Vail enjoys over 300 days of sunshine per year but don't be fooled by the warm sun. The weather can change quickly and the temperature is typically cooler on the top of the mountain. Average weather during the day for the Vail Valley - 75°F during the day, and 50°F at night with very low humidity.
Hikers and bikers embarking on long day trips should get started early in the morning and always bring water and snacks.
The altitude in Beaver Creek CO is 8,100 ft. Drinking lots of water is key to staying hydrated and sun protection should be worn at all times. At 8,100 ft, exposure to the sun is 35% more intense than sea level. We recommend sunscreen with a sun protection factor of 15 or higher and sunglasses with UV protection