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10:30 am - Moderate Nature Hike, Vail Mountain

Overview

July 6
10:30 am
Free!
Nature Discovery Center

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
July 6
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
August 3
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
August 31
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
October 26
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
November 23
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
December 21
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Register

Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
Jan 18, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Register

Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
Feb 15, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Register

Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
Mar 15, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Register

Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
Apr 12, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
May 10, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
Jun 7, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Register

Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
Jul 5, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
Aug 2, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
Aug 30, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
July 10
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
Event Categories:
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Register

Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
August 7
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
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Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
September 4
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
October 2
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
October 30
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
November 27
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
December 25
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
Jan 22, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
Feb 19, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
Mar 19, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
Apr 16, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
May 14, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
Jun 11, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
Jul 9, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
Aug 6, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
June 13
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
July 11
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
August 8
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
September 5
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
October 3
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
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Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
October 31
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

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Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
November 28
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Date:
December 26
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
Jan 23, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
Feb 20, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
Mar 20, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
Apr 17, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
May 15, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
Jun 12, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

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Details

Date:
Jul 10, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
970.754.4675

Register Here

Join a Naturalist for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike for those 12+ years old to explore our mountain ecosystems on Vail Mountain. For those looking for a more adventurous time, join us for a more strenuous, 2-mile guided hike beginning at the Nature Discovery Center to explore our mountain ecosystems.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 12+
  • This is our most strenuous free guided hike.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend 1.5 hours outside in the summer environment with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola


The Moderate Nature Hike is about 2 miles of walking over the course of 1.5 hours, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail includes several hundred feet of elevation gain and loss. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Program alternatives include guided activities and lessons inside the yurt with a Naturalist. Please call 970-827-9725, 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible program alternatives. For more accessibility information, click HERE.

Register Here

Details

Date:
Aug 7, 2025
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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