Calendar of Events

Nov
27
Mon
Self Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail
Nov 27 2017 @ 10:00 am – Apr 13 2018 @ 4:00 pm

*Please note that the tree trail exists regardless of snowfall and can be walked without snowshoes.
Drop in to Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center from 10am-4pm Monday – Saturday to snowshoe through a winter wonderland. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. Snowshoes and poles are available for youth and adults free of charge, donations are appreciated.

Please note that registration is not necessary for the Self Guided Snowshoe and snowshoes are available for parties up to 10 persons at once.

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Dec
14
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Dec
21
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Dec
25
Mon
Merry Christmas – Education Center Closed
Dec 25 all-day
Dec
28
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Jan
1
Mon
Happy New Year – Education Center Closed
Jan 1 all-day
Jan
4
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Jan 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Jan
11
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Jan 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Jan
14
Sun
Wedding (Ellie Roark/Willson)
Jan 14 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4pm ceremony
Jan
18
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Jan 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Jan
25
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Jan 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Feb
1
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Feb 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
John Fielder – Intimate Evening
Feb 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Explore Colorado’s World of White with Two Adventure Photographers for an Intimate Evening at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. A multi-media presentation by ski-mountaineer Dr. Jon Kedrowski and nature photographer John Fielder derived from their new books Classic Colorado Ski Descents and A Colorado Winter. Travel Colorado with ski mountaineer Dr. Jon Kedrowski as he guides you to some of the best ski descents the state has to offer. Kedrowski discusses preparation, gear selection, planning, and analysis of weather and snowpack for skiing in the backcountry. With his photography, he highlights many of the 300 different ski routes and ski descents showcased in his new guidebook. John Fielder brings the artistic side of winter into the presentation. With a backdrop of beautiful music, Fielder shares his favorite scenes during 40 years of exploring on skis in the Colorado backcountry. This is a great opportunity for photographers to learn photo techniques unique to this monochromatic environment. Jon and John team up to tell stories both funny and dramatic from their combined 60 years of surviving the challenges of exploring the nivean world. Between the stories, music, and photography, your excitement for the coming winter season will surely be enhanced! Event Schedule: 5:30-5:45 – Drinks & Light Appetizers 5:45-7:00pm – Presentation
Feb
7
Wed
Vail Valley Wedding Vendor Social
Feb 7 @ 4:00 pm – Feb 8 @ 6:00 am
Feb
8
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Feb 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Feb
15
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Feb 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Feb
22
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Mar
1
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Mar 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Mar
8
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Mar 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Mar
15
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Mar 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Mar
22
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Mar 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Mar
29
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Mar 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Apr
5
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Apr 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
Apr
12
Thu
Guided Snowshoe – Garden Tree Trail @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center
Apr 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Snowshoe through a winter wonderland on Thursday’s at 10:30am with a guide from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and learn about the importance of trees to our alpine environment. Warm up afterwards with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in several drop-in activities available in our Education Center. The cost of the snowshoe is $5. Advance registration is required to guarantee your spot.
May
1
Tue
Patrick Doughtery Photography
May 1 – Jun 30 all-day
May
26
Sat
Restricted Wedding/Event Dates
May 26 – May 28 all-day
Jun
16
Sat
WEDDING (Mays)
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2pm Ceremony
Jun
23
Sat
Wedding (Marsh & Beaulieu)
Jun 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jul
2
Mon
h2o=Life
Jul 2 – Sep 30 all-day
Jul
4
Wed
Restricted Wedding/ Event Date @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Jul 4 all-day
Offices Closed for Holiday
Aug
4
Sat
WEDDING (Shanholtzer – Hannah)
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:30 ceremony
Aug
9
Thu
Sherri Tippie – Intimate Evening
Aug 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Sep
1
Sat
Restricted Wedding/Event Dates
Sep 1 – Sep 3 all-day
Sep
20
Thu
Kathy Heicher – Intimate Evening
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Jul
4
Thu
Restricted Wedding Date @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Jul 4 all-day
Offices Closed for Holiday
Jul
4
Sat
Restricted Wedding Date @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Jul 4 all-day
Offices Closed for Holiday
Jul
4
Sun
Restricted Wedding Date @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Jul 4 all-day
Offices Closed for Holiday
Jul
4
Mon
Restricted Wedding Date @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Jul 4 all-day
Offices Closed for Holiday
Jul
4
Tue
Restricted Wedding Date @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Jul 4 all-day
Offices Closed for Holiday
Jul
4
Thu
Restricted Wedding Date @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Jul 4 all-day
Offices Closed for Holiday
Jul
4
Fri
Restricted Wedding Date @ Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Jul 4 all-day
Offices Closed for Holiday