Event Details

Pink Vail™ is the world's biggest ski day to conquer cancer.
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2015
TIME: Day-of event check-in and registration opens at 8:30 AM
LOCATION: Pink Vail Headquarters located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola at Eagle's Nest (from Lionshead Village).

EVENT CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION

  • Pre-event check-in and registration will take place on the following dates.
    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM | Jack’s Place in Edwards
    • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Grand View Room in Vail 
  • Day-of event check-in and registration will be 8:30 AM - 2 PM at Pink Vail Headquarters located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola at Eagle's Nest  
  • Participants check in as individuals. Meet your teammates at the top of the gondola to ski for the day! 
  • Parking is not included in your registration fee. Please keep in mind parking structures fill up early on the weekends.
  • Lift tickets are not included in the price of registration.
  • If you sign up as a Pink Vail participant, but don't have a lift ticket or ski pass, you can still be a part of the day. Thanks to our partner, Vail Mountain, we have a limited number of foot passes valid for a ride up and down the Eagle Bahn Gondola. To make sure we have enough passes, you will need to request a pass by emailing us at Liz.Pyke@vvmc.com or calling (970) 569-7752 by March 10, 2015. On March 21, 2015, stop by the Pink Vail tent at the base of the Eagle Bahn Gondola to pick up your foot pass. Please keep in mind that lift operators will not allow foot passengers to carry any gear (boots, skis, snowboards) on the lift. When you get to the top, check in at Pink Vail Headquarters for your credential and goodies!
  • Participants will receive:
    • Pink Vail credential and lanyard
    • Pink Vail trail map with Checkpoint Challenge decks clearly marked
    • Discounts for shops and restaurants in Lionshead 
    • Pink Vail hat for those who have raised $50+

TRIBUTE BANNER

  • 8:30 AM - 4 PM | Pink Vail Headquarters located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola at Eagle's Nest
  • Stop by the tribute banner on the deck outside Pink Vail Headquarters and write the name of a loved one who has fought a battle with cancer.

HELLY HANSEN GEOCACHE HUNT

  • Our friends at Helly Hansen have hidden 5 prizes across Vail Mountain. 
  • To find them, download the Helly Hansen app on your phone. 
  • Then, stop by the Helly Hansen tent at Pink Vail Headquarters or the Helly Hansen trailer in Lionshead to claim your first prize! 
  • They'll show you how to activate the "Gone On My Catwalk" activity to start your hunt.

SMARTWOOL PERFECT PAIR GAME

  • Throughout the day, find another Pink Vail participant with your ticket number. Swap tear-offs so you both complete the same colored ticket (one solid green, or one solid orange).
  • Bring your ticket and tear-off to the SmartWool store in Lionshead to receive a free pair of socks.

Costume contest

  • 9 AM - 11 AM | Pink Vail Headquarters located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola at Eagle's Nest
  • Get out your pink! Gather your team together and come dressed up for Pink Vail.  Prizes will be awarded for top costumes.  

live music 

  • 9 AM - 3 PM | Pink Vail Headquarters located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola at Eagle's Nest
  • Join us for live music  
  • Bands for Pink Vail
    • 9 AM - 11 AM – Hardscrabble
    • 11 AM - 1 PM – Kevin Heinz and Friend
    • 1 PM - 3 PM – Renegade Sons

photo booth  

  • 10 AM - 3 PM | Pink Vail Headquarters located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola at Eagle's Nest
  • Gather your teammates and friends for a photo on the pink carpet. 
  • Photos will be posted to Epic Mix and facebook.com/shawcancercenter. Tag yourself and your friends!

checkpoint challenge  

  • 10 AM - 2 PM
  • Checkpoints: Visit three famous Vail Mountain decks. 
    • Henry's Hut Spring Break 2015 hosted by Vail Valley Surgery Center
    • Two Elk Country Hoedown
    • Wilwood Totally 80's hosted by lululemon
  • Games, music, and prizes at each deck!
  • Pink Vail volunteers will be stationed at each deck to punch your credential. Complete an entry card at each deck for chances to win great prizes - if you visit all three decks, you'll receive three entries! 

Free Beer

  • All afternoon - while supplies last.
  • Receive 1 free beer with your Pink Vail credential.
  • Show your credential for a free beer at Eagle's Nest Bar at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola, or at Tavern on The Square or The Chophouse both located in Lionshead Village.

spirit rally  

  • 3 PM  | Pink Vail Headquarters located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola at Eagle's Nest
  • Join us at Pink Vail Headquarters in the afternoon for food, drinks and entertainment. This is the time to decorate your ski down bibs, hear from Shaw friends and rally around our united fight against cancer.

AWARDS 

  • 3 PM | Pink Vail Headquarters located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola at Eagle's Nest
  • Awards for top fundraising individuals; teams, best individual; team costumes and Checkpoint Challenge winners will take place in the afternoon at Pink Vail Headquarters.   

celebration ski down

  • 3:30 PM
  • Survivors, friends, family, and those skiing in honor of a loved one are encouraged to ski down.

cheer zone

  • 3:45 PM
  • If you don't plan to ski down, please grab a Pink Vail cowbell and join the CHEER ZONE at the base of Vail Mountain in Lionshead Village next to Eagle Bahn Gondola as we welcome in the Celebration Ski Down.

party on

  • 4 PM | Lionshead Village
  • A list of Lionshead restaurants and bars with Pink Vail specials will be included in the Pink Vail trail map. Continue the party at one of these participating venues, many of which will donate a portion of their proceeds to Pink Vail.

merchandise

  • Pink Vail t-shirts, sweatshirts and beanies will be available for sale all day in the Pink Vail Tent at the top of the mountain.

epic pin

  • Vail has created a Pink Vail EpicMix pin - everyone skiing at Pink Vail will earn the pin!

Pink Vail Bula Beanie

  • We have three new styles to choose from. Raise $50 and get one free! Hats are also available for purchase for $25 on the day of the event. (Click on image for a larger view.)

Pink Vail Bula Beanies

Pink Vail Baseball Hats

  • New this year, we are selling baseball hats. Hats will be available at our merchandise booth on the day of the event and all sell for $25 each. (Click on image for a larger view.)

Pink Vail Baseball Hats 2015

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS