Beaver Creek summer heats up |

Beaver Creek summer heats up

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

BEAVER CREEK, Colorado – Beaver Creek summer launches into full swing this weekend.

Daily scenic lift rides on the Centennial Express Chairlift (No. 6) will take place June 11 through Sept. 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weather permitting. Lift tickets are required to ride the chairlift during the summer and up to three kids 12 and under ride for free with a paying adult. 2011-2012 season pass holders receive unlimited, free scenic access to the Centennial Express Lift. At the top of the Centennial Express Lift, Spruce Saddle Restaurant features spectacular views while serving up delicious fare between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Purchase a combined lift and lunch package for $29 and receive a $15 voucher valid towards lunch at Spruce Saddle.

Beaver Creek Kids Day Camp is open daily now through Labor Day offering kids 5 to 13 an array of outdoor adventures. For a complete listing of the schedule of daily activities go to or call 970-754-5464 to make a reservation.

The Beaver Creek Hiking Center is set to open Saturday, June 11 operating daily through Labor Day, Sept. 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For further information and for a schedule of hiking tours contact the Beaver Creek Hiking Center, located in the Summer Adventure Center, at (970) 754-5200.

The Beaver Creek Tennis Center, located adjacent to the Highlands Lodge in Beaver Creek Village, is scheduled to open for the summer June 17.

High Mountain Adventure Tours , motorized tours across the mountain in a customized vehicle, provide a unique way to explore the geological beauty of the area, learn more about flora, fauna, wildflowers, and more while taking in the area’s amazing views. One hour tours begin Saturday at 10 a.m. from Spruce Saddle and the last tour departs at 4 p.m. Tours are $25 per person or purchase a Tour and Lift package or a Tour and Lunch package for $35. The Tour, Lift and Lunch package is only $45 per person.

Beaver Crepes opens daily for the summer season Tuesday from noon to 8 p.m. For a complete list of summer dining at Beaver Creek call the Information Center at 970-754-4636.

For more information about the activities offered at Beaver Creek this summer visit or call the Summer Adventure Center at (970) 754-5200.

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