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The GoPro Mountain Games are gearing up and we would love to see you at the 2016 event.

 

*** Medial applications are no longer being accepted for the 2016 GoPro Mountain Games.***

 

QUICK LINKS

News Room: Press Releases & Latest News

Media Kit: Photos, Videos, Releases and More

 

MEDIA REGISTRATION & HELP DESK

Location:

Golden Peak at the base of Vail Mountain.

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (gift bag pick-up closes at 6:00pm)

Saturday: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm (gift bag pick-up opens at 8:00am)

Sunday: 6:00 am to 2:00 pm (gift bag pick-up opens at 8:00am)


The Media Center will have wifi media access for accredited members of the media only

 

MEDIA CONTACT

Vail Valley Foundation, Tom Boyd, 970.748.5935

 

IMPORTANT ACCREDITED MEDIA INFORMATION

Mountain Games News Service: Our newsroom is the best place to get story ideas, catch up on what's going on, and read up on all the latest. Please use it as a resource. Throughout the GoPro Mountain Games, uniformed members of the Mountain Games News Service, myself included, will be there to help you find interview subjects and understand the ins and outs of all the various events and activities. Check out our latest MGNS piece HERE.

Text alerts: The Mountain Games are a complex event with a lot of moving parts. To keep media up to speed this year, we will utilize a text-to-mobile app to send short updates on start times and other critical media information. Accredited media will have the chance to opt in or out of this service at the start of the Mountain Games.

Proper usage: Always refer to the event as the GoPro Mountain Games in first reference and the GoPro Mountain Games or Mountain Games thereafter, never the GoPro Games.

Be safe. Many of you will be gunning for the best vid or pic, but it's not worth putting yourself or the competitors in danger to get it. We expect all of you to play it safe, and if not, we will revoke your media credential.

Find Shelter at a hotel or campsite by visiting our lodging page.

COUNTDOWN Tudor - The official Timepiece of the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail Colroado
PARTNERS
Event Schedule | Summer
AM EVENT
7:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Qualifier/Round 1 - Soccer Fields
7:30 Mountain Masters Disc Golf - Qualifying Day 2
8:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Onsite Registration & Practice
8:00 Down River Kayak Sprint - Start
8:00 EverBank Half Marathon - Start
8:00 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - Down River Sprint Start - Option #1
8:00 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - 10K Start
8:00 Ultimate River Challenge - Kayak Sprint - Start
9:00 Adventure Village - Opens
9:00 Costa Fly Fishing Village - Opens
9:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 7
9:00 Gear Town - Opens
9:00 Jam in the Van - Time to Rock
9:00 Onewheel Demo Course - Opens
9:30 Slackline Invitational - Highline Demonstration at I-Bridge
9:30 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - SUP Surf Sprint Start - Option #2
9:30 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - TT Start
9:30 Ultimate River Challenge - SUP Sprint - Start
10:00 Climbing World Cup - Semi-Finals M+W
10:00 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - Kids Race (12 and under)
10:00 The Yoga Girl Experience - The Yoga Girl Experience - The Art of Letting Go
10:15 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Kids Race
11:00 Citizen Climbing - Wave 1 & Paraclimbing
11:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 8
11:00 Down River R2 Raft Sprint - Start
11:00 Ultimate River Challenge - R2 Sprint - Start
11:45 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - PRO, Expert, Single Speed, UMC PRO
11:45 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - XC Start Pro Men/Women
PM
12:00 Slackline Invitational - Round 2 - Heat 1
12:30 SUP Skills Invitational - Start
1:00 DockDogs Outdoor Big Air - Wave 9
1:30 Volvo Mountain Mud Run - Kids and Family Start
2:00 Citizen Climbing - Wave 2
2:00 Costa 2 Fly X-Stream - Qualifier/Round 2
2:00 EverBank Half Marathon - Awards Ceremony at Checkpoint Charlie
2:30 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Pro, Exp, SS
2:30 Volvo Mountain Mud Run - All Mountain Madness Division Start
3:30 DockDogs Extreme Vertical - Start
3:30 Onewheel Demo Course - Race for the Rail
3:30 Slackline Invitational - Round 2 - Heat 2
3:45 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - All Jrs Categories, Beginners, Sport, All Masters Categories, All Vet Categories, UMC Amateur & UMC Teams
3:45 Ultimate Mountain Challenge - XC Start Amateur Men/Women & Teams
4:00 GoPro Daily Giveaway
4:00 Kayak Freestyle - Finals
4:30 Climbing World Cup - Finals
5:00 Down River Kayak Sprint - Awards Ceremony
5:00 Down River R2 Raft Sprint - Awards Ceremony at I-Bridge
5:00 Kayak Freestyle - Awards Ceremony
5:00 SUP Skills Invitational - Awards Ceremony at I-Bridge
5:45 Citizen Climbing - Wave 2 Awards Ceremony
6:00 Slackline Invitational - Highline Demonstration at I-Bridge
6:30 Climbing World Cup - Awards Ceremony
6:30 EverBank XC Mountain Bike - Awards Ceremony - Citizen Categories
7:30 Flashflight Disc Nite - Start
7:30 Ultimate River Challenge - Awards Ceremony at Ford Ampitheater
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