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Try Epic Discovery Zipline in Vail

Vail’s Iconic Ziplines
Ziplining atop Vail Mountain above and through the trees is an adventure unlike anything!  We invite you to take in the sights and sounds of the beautiful Rocky Mountains as you zip through the air!  We offer three ziplining options, depending on your age and time you want to spend flying!

Game Creek Zipline Tour:
The ultimate zipline adventure for those adults and bigger kids looking for a half-day adventure!  Fly through, and above, the forest habitat across seven ziplines and several aerial bridges.  You’ll zipline across Game Creek Bowl covering nearly 2 miles over the course of a 3-4 hour tour.  Includes an Adventure Pass for same or next day use!  Tour times are limited so make sure to make a reservation.

Golden Eagle Zipline:
Experience Vail from a bird’s eye view from our Golden Eagle Zip line high atop Lionshead. Soar above the trees while taking in amazing views of Vail Valley & the Gore Range.  You can add a ride on the Golden Eagle Zip line when you purchase your Adventure Pass from the Vail Village or Lionshead ticket offices.  Riders must be 54″ tall and weigh 55 – 275 lbs.

Little Eagle Zipline:
Smaller kids can experience the ziplining thrill on our Little Eagle zipline!  This zipline is specially designed for our younger guests (3+) to get them flying and ready for the big experience.  No height requirement, must weight 30-100lbs. Included in the Adventure Pass and an option with the Scout Sampler!


Adequate Clothing: Fully enclosed footwear (no heel straps) are required for all activities, including all ziplines. Be aware, mountain weather changes quickly and there is usually at least a 10-degree temperature difference from the bottom to the top of the lifts. Bring a raincoat and consider a sweater or fleece layer.  Wear comfortable, sturdy shoes, such as hiking boots or tennis shoes. Hair ties are suggested for shoulder length hair or longer.

Sun Protection: At 10,000 feet, exposure to the sun is 40% greater than it is at sea level. We recommend sunscreen with a sun protection factor of 15 or higher, as well as eye protection.

Lightning and Thunderstorms: Afternoon thunderstorms are common in the mountains and may cause interruptions and delays in summer activities and lift operations. Lifts and activities may close on occasion due to weather conditions, causing delays. Take proper precautions when you see or hear a storm developing: seek shelter, keep off ridgelines, and stay clear of chairlift houses, lift towers, power lines, open spaces, lone trees, and signposts.

High-Altitude Environment: If you live at a lower elevation, you may tire more easily. Take it easy at first, plan short trips until you are acclimated and drink plenty of water. Some visitors may experience symptoms associated with Vail’s high altitude. Symptoms may include headaches, nausea, and dizziness, loss of appetite, restless sleep, coughing and difficulty in breathing. If symptoms persist or if you have a concern about your health, you should seek medical attention.

Vail Mountain Gondola Operations:  

  • Open daily June 17-Sept. 5, then Fridays to Sundays weekly through Oct. 2
  • Gondola One will operate for scenic rides on June 11 & 12 during the GoPro Mountain Games.
  • Vail Mountain’s Epic Discovery returns with the Forest Flyer Mountain Coaster, Eagle’s Nest Tubing Hill, Marmot Mini Kid’s Tubing Hill, kids zipline, bungee trampoline, Paramount Peak Climbing Wall, Gore Creek Mini Golf and more.
  • Scenic gondola rides, gondola-accessed hiking, and bike haul will be available from both Vail and Lionshead Villages (snow melt and weather dependent). Gondolas will access mountaintop food and beverage at MidVail and Eagle’s Nest.

Pick up your Epic Discover Activity Pass at the Lionshead Ticket office before heading up the Eagle Bahn Gondola to the Epic Discover Activity Center atop Vail Mountain.