Half mile zipline, alpine coaster near completion on Vail Mountain

25th September, 2015 by

By John LaConte

VAIL — A 10,800-foot mountain coaster and a zipline that’s so high it will require aircraft warning lights will headline Vail Mountain’s new attractions for 2016. Those rides will combine with a series of “learn through play” concepts and join the resort’s existing summer activities under an umbrella called Epic Discovery, which will launch next summer, Hans Vollrath told a group of reporters Friday. Vollrath is Vail Resorts’ new senior director of activities. He joined the company in late 2014, a few weeks after the Epic Discovery proposal received the green light from the U.S. Forest Service, and had to …

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