Additional Events at Vail, Colorado
Snowboarders overlooking terrain in China Bowl
Photo Courtesy: Peter Fredin, Vail Resorts.
When: Jan. 15-18, 2004
Cost: Free to spectators, competitors call Vail Valley Foundation for details.
Information: (970)476-9090, VVF (970)949-1999 or www.sessionvail.com
Premier freeskiing event in the United States.
Top names in freeskiing descend on Vail for this annual event, including Jonny Moseley, C.R. Johnson, Vincent Dorion, Shane Szocs, J.F. Cusson, Tanner Hall and Evan Raps.
Skiers compete in Slope-style, Big Air, Half-pipe jam sessions and skier cross.
When: Jan. 27- Feb. 1, 2004
Cost: Free to spectators, competitors call FREEZE Magazine for details.
Information: (970)476-9090, FREEZE (303)448-7653
Legends and celebrities go head to head in a variety of ski races.
Weeklong celebration offers a full schedule of parties and racing action open to the public.
Benefits the Christopher Reede Paralysis Foundation.
When: March 17-21, 2004
Location: Golden Peak
Largest snowshoe race in the United States - the Shuffle boasts more than 1,000 participants.
A benefit for the Women's Coalition, which includes research for breast cancer.
All races start at Eagle's Nest, located on top of the mountain.
Features a competitive 10K race, a timed and untimed 5K race and one-mile fun stroll.
Proceeds benefit the Women's Cancer Resource Coalition of Vail Valley Medical Center.
When: April TBD, 2004
Location: Eagle's Nest on Vail Mountain
Highlights the most outstanding fare of the Vail Valley's world class restaurants and the best wines from more than 50 of the country's most noted vintners.
Four-day event features an aprés-ski tasting, a mountain-top picnic, seminars and more. The event culminates on Saturday night with the Grand Tasting, Dance and Auction.
When: April 7-10, 2004
Information: (888)331-5665 or www.tasteofvail.com
FREE Wednesday-night concert series.
In its fifth season, this weekly series will continue to bring in top regional and nationally known acts. Past acts include the Young Dubliners, Yonder Mountain String Band, All Mighty Senators, Cabaret Diosa, Nina Story, Asleep at the Wheel and much more.
Produced by the Vail Valley Foundation.
When: Every Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Starts Dec. 3-17, 2003. Resumes Feb. 18 - April 18, 2004.
Location: Vail Village
- April 8-18 Spring Back to Vail features the World Alpine Pond Skimming Championships at Golden Peak, big air, log jams, great live music, pub crawl, recreational ski race and awards and more. Information: (970) 476-9090.
- Final party to close the ski season on Vail Mountain.
Free on-snow event featuring world-class pond skimmers in their most fashionable attire, exhibitors, food, beverage and live music.
Free to spectators.
When: April 8-18, 2004
Location: Golden Peak
Cost: FREE to spectators. Cost for participants.
Information: Highline Sports and Entertainment, (970)476-6797