How to get in on the Gravity | VailDaily.com
YOUR AD HERE »

How to get in on the Gravity

Daily Staff Report

n All events are free. A $5 foot-pass will take spectators on the High Point Lift from Union Creek. From there, access to the superpipe and slopestyle competitions will be available by foot. No downloading will be available, and good hiking shoes, snowshoes and ski poles are recommended.– The Catalyst Terrain Park will be home to both the superpipe and slopestyle competitions. The slopestyle will take place on the big line of the park.– Skiercross and boardercross competitions will take place on the Main Vein trail and will be viewable from the base of the mountain in The Village at Copper.– The games move into the streets of Frisco beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday for an urban-style rail jam.– High-flying, freestyle snowmobile demonstrations will take place at the base of the Super Bee lift in the East Village twice a day on Saturday and Sunday.– Saturday’s concert, featuring The Walkmen and Jurassic 5, will take place in Burning Stones Plaza in The Village at Copper. The Walkmen will take the stage at 2:30 p.m., followed by Jurassic 5 at 4 p.m. IDs will be checked for those wishing to purchase alcoholic beverages.– Event organizers request that you leave dogs, alcohol and firearms at home. — Parking at Copper will be limited during OLN’s Gravity Games. Variable message boards will be used along I-70 to alert motorists of available, off-site parking locations that will be serviced by free shuttles Thursday through Sunday. When parking at Copper is full, motorists will be directed to off-site parking in Silverthorne and Frisco. — How to watch from home: The Outdoor Life Network will televise the Gravity Games from 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sunday, March 27, and 7-9 p.m. on March 28-30.– On the web: For more stories and information on the Winter Gravity Games, visit http://www.vaildaily.com.Vail, Colorado


Support Local Journalism