Timberline Tours - Colorado Whitewater Outfitters
Ultimate River Experiences - Class IV - V
Enjoy high intensity river runs! These runs are for those who love the technical challenges of paddle rafting steep mountain gorges. Experience in a paddle raft is preferred but we will provide state of the art safety gear & technical equipment, as well as guides with the experience and skill to make your trip a fun one. Rivers for these runs include Pine Creek and The Numbers and Gore Canyon.
Moderate River Trips - Class IV
For over 30 years, Timberline Tours has been introducing guests to the excitement of whitewater rafting. If you are new to the sport but in good physical condition, we will be your guides on a variety of river runs. Rivers for these runs include the following:
The Numbers, Arkansas River: Class IV, available approximately mid-June through mid-
August, BBQ lunch served at Timerline's boathouse, 7 hours
Gore Creek/Dowd Chute/Upper Eagle: Class IV, available May through mid-July,
refreshments provided, 4 hours
Clear Creek: Class IV, available June through mid-July, non-stop action, 4 hours
Intermediate (Family Friendly) Trips - Class II-III
These trips are especially suited for families with kids or for those preferring a milder river experience. While being less demanding physically, these stretches pass through some of the most beautiful areas of the state. The scenery is outstanding and the staff is eager to share a bit of Colorado's history. Rivers for these runs include the following:
Brown's Canyon - Arkansas River: Class III, available June through August, one of the nation's
most popular intermediate whitewater experiences, 9 hours including travel time
Shoshone Rapids - Colorado River: Class III, available July through mid-October, runs
through one of the most beautiful canyons in the west, 5.5-6.5 hours
Lower Eagle River: Class III, available May through early July, appropriate for people who
may not have previous experience but are comfortable with water sports, 4.5-5 hours
Upper Colorado River: Class II, Beginner, available May to October, best option for
families with young children & anyone who wants fun, easy rapids plus beautiful scenery, 4.5
Beaver Creek Resort
Daily Fun in the Village:
Ice Skating - In the heart of Beaver Creek Village lies the Black Family Ice
Rink. Open daily throughout the winter with skate rentals available.
For more information, call the rink at 970-845-0438.
Thursday Night Lights - Presented by Volvo, the official vehicle of Vail
Resorts and hosted weekly throughout the winter, enjoy a glow stick ski-down
to music with a fireworks display afterwards. For more information, please call
Plaza Entertainment - Head to the plaza at the end of the day to see Helmut
& his Alpenhorn, Kiyan the Magician & Ken the Caricaturist to name a few.
On Mountain Activities:
Ski Racing - Race World (under the Centennial Express Chair Lift) offers
Nastar racing daily from 11am-3:30pm. The course is a giant slalom format -
the national handicap system is applied and each racer receives a medal.
Coaching Clinics & Private Races are available. Pay to Race is also
available daily from 10am-3:30pm. All runs are timed. For more information
please call the Beaver Creek Race Department at 970-845-6207 or
Nordic Sports at McCoy Park - Located atop the Strawberry Park Express
(Chair #12) you will find a dedicated snowshoe & cross country ski area with
32km of tracked and rustic trails. For more information, please call
The Villar Center for the Arts - Located in the heart of Village Plaza, enjoy
world class entertainment all winter long. For more information, please call
HalloweenFest - Typically held in late October, the HalloweenFest promises
to be a spook-tacular time for children of all ages. For more information, please
call the Beaver Creek Information Desk at 970-845-9090.
World's Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition - On Opening Day. the 5
finalists bake 1,000 cookies each and serve them in the village until supplies
run out. Guests have the opportunity to sample all of the cookies and vote for
their favorite. The winning recipe is crowned the official recipe of Beaver
Tree Lighting Ceremony & Gingerbread House Competition - See the
lights burst to life on Thanksgiving weekend. Free cookies & hot chocolate,
fireworks, free ice skating & the finals of the Gingerbread House Competition.
New Year's Eve Fireworks Display & Torchlight Ski-Down - Beaver Creek
is the perfect place for a family New Year's Eve celebration. After a great day
of skiing, dine at one of our signature restaurants, followed by a dazzling
fireworks display over the mountain and the village! For more information,
please call the Information Center at 970-845-9090.
Humor on the Slopes - Enjoy a weekend of highly elevated comedy with daily
events like Kid-tooning and Cartoons & Cocktails; appearances and
demonstrations by New Yorker cartoonists; comedic performances and a
comedy-film sneak preview.
Sleigh Rides - Enjoy a sleigh ride up Beaver Creek mountain pulled by a
snowcat and then an elegant dinner at Beano's Cabin, a AAA Four Diamond
award winning restaurant. Open nightly throughout the winter, reservations
are required. Please call 970-949-9090. Or dine at Zach's Cabin, with
spectacular views of Bachelor Gulch. Guests assemble in the great room of the
Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch before being carried up the mountain on a
snowcat-drawn sleigh. Open Thursday-Saturday nights in the winter.
Reservations are required; please call 970-845-6575.
Dogsledding - A unique alpine adventure, available mornings and afternoons
in the Cordillera area west of Beaver Creek. The tour lasts approximately
two hours, covering about seven miles and transportation to and from Beaver
Creek is included. Please call 970-653-7877 for more information.
Fly Fishing - Available anytime of the year, Gore Creek Flyfisherman
specializes in catering to all levels and abilities. They offer half-day and full-day
trips for individuals, families or corporate groups. Guides will take you to the
best fishing available and make your day a memorable one! For more
information, please call 970-476-3296.
Visa Birds of Prey FIS World Cup - Constructed for the 1999 World Alpine
Ski Championships, Beaver Creek's Birds of Prey is widely recognized as one
of the top five racecourses in the world and is one of the distinct few race
venues to hold all four races at one location.
Talons Challenge - This is a showcase of the best steeps Beaver Creek has to
offer - 23,000+ vertical feet of Black Diamond and Double-Black Diamond
runs await on Beaver Creek's legendary World Cup Birds of Prey downhill
course, in Larkspur Bowl and on the flanks of Grouse Mountain. Registration is
FREE and skiers and riders of all ages and abilities are encouraged to test their
skills and stamina.