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The mountains of Vail and Beaver Creek offer activities for nature enthusiasts of all sorts.
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Apex Mountain School in Wolcott, CO

Apex Mountain School in Wolcott, 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
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center provides fun & interactive programs to help you explore your own curious nature. At Walking Mountains, visitors of all ages can explore interactive exhibits or take a nature walk (daily 2pm) with knowledgeable Naturalists to learn more about our spectacular mountain surroundings. They also offer summer science camps, early childhood programs and adult programs like backcountry hikes and field seminars when you want a ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The Science Behind series offers opportunities for adults to apply new knowledge and skills to everyday life, while having fun! Classes are free or low cost to attend. Space is limited! Classes are held once a month at Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon and ... 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. No pre-registration required, just show up! 2018 Summer Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays | 9:00 am-10:00 am | (6/11/18-8/8/18) Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Lionshead, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Lionshead, CO

Join a Walking Mountains Naturalist for a gentle, educational hike through aspen forests and streamside communities. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. All ages, FREE. 2018 Summer Schedule: Daily | 2:00 pm-3:00 pm (6/5/18-10/25/28) Read More

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