This summer, for each paying adult, one child 12-and-under receives a complimentary ticket for a scenic ride on Vail Mountain’s gondolas.

The gondola ride is a thrill in itself, yet at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead awaits Epic Discovery, Vail’s signature summer experience. Set against stunning views lie an alpine coaster, a three-hour zipline tour, the second-tallest outdoor climbing wall in Colorado, summer tubing, mountain top 4×4 tours, mountain bike tours, a bungee trampoline and interactive nature experiences.

For flexibility and convenience, unlimited access passes or individual activity tickets can be purchased online. You can find Epic Discovery tickets and more information at

Unique dining also waits atop Vail’s gondolas. At the end of Gondola One lies Mid-Vail, and nestled there is The Tenth, an elegant option on peak weekends. Atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola perches the casual, family-friendly Bistro Fourteen, or, via hike or a short 4×4 shuttle, the five-star Game Creek Restaurant (reservations required at