2 Do: Our picks for top activities in the Vail Valley today
1. Challenge yourself at the annual Vail HillClimb – The 38th running of the La Sportiva Vail HillClimb tests local, regional and national runners with a 7.5 mile climb from Vail Village to Vail Mountain’s summit, a gain of 2,500 vertical feet today. The race begins at 8 a.m. in Vail Village on the paved road adjacent to Vail’s Mountain Haus and ascends on gravel trails taking runners to the finish line at Eagle’s Nest. On-site registration is available.
2. Take in the Minturn Market – Stroll down the picturesque streets of Minturn today and take in the aromas of freshly roasted chillies, artisan breads and BBQ. Open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Minturn Market is a great opportunity to buy unique gifts from local artists and produce from Colorado farmers as you enjoy lunch cooked right in front of you while listening to live music.