On the heels of the successful Teva Mountain Games held every Memorial Day in the Vail Valley since 1992, a winter version will be introduced this ski season! From Feb. 12 – 14, 2012, professional and amateur athletes will converge on the mountains and villages of Vail for a celebration of adventure sports, music, art and the great outdoors. The first annual Winter Teva Mountain Games presented by Eddie Bauer features competitions in mixed climbing, mountain, Big Air, and dual slalom biking, Nordic and telemark skiing, ski mountaineering and snowshoe racing with $60,000 in prize money on the line, along with a one-day vertical challenge in Vail’s legendary Back Bowls.
The winter festival in Vail comes to life with free concerts, films, photo comp an interactive expo area, demo events and of course – dogs. The Winter Teva Mountain Games presented by Eddie Bauer are a project of the Vail Valley Foundation.