Winter is what makes Beaver Creek a most popular vacation, and even non-skiers will find delight in other outdoor mountain activities or take part in the ultimate pampering of a day at the spa.
Skiing & Riding : With a world class ski and snowboard instruction, varied mountain terrain, and 145 ski trails, Beaver Creek is a ski resort that is famous for its perfectly groomed corduroy. It is also host of December’s thrilling Birds Of Prey World Cup races.
Snowshoeing : Trail maps are available as well as snowshoe rentals and guides. Get a great workout along wtih spectacular mountain views. Beaver Creek also hosts four 5k or 10k snowshoe races. See bcsnowshoe.com
Ice Skating : The Black Family Ice Rink in Beaver Creek’s Village Center is popular with all. Look for ice skating shows. Skate rentals are available.
Nordic Skiing / Beaver Creek Cross Country Center : Located near the Strawberry Park Express Lift, the full service nordic center will introduce you or further your skills on nordic ski equipment such as cross country skis, skate skis, and telemark equipment.
Tubing: The Haymaker Tubing Hill is a 4-lane, lift-served tubing hill 400 feet long. Fun for all ages. Call (970)754-5368 for more information.
Hot Air Balloon Rides : See the Rocky Mountains and the Beaver Creek area from an aerial view! Dress warmly and bring a camera. Children must be 6 + old.
Spa Days/ Treatments : It’s a vacation so allow yourself to be pampered. Allegria Spa, located in the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Hotel, is one of the area’s best loved spas. www.allegriaspa.com
Thursday Night Lights : A complimentary guest ski-down each Thursday at 6 p.m. throughout most of the season. Ski down carrying glow sticks. A fireworks display follows.
Concerts at the Crystal Grotto : North America’s only performing arts center created from ice with ice instruments! Seating 125 people, The Crystal Grotto at Beaver Creek is located near Spruce Saddle Restaurant. Performances are at 1:00pm and 3:00pm on Saturdays, Sundays and select Fridays throughout the winter.