Posted on 01 Sep 2023

Curated Winter Apex Plus Experiences in Vail & Beaver Creek

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Curated Winter Experiences in Vail & Beaver Creeks

We've artfully designed custom-curated experiences exclusively for our Apex Collection guests. Want to start the day with osetra caviar for breakfast-in-bed? How about VIP access to Vail's most enviable chefs?

Our VIP Apex Host, Erin Ridgely, guides the way to the new, the niche and the chicest of Vail Valley experiences.

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Triumphant Chefs & Winemakers

When you stay at an Apex Collection home by Triumph Mountain properties, we unlock access to some of the most incredible and immersive experiences in the Rocky Mountains. And now, we're bringing one-of-a-kind culinary and winemaking talent to our Apex guests, including renowned chefs, such as Charlie Palmer, Bryan & Michael Voltaggio, and Elizabeth Faulkner, as well as prolific vintners from wineries like Gargiulo, Silver Oak, Canard, and more.

Triumphant culinary and wine experiences are custom-crafted, out-of-this-world meals, ranging from progressive American cooking to multi-course tasting menus worthy of Michelin stars. Imagine staying in the crown jewel of Vail, Opus, with famed chef Bryan Voltaggio at the stove and one of Napa's finest vintners pairing your wines. 

The cost of chef and winemaker travel and cooking appearances are available upon request.

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Apex Signature Vail Chef Dinners

Our private chef roster is robust and talented. At the top of that list is Chef Athony Mazza, a 20+ year Vail culinary veteran whose experience runs the gamut of Vail's top restaurants. He now pairs the rustic European home cooking of his childhood with the refined taste and style of classic French cuisine.

At our Apex homes, Chef Anthony offers a wide range of menus, inspired by the cuisines of classic steakhouses, local and artisanal Vail produce, herbs, meat, and fish, and even vegetarian/vegan cuisine.

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Champagne Saber & Caviar Tasting

Arrive to the Vail Valley with opulence and fanfare. Our resident sommelier, Jason Hunter, welcomes you to your Apex home with David Couvreur, Blanc de Blancs Brut, 2011 and Marguet, Brut Rose, Grand Cru, NV, sabered off your balcony.

Paired alongside the champagne will be a custom selection of caviar, including Kaluga, Ossetra, Golden Beluga, and more.



Matsuhisa & Sake Night

The talented Jason Hunter will arrange for a beautifully displayed Matsuhisa evening in your Apex home, replete with the illustrious delights of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa's critically acclaimed Japanese cooking and sushi. Choose your own menu, including signature favorites like Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalape?±o, Black Cod Miso and White fish Tiradito.

Jason will artfully pair your menu selections with a unique variety of sakes and wines.

Vail Shopping

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Squash Blossom x Apex Collection

Iconic for its longstanding tradition of handcrafted jewelry featuring precious metals and gemstones, and celebrated for crafting the style of the permanent bracelet, Squash Blossom is one of Vail's most treasured boutiques.

Our Apex Collection guests gain exclusive access to private store shopping experiences, jewelry events, visiting jewelry designer appearances in store and in our homes, as well as specialty private events and trunk shows in our Apex homes, including permanent bracelet applications.

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Gorsuch Ski Fittings & Private Shopping

There's nothing more world-class than shopping at Gorsuch. Apex guests are encouraged to arrange private ski fitting experiences, either in store or at home, with the renowned outfitter through your Apex concierge.

Beyond ski and ski apparel fittings, we can arrange for a private and exclusive shopping experience for you and your guests at Gorsuch at mutually convenient times.

Ski Experiences

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Ski Instruction Coordination

It's no secret that private ski instructors in Vail and Beaver Creek are often hard to come by, especially during peak ski weeks. Our VIP Apex Host, Erin Ridgely, has an abundance of the area's top instructors on speed dial.

It's best to secure ski instruction early, so reach out to Erin with your preferred dates and instructor preferences at your earliest convenience

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First Tracks: Vail

Rise and shine to be amongst the first to fly through freshly groomed slopes on Vail's 5000+ acres of skiable terrain. With the sun rising over the majestic peaks, you can savor the pristine powder and enjoy the untouched trails, making it a memorable and serene start to your day on the mountain.

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First Tracks: Beaver Creek

Your unforgettable adventure begins at 7:15 a.m. at the base of Centennial Express lift. Our top ski professionals will greet you in the morning and then offer the best terrain recommendations.

Once you've worked up an appetite by leaving your freshly carved marks on the mountain, you'll head over to one of Beaver Creek's exclusive on-mountain cabins where an amazing culinary team will welcome your group to a delicious gourmet breakfast-a rewarding treat for a job well done.

Winter Adventures

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Winter Fly Fishing

Winter fly-fishing may be the best-kept secret in Colorado. Hook up with a guide to learn about new fishing tricks, local streams and hatches. A sparkling blanket of snow and uncrowded rivers make the perfect bait for a guided wade trip with the best outfitters in the Valley.

Head to the Vail Valley with a veteran fishing guide, where folks of all skill levels have the chance to hook a rainbow trout from slow-moving winter waters. Choose from either the Colorado or Eagle rivers.  

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Tennessee Pass

For the past 25 years, the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse has stood for hospitality in the backcountry. Enjoy a one mile ski, snowshoe, or hike to the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse and the trail will lead you just over a mile through the San Isabel forest to a candlelit, five-course meal in an idyllic and gourmet backcountry setting.

The solar-powered yurt offers mountain views with a fire roaring in the 10th Mountain Division potbelly stove from Camp Hale, a piece of history.

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Ice Climbing

In winter, cascading waterfalls and trickling alpine flows freeze and form fantastically beautiful and surreal ice climbs throughout Eagle County. These short-lived sculptures offer phenomenal climbing opportunities, hence a chance to experience a truly unique and unforgettable adventure. With expansive views of Colorado's Rockies and a chance to challenge yourself in a winter wonderland, ice climbing is a great way to spend the day in the mountains.

Our guides will teach you everything you need to know to ascend these frozen beauties and travel efficiently in the mountains. All ages, abilities, and fitness levels are welcome. We will work with you to select routes that meet your specific needs and skill set, whether you are a first timer or an experienced ice climber.

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Back Country Skiing

Vail, Colorado is a top international skiing destination with world-renowned skiing, in and out-of-bounds, or Vail Backcountry Skiing). Our backcountry skiing trips allow for an unparalleled experience of the Rocky Mountains, where pristine bowls and fresh lines await.

Ascend through alpine meadows, enjoy breathtaking scenery and glide down untracked lines in the peaceful Colorado backcountry with an expert guide. (ages 12 and up)

Snowmobiling in Vail



Snowmobiling in Vail is an adventure-filled experience that allows you to explore the stunning winter landscapes of the Rocky Mountains. With the wind in your face and the thrill of navigating through snowy trails, you'll discover breathtaking vistas and hidden corners of this picturesque region.

Whether you're a seasoned rider or a first-timer, snowmobiling in Vail promises an unforgettable adrenaline rush amidst the pristine snowy wilderness.


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Range Rover Velar Dynamic HSE

One of only 600 models made in 2021, it's exclusively available for rent for our Apex Collection guests, either with a hired driver or drive yourself. One of the top luxury SUVs in the world, the Range Rover Velar is sophisticated, elegant and exquisite, as well as renowned for its ability to climb mountains and handle snow, ice and off-road conditions.

With four seats and ample trunk space, it's an ideal car for the mountain lifestyle aficionado.


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Sound Bath

A sound bath is a meditative and therapeutic practice that involves immersing oneself in soothing sounds and vibrations. It typically takes place in a calm and comfortable environment where various instruments are played, such as Tibetan bowls, gongs, chimes, drums, or other harmonic instruments. Each instrument is chosen for its unique resonance and ability to promote deep relaxation and meditation.

As you settle comfortably into a reclining position on a plush mat in the privacy and comfort of your Apex home, blankets are gently placed over you, ensuring warmth and comfort throughout the session. The sound therapist then begins to play the instruments with precise and intentional movements, creating a symphony of soothing and harmonious sounds. The sounds and vibrations produced by these instruments induce you into a state of deep relaxation, similar to a meditative or trance-like state.

After the sound bath concludes, you're encouraged to take your time to slowly reacclimatize to your surroundings. You can enjoy a moment of quiet reflection or indulge in a steaming cup of herbal tea specially prepared to complement the experience.

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In-Residence Yoga

Experience private yoga instruction tailored for winter sports in the comfort of your Apex residence. With panoramic mountain views, our skilled instructors guide you through dynamic warm-ups, targeted postures for strength and flexibility, and breathwork techniques to enhance focus and relaxation. 

The private yoga instruction for winter sports and ski season offers a holistic approach to enhancing your performance, preventing injuries, and promoting overall well-being. By incorporating yoga into your routine, you'll not only elevate your physical abilities on the slopes but also find a deeper connection with your body, mind, and the natural beauty surrounding you with this holistic yoga experience.

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In-Residence Massage

In the comfort of your Apex residence the session begins in the room of your choosing with a gentle consultation where the therapist reassesses your needs and addresses any concerns you may have. Treatment options include hot stone, deep tissue and therapeutic massage and our highly-rated therapists offer soothing and intentional treatments for optimal outcomes, especially for those seeking from mountain-related activities.

Our therapists include Sunny Koch, Corrine Mickler and Pam Shifrin, all highly-trained in the art and science of massage therapy.

For Kids

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Kids Camp Outs

We'll arrange for a teepee tent for indoor camping within your children's room or playroom for a fun and authentically Colorado-style experience.

Beyond that, your child will discover "camp supplies" in the form of s'mores kits, candies, story and nature books, and more to enhance the camp experience.

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Movie Night

In the theater room of your Apex residence, we'll arrange for a wintry wonderland with movies like The Polar Express and Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory with tailored treats to match, including a popcorn machine, golden bells, golden tickets, hot chocolate and more.

Need a babysitter for movie night? We can arrange that, too, so you can enjoy a night out in Vail.

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Christmas & Holiday Cookie Making

Looking for an extra special treat for your kids while in Vail? Our chef team will prepare a cookie-making extravaganza for kids of all ages, including cut out cookies, snickerdoodles, chocolate chip cookies, and oodles of toppings.

During the holiday season, we'll play carols and have classic Christmas movies in the background. 

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