Located near Centura Health in Avon right off of I-70. An innovative natural science learning campus for residents and visitors of the Eagle Valley. Free and open to the public.

318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon, CO 81620

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain out of Lionshead Village, Vail. All visitors must have a pass to ride the gondola. Free and open to the public with valid gondola pass.
Nestled along Gore Creek near the Betty Ford Alpine Garden and Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail, CO 81657

Walking Mountains Blog

Peter Suneson

Peter Suneson
Peter Suneson is the Community Outreach Coordinator and manages the backcountry hiking and snowshoeing programs at Walking Mountains Science Center. He invites you out on the trail with him to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of our local trails (just not his boots!).

Recent Posts

Snowshoe Hike Of The Week: Mayflower Gulch Fremont Pass

Posted by Peter Suneson on Feb 12, 2019 1:42:50 PM
Trail Name: Mayflower Gulch Between Leadville & Copper Mountain Walking Mountains' weekly snowshoe hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most..
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Snowshoe Hike Of The Week: Avon Colorado Buck Creek Trail

Posted by Peter Suneson on Jan 30, 2019 1:10:03 PM
Trail Name: Buck Creek Trail Walking Mountains' weekly snowshoe hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most beautiful trails at the most..
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Snowshoe Hike Of The Week: Maloit Park Minturn Colorado

Posted by Peter Suneson on Jan 23, 2019 2:23:31 PM
Trail Name: Maloit Park Minturn (various trails available) Walking Mountains' weekly snowshoe hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most..
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Snowshoe Hike Of The Week: East Lake Creek Edwards Colorado

Posted by Peter Suneson on Jan 15, 2019 11:42:05 AM
Trail Name: East Lake Creek Walking Mountains' weekly snowshoe hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most beautiful trails at the most scenic..
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Snowshoe Hike Of The Week: Snowshoe McKenzie Gulch Near Sylvan Lake

Posted by Peter Suneson on Jan 7, 2019 2:52:22 PM
Trail Name: McKenzie Gulch Sylvan Lake State Park Walking Mountains' weekly snowshoe hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most beautiful..
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Snowshoe Hike Of The Week: Meadow Mountain Minturn

Posted by Peter Suneson on Dec 18, 2018 11:35:35 AM
Trail Name: Meadow Mountain Minturn (Ole Faithful!) Walking Mountains' weekly snowshoe hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most beautiful..
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Snowshoe Hike Of The Week: Colorado Trail Tennessee Pass

Posted by Peter Suneson on Dec 11, 2018 8:59:23 AM
Trail Name: The Colorado Trail at Tennessee Pass Walking Mountains' weekly snowshoe hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most beautiful..
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Snowshoe Hike Of The Week: Avon Colorado Overlook Trail

Posted by Peter Suneson on Dec 4, 2018 10:30:22 AM
Trail Name: Avon Overlook Trail Walking Mountains' weekly snowshoe hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most beautiful trails at the most..
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Snowshoe Hike Of The Week: Stagg Gulch Edwards Colorado

Posted by Peter Suneson on Nov 26, 2018 1:11:39 PM
Trail Name: Stagg Gulch via Squaw Creek, Cordillera Walking Mountains' weekly snowshoe hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most beautiful..
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Hike Of The Week: Mackenzie Gulch Sylvan Lake

Posted by Peter Suneson on Oct 23, 2018 9:59:40 AM
Trail Name: Mackenzie Gulch Sylvan Lake West Brush Creek Road Walking Mountains' weekly hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most beautiful..
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Hike Of The Week: Martin Creek Minturn

Posted by Peter Suneson on Oct 9, 2018 9:18:09 AM
Trail Name: Martin Creek, Minturn  Walking Mountains' weekly hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most beautiful trails at the most scenic..
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Hike Of The Week: Brown's Loop Yeoman Park East Brush Creek

Posted by Peter Suneson on Oct 2, 2018 1:00:16 PM
Trail Name: Brown's Loop Yeoman Park Campground Near Eagle Walking Mountains' weekly hikes are hand picked by our hiking guides and environmental educators to get you out on the most beautiful..
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