/ Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Discover and learn about a breathtaking variety of local birds on a morning walk through the meadows and woods along Gore Creek. All ages, $5/person or $3 for VRD taxpayers. No pre-registration required, just show up! 2017 Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays | 9:00 am-10:00 am | June 13th-August 10th Learn more: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/morning-bird-walks/ Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Get your hands dirty and volunteer! Each week we will introduce an outdoor volunteer project and why it is important to our ecological community. Then we will pull together as a group to remove invasive plant species, plant native vegetation, clean up litter, and build or improve local hiking trails. Light refreshments will be provided. Bring clothes to get dirty in, water, sunscreen, sturdy closed-toed shoes, and gloves. Learn ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Beavers are one of the animals that define the Rocky Mountains and Vail is lucky to have a healthy beaver population right in town. The evening begins at the Vail Nature Center with educational activities, followed by a drive to a beaver pond where there is an active lodge. Bring warm clothes and a flashlight. All ages, $10 per person.  2017 Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:00 pm-8:45 pm (6/14-9/4). Click here to ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Join Vail Nature Center staff on a leisurely one-hour walk through the woods and meadows to learn about the flowers that carpet the mountains, the conditions they need to thrive, and how they change throughout the season. All ages, $5 or $3 for VRD taxpayers. 2017 Schedule: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays | 11:30 am-12:30 pm | June 12-August 11 Learn more: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/wildflower-walks/ Read More
Nova Guides & Lodge at Camp Hale in Camp Hale, CO

Nova Guides & Lodge at Camp Hale in Camp Hale, CO

NEW! Nova Guides is offering archery instruction and target practice this summer. This inclusive activity includes two hours of instruction using a compound bow and arrows. All the necessary gear is provided. You will learn to set the bow, aim, and shoot. Safety will be a major focus of this activity. Instructors provide four archery stations complete with traditional bulls-eye targets and a variety of animal targets. Learn a new sport at a historic ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Get your hands dirty and volunteer! Each week we will introduce an outdoor volunteer project and why it is important to our ecological community. Then we will pull together as a group to remove invasive plant species, plant native vegetation, clean up litter, and build or improve local hiking trails. Light refreshments will be provided. Bring clothes to get dirty in, water, sunscreen, sturdy closed-toed shoes, and gloves. 2017 Schedule: Saturdays | 10:00 ... Read More
Ski & Snowoard School in Vail Village, CO

Ski & Snowoard School in Vail Village, CO

Kids can explore the mountain and fine tune their skills in a small group setting with a friendly professional instructor.  Read More
Sage Outdoor Adventures in Vail Valley, CO - (970) 476-3700

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