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THIS WEEKEND ONLY: Vail's new Forest Flyer roller coaster will open for winter operations

Posted by Polina LaConte on Feb 22, 2017 11:45:09 PM
The Forest Flyer will open for a select number of winter operations days on Vail Mountain. Experience 3,400 feet of thrill and excitement as you cruise down Vail Mountain with stunning views of the Gore Range. Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 22, Vail Mountain will operate the Forest Flyer alpine coaster at Adventure Ridge. The Forest Flyer will be operate from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. from Wednesday, Feb. 22 to Saturday, Feb. 25.
A Scenic Gondola Ride Ticket is required if you are planning to visit Adventure Ridge during regular mountain operations and do not have already have an Epic Pass or Lift Ticket. The Eagle Bahn Gondola is free after 3:30pm.

Variable weather conditions this time of year can hinder coaster operations.

For more information on activities at Adventure Ridge, visit

Want to re-fuel in between activities? Named after the view of the fourteen thousand foot Mount of the Holy Cross, Bistro Fourteen offers casual, sit-down dining with a full bar at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola. Perfect for lunch, après, or a post-Adventure Ridge appetite, Bistro Fourteen's variety of menu items has something for the whole family, including a full $10 kid’s menu.

For more information on Bistro Fourteen and special offers, visit<>

Topics: Vail, Family

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