The Triumph Guide To

Summer Adventures in Vail & Beaver Creek

The Vail Valley is the perfect destination for those seeking outdoor adventure experiences during the summer months. From the miles of scenic and downhill bike terrain to hundreds of beautiful hikes and an abundance of white water rapids for all skill levels, there’s a heart-pumping adventure or a peaceful retreat for everyone in Vail and Beaver Creek in the summertime. You’ll discover an even more elevated and personalized experience with Triumph curating your every experience.

And, if you needed any more inspiration to plan your summer travels to the Vail Valley, explore Triumph’s Summer Up promotion, whereby when you stay four nights or more, your fifth night is free.

Outdoor Adventures



White Water Rafting

The best days of the summer are often spent on the Upper Colorado, or the Upper C, as locals call it. There’s nothing better than Rocky Mountain sunshine, rushing rapids, some fly fishing and a gourmet on-water lunch, hopefully with a nice cold beer or glass of rosé.

On our Apex-curated white water rafting adventures, you’ll have private transportation to and from your private home, a gourmet lunch for enjoying on the raft or side of the river, and your choice of beverage for imbibing along the journey. Perfect for groups and families of all ages.

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Jeep Adventures

Explore the rugged natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains in a private, expertly guided open-air Jeep tour, navigating Colorado’s mountaintops with fresh air and fascinating details about the history, geology and native tribes of the region. Stop along the way at scenic overlooks and landmarks, witnessing wildlife and never-ending beauty along the way.

With Triumph, we’ll provide a cooler packed with lunch or snacks, beverages and everything you need to have an epic afternoon four wheeling through jagged peaks and rugged valleys.

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Hot Air Ballooning

Float gently through the air in a private, sunrise hot air balloon ride, lifting off from Eagle, and ascending over the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. You’ll witness panoramic views, snow-capped peaks, deep canyons, lush forests, and hopefully some native wildlife along the way.

Your journey ends with a champagne toast and light artisanal breakfast.

Horseback Riding in Vail


Horseback Riding

Whether you’re looking for a scenic leisurely ride or more adventure trail exploration, horseback riding in the Vail area in the summertime is one of the best ways to enjoy fresh mountain air, natural beauty and spot local wildlife along the way.

You’ll stop along the mountainside for a picnic lunch or afternoon snack, packed with care by Triumph.



ATV & Polaris Tours

Experience an adrenaline-pumping and fast-fueled experience up high in the Rocky Mountains in an ATV or Polaris. With or without a guide (your choice) you can race through the scenic terrain, tracking through rocky backcountry trails and steep peaks, exploring over 14,000 acres of magnificent mountain landscape and one of the most diverse ecosystems in Colorado.

Triumph will provide a picnic cooler and refreshers for a mid-day lunch or afternoon pit stop.

Llama being led down a trail in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado


Hiking With Llamas

Explore the mountains while making new furry friends. Male llamas are celebrated for their friendly and affable nature, particularly with children.

As you trek the mountainside, you’ll learn more about llamas and their unique characteristics and curious companionship. They’re also expert hikers, the perfect guide for making your way through the local peaks and valleys. Lunch is provided and this is an ideal adventure for families and children.

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Fly Fishing

Whether casting your line from a raft floating down the Colorado or wading through its shores, fly fishing is one of the most authentic and fun outdoor experiences in the Rockies. Our experienced guides will set you up with all the gear, flies and guidance you need to make it an epic day in the Colorado sunshine.

You’ll learn the ins and outs of casting techniques and fly selection, and stop along the way for a picnic lunch along the river. Triumph will arrange for transportation to and from the river of your choosing for a full or half day adventure. Great for guests of all ages.

athletic senior man paddling a stand up paddleboard at sunset on a calm lake in Colorado, bow view


Kayaks & Stand Up Paddle Boards

Discover lake-life, mountain-style. You’ll choose from Beaver Creek’s Nottingham Lake, beautiful Piney Lake or venture as far as Lake Dillon to explore the fresh mountain spring waters of the Rockies aboard a kayak or paddleboard. More adventurous paddlers and rowers may elect to try their hand at paddling on the Colorado River as well.

A great way to spend a day outdoors, these water vessels are a fan favorite amongst our guests and ideal for adventurers of all ages and fitness levels.

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Zip Lining

Want to sail through the air on a zip line course atop the Rocky Mountains? Fly through the crisp alpine air as you traverse towering trees and deep canyons, feeling the rush of adrenaline and the freedom of flight.

Depending on where you choose to go, you’ll witness some of the tallest peaks of our mountain ranges, like Mt. Albert and Mt. Massive or traverse over deep canyons, enjoying some of the most spectacular views in Colorado.

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