Introducing Epic Discovery
This summer for the first time ever, visitors to Breckenridge Ski Resort will be able to zip, coast, tour, zoom, and hike through Brecks’natural playground. With the launch of Epic Discovery, summer in Breckenridge just got elevated.
Epic Discovery Unveiled
This world-class on-mountain adventure will complement Breck’s existing summer fun. What does this mean? That Breckenridge’s famous Alpine SuperSlide, the Gold Runner Coaster and Breck Flyer Zip Line just got some new friends. Specifically, Epic Discovery will add the following:
- Expedition Zip Line Tour on Peak 7. Eight zip lines in two hours. Guests will explore the Peak 7 Ore Bucket area of Breckenridge Ski Resort by air, traveling between 10 towers and a 200 foot long aerial bridge walk with stunning views of Summit County.
- Alpineer Challenge Course. Located steps from the top of the Colorado SuperChair area at the base of Horseshoe Bowl, this course features 15 different challenges, from lightly swinging logs to shoe-to-rope balancing maneuvers. Open to teens and adults, the one-of-a-kind course blends in with the surrounding environment of the new Alpine Camp and offers shade for those who want to observe the fun.
- Interpretive Trail with Animal Abilities and Story Stakes. Learn about Breck’s high-alpine environment, including animals, flora and fauna, mountain wetlands, impacts of the gold rush and additional history of the area on this 0.75-mile interpretive hike. Story Stakes along the loop will provide photos, fun facts and interesting written descriptions to encourage a connection to the area while learning in a unique way.
- Gold Summit Climbing Wall. All ability levels will love testing their skills on the different routes on the 40-foot permanent rock-climbing wall at the top of the Colorado SuperChair.
How it Works
Epic Discovery will open June 9, 2017 at at Peak 8 Base Camp. More adventure options at Alpine Camp, atop the Colorado Chair, are slated to open by July 1.
Summer operations will run daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June, 9 through Sept. 4, with an additional weekend, Sept. 8-10, 2017. Some activity openings will be weather and condition dependent.
Guests may opt for an all-day, unlimited Adventure Pass ($82, ages 7+; $57, ages 3-6), an Explorer Pass, which grants access to 12 activities ($68, ages 7+; $47, ages 3-6), or a Scout Pass ($40, ages 3+).
Conservation In Action
As part of Vail Resorts’ new “1% For The Forest” program, the company will donate one percent of all summer lift ticket and activity revenue to The Nature Conservancy. This leading non-profit conservation organization works on forest restoration projects on national forest lands.
Jaw-Dropping Views, High Octane Adventure, Family Fun
Make no mistake—this is summer adventure unlike any you’ve seen before. Whether you’re looking to get your heart rate racing or simply want to immerse yourself in Breck’s unique alpine environment, Epic Discovery’s many options guarantee fun and exploration.
With Epic Discovery, you can find big-time thrills, physical challenges, and more. You’ll learn about the natural surroundings and the unique history of the town. Ultimately, you’ll create lifelong memories that will pull you back for more.