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Apex Mountain School in Wolcott, CO
Apex Mountain School in Wolcott, CO
On your Vail or Beaver Creek vacation, 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 Mountain School is the #1-recommended private wilderness instruction in Vail, famed for unmatched client care. Kids, families, singles, couples, and all skill and fitness levels are welcome. All activity-specific equipment provided. Apex clients consistently say, ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO
Visit the free exhibit hall at Walking Mountains Science Center to explore your curious nature. Learn about the local wildlife, watershed, and environment through interactive exhibits or ask a Naturalist all your burning nature questions. Hands-on, rotating demonstrations and beautiful outdoor trails will entertain any age, any interest, any time of year! All ages, donations accepted. Open Mon-Sat, 9am to 5pm. Visit www.walkingmountains.org/locations or ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO
Children will explore the natural world and have fun with others while developing their sense of place. Topics vary weekly and help children express their inherent wonder and curiosity as little scientists. Come prepared for indoor and outdoor summer activities such as songs, stories, games, and outdoor play. Please bring water and a small snack for your child. Children 3-5 years with adult. $10/pair & $5/additional child. Generously underwritten by Alan ... 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
Travel by snowshoes on an educational tour through the forests atop Vail Mountain. Learn about winter ecology and animal adaptations as you gaze at majestic mountain views. Please come prepared to spend an hour outside in the winter environment with snow pants, warm hats, gloves and sturdy boots. Snowshoes are provided. Online registration is required, visit www.walkingmountains.org/vailsnowshoe to register. Daily 2pm-3pm for ages 10+. Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO
Join a Certified Interpretive Guide instructor on a half-day outing in the White River National Forest. Hike and discuss local ecology while spending time among snowcapped peaks and silent winter forests. Guests don't need snowshoe experience, just a sense of wonder and enthusiasm for spending time in the winter environment! Ages 14+ $50/person, equipment & transportation provided. Visit website to register. Tues. & Thurs. | 9 am-1 pm | ... Read More

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