The Hythe, Vail Debuts Goat Experiences With Adventure IO
VAIL, CO–As global travelers look to embark on immersive and exclusive experiences, The Hythe, a Luxury Collection Resort, Vail debuts a signature partnership with Adventure IO, offering guests Greatest Of All Travel (GOAT) mountain-forward moments. Adventure IO, the epic trips and experiences company, offers top-rated activities for locals and travelers visiting the destination. Catering to year-round outdoor, extreme sporting and culinary enthusiasts alike, the resort has partnered with Adventure IO to bring guests world-class excursions hosted by both local and global professional athletes, experts, and brand ambassadors. Travelers of all interests and skill level will revel at the enthralling, custom-curated adventures in the heart of the glistening Rocky Mountains.
New travel trends show that 73% of travelers are planning to “go big” on their trips in 2022 with a “no regrets” style of travel which has been dubbed the “GOAT,” or Greatest of All Travel. Boasting 5,289 acres of world-renowned terrain, Vail, Colorado has become one of the most popular mountain resort communities in North America. In celebration of this spirit of travel and as an extension of its introduction to the region, The Hythe’s goal with the rollout of these offerings is to expand the unique experiences available in the legendary destination. From challenging themselves with a day on the slopes to visiting a local distillery, “GOAT at The Hythe” offers exhilarating activities for travelers in pursuit of transformative journeys with an emphasis on excitement and learning new skills.
Adventures of a Lifetime
Whether travelers are looking to take their culinary skills to new heights or challenge themselves to an elite alpine excursion, “GOAT at The Hythe” offerings are tailored by interest and experience level to provide guests with an insider immersion for the best of Colorado. Stand-out Adventure IO experiences through The Hythe include: Heli Skiing with Olympic Professional Freestyle and Halfpipe Skier, Anna Lisa Drew. Guest fly via private Cessna plane overlooking the gorgeous view of the Rockies to meet with Anna for an unbelievable day of powder skiing, arriving back in Vail in time for happy hour.
For those looking to enjoy Vail in the non-winter months, they can embark on off-season experiences, such as Mountain Biking with Enduro World Series professional mountain biker, Shawn Neer. The day’s routes are planned based on the group’s riding preferences to explore the incredible trails near the famed Vail gondola. After a full day of riding, guests will have the opportunity to shop in Vail Village and accompany Shawn to dinner to hear about his adventures first-hand.
Epicurean enthusiasts can immerse themselves in Colorado fare with a Mushroom Foray & Meal Prep led by Local Naturalist, Mycology Expert and Foray Leader, Larry Evans. Larry will guide the group to find safe and delicious mushrooms and then lead the group to prepare a mushroom dish with the fresh harvest. And for those looking to partake in the best après ski the destination has to offer, they can join the 10th Mountain Distillery Tour. Guests participating in the 10th Mountain Distillery Tour will meet at The Hythe’s signature lobby bar – 10th Mountain– where they’ll learn the history of the WWII 10th Mountain Division, before departing to the local distillery nestled into the Rocky Mountains.
World-Class Amenities and Service
Bookending their “GOAT at The Hythe” experiences, guests can enjoy the newly renovated interiors of The Hythe, inspired by Vail Resorts founders: Pete Siebert and Earl Eaton. Bringing guests into a majestic and serene Rocky Mountain design scheme, they’re invited to rejuvenate from the challenging excursions through the property’s mod atmosphere and on-site recovery-focused Well & Being Spa. While resting in one of the resort’s 344 guest rooms, visitors are just steps from the base of Vail Mountain and can take in the charming and bustling shops and art galleries of Lionshead Village. The Hythe reimagines the revelry, camaraderie, and hospitality of après ski, infusing the “good-time-was-had-by-all” spirit into all aspects of the guest experience, no matter the time of day or season.