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Vail Mountain Epic Discovery opens for summer fun Friday, June 9

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Vail Mountain's Gondola One will open for summer operations on June 2. It will close for the week before opening daily for the summer season on June 9.
Chris Dillmann | Weekly file photo |

VAIL — Vail Mountain will open for summer operations on Friday, June 2, 2017 with access to Gondola One out of Vail Village during the weekend. Operations will expand to daily mountain access via Gondola One in Vail Village and the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead Village on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Epic Discovery will open for the second summer at Vail Mountain on Friday, June 9, 2017. New this year, Paramount Peak, a 36-foot-tall permanent climbing wall and the Kids Ride Free Program, which provides kids ages 12 and younger free access up the gondola with the purchase of an adult ticket.

Summer 2017 Gondola Dates & Hours

Gondola One, Vail Village

June 2-4: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday through Sunday

June 9 – September 4: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

September 8 – October 1: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday through Sunday

Bikes will be allowed up the gondola until 4:00 p.m. as soon as conditions allow. 

Eagle Bahn Gondola, Lionshead Village

June 9 – September 4: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

June 22 – September 2: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Thursday through Sunday

September 8 – October: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday through Sunday

Bikes will be allowed up the gondola until 6:00 p.m. as soon as conditions allow. 

Adventure Ridge

June 9 – September 4: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

September 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29 – October 1: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

For more information about Vail Mountain, call the Mountain Information Center at (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245) or visit http://www.vail.com.