The country's largest celebration of adventure sports, music, and the mountain lifestyle returns once again when The GoPro Mountain Games returns to Vail, June 5-8, 2014. Free for spectators, the Mountain Games provides a constant supply of awesome and interactive events for kids and families, too.
Professional and amateur outdoor adventure athletes from the Vail Valley and around the world will converge upon the mountains and rivers of Vail to compete in nine sports and 25 disciplines including: x-country, slopestyle and road cycling, freestyle, 8-Ball, sprint and extreme kayaking, raft cross, World Cup Bouldering, stand up paddle sprint and surf cross, as well as trail, mud and road running, dog comps and the Ultimate Mountain Challenge.
In addition to the athletic events, the GoPro Mountain Games will include a mountain photography competition, adventure film school, film festival, an interactive exhibition and demo area, live music, and mountain lifestyle parties. Thursday, Friday and Saturday night will host three free concerts, featuring Cold War Kids, Xavier Rudd and Tokyo Police Club. Gear Town serves as the best place to look at new gear and equipment for all sorts of outdoor recreation.
The Mountain Games are a project of the Vail Valley Foundation.