SUMMER ACTIVITIES:
 
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
              hours
 
WINTER ACTIVITIES:
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
                                      970-845-9090.
 
                                      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
                                      970-845-6210.
 
                                      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
                                      970-845-5313.
 
              Special Events:
                                     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
                                     970-845-8497.     
 
                                     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
                                      Creek.
 
                                     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.
 
              Other Events:    
                                     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.
 
                                    

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