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The GoPro Mountain Games Vail: A Summer Kickoff

  Can you believe that it’s summer time in Colorado? June is when the weather is consistently warm in the mountains: The sky is blue, the trees are green, the clouds are puffy and white, and the trails and rivers are beckoning you to start enjoying the beauty of Vail and Beaver Creek. A great way to kick off summer is to go to the GoPro Mountain Games Vail: This celebration of the mountain lifestyle will help you launch your summer of fun!

What are the GoPro Mountain Games?

The GoPro Mountain Games is a place where amateur and professional outdoor athletes meet to compete in over 25 different sport categories. While the competition is strong, the entire purpose of the event is to enjoy the world that we live in. Here’s a great video that explains what the GoPro Mountain Games Vail are all about:

The GoPro Mountain Games Events

There are over 25 different categories of sporting events, ranging from running to stand up paddling, and disc throwing. Here are all the categories:

  • Mountain Biking
  • Road Biking
  • Climbing
  • Paraclimbing
  • Disc Golf
  • Dog Agility Courses
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Running
  • Slacklining
  • Stand Up Paddling (SUP)
  • Ultimate Challenges
  • Yoga

Be sure to check out the schedule of events on the GoPro Mountain Games official website, so that you know which events are taking place where in the Vail Valley!

Kick Off Summer at the GoPro Mountain Games Vail

Even if you’re not participating in an event, attending the games is fun for the entire family. Cheer on athletes, or simply check out the great lineup of free concerts.  There will also be a mountain photography exhibition, film festival, interactive and demo exhibition, adventure film school, and parties for all ages! The GoPro Mountain Games Vail takes place this weekend, from June 9th – June 12th. Be sure to stay the whole weekend to kick summer off the right way!

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