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2011 Teva Mountain Games
**2011 SUMMER REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 2011**
The Teva Mountain Games are the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, art and music and they return to Vail, June 2-5, 2011.
Professional and amateur athletes from around the world converge upon the mountains and rivers of Vail to compete in eight sports and 24 disciplines for more than $100,000 in prize money. This year’s sporting events include kayaking, rafting, mountain biking, road cycling, World Cup Bouldering, amateur climbing, fly fishing, stand up paddling, trail running and a half marathon.
Lifestyle components include the Mountain Click Photo Competition, the Outside Adventure Film School, Outdoor Reels Film Festival, Mountains of Music free concerts and the Teva Mountain Ball. The weekend is rounded out by the Gear Town and Green Light District expo areas and the interactive family zone, Adventure Village.
The Teva Mountain Games are a project of the Vail Valley Foundation.
Just announced for 2012: The Winter Teva Mountain Games presented by Eddie Bauer.
Art is a fundamental part of mountain lifestyle. It represents the environment spectators and participants live and play in every day.
The Teva Mountain Games combines artistic influence with competition. Running alongside the countless athletic competitions we foster the arts through film, photography, and random expressions of on-site art.
A project of the Vail Valley Foundation, The Teva Mountain Games are the nation’s largest celebration of mountain sport, lifestyle and music featuring more than 2,000 top professional and amateur athletes from around the world competing in 24 disciplines for over $100,000 in prize money.
This year’s sporting events include kayaking, rafting, mountain biking, road cycling, World Cup Bouldering, amateur climbing, fly-fishing, Stand Up Paddling, trail running, a half marathon and a series of DockDogs canine competitions.
If you are planning an extended stay here in Vail, or the surrounding area for the Teva Mountain Games, peruse this website for places to eat, lodging resources and recommendations for the best places to pitch a tent. Being an event, and not a destination resource we have also provided you with a series of links below for additional information.
Music has always been a big part of the Teva Mountain Games. Each year we showcase a variety of acts free-concert-style in the heart of Vail Village at Checkpoint Charlie. Alongside the official concerts countless after parties and DJ’s rock the heart of Vail long into the night making those 8am start times the following day a little harder than they already are for many competitors.
Past concerts include Ozomatli, Government Mule, The Nappy Roots, Aceyalone, Tamarama, The Samples, Jurassic 5, Julian Marley and many more.
Check back soon for the 2011 Bud Light Mountains of Music line-up.
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