There are so many great ways to explore the beauty and nature on Vail Mountain, from hiking, biking, trail running and Top of the Mountain tours, but next time you’re out enjoying the mountain, keep an eye out for signs of some of the wildlife native to Vail.
1. The yellow-bellied marmot can often be spotted sunbathing on rocks around the Adventure Ridge area and while hiking the trails around the mountain.Read More»
- What better way to experience the beautiful scenery, smell the wildflowers and spot the wildlife than on your own two feet? With nearly 25 miles of hiking trails for all abilities on and around the mountain, there is no shortage of routes to take in amazing views.
Now that ski season is over, we’re preparing for what many locals say is the best season in Vail: Summer.
Surprised? You shouldn’t be. The Vail Valley is an outdoor and cultural playground in summer with world class downhill mountain biking, rock climbing, road biking, hiking, kayaking, rafting, fishing and camping complemented by outdoor performances by the likes of New York City Ballet, Philadelphia Orchestra, a free concert series and MORE. Pair that with our fantastic restaurants and dynamic Village and you’ve got yourself a summer utopia.
Vail’s Ski Patrol exchanges ski boots for hiking boots as they maintain and monitor the mountain in the spring, summer and fall. Here are their tips for staying safe during your summer adventures on Vail Mountain!
We’re heading into what many people consider to be the best time of year to spend time in Vail. World class events, free concerts, the typically snowy first few weeks of March, the longer, sunnier days of April; a variety of reasons make this time frame a favorite for all types of skiers and snowboarders. Here are just a few reasons to be here this spring.Read More»
In honor of our 50th birthday this season, we’ve compiled a list of 50 must-see, must-do events, sights and activities. Let us know what items you’ve already checked off the list and what you’d add to these 50!Read More»
Visitors to Vail can trade in their two skis for two wheels in the summertime for another fun way to go downhill on Vail Mountain. Never attempted a downhill ride without skis? Vail has the perfect solution for bikers of all abilities -guided mountain biking tours. Experience the beauty of Vail Mountain beyond the scenic gondola rides with the comfort of having a knowledgeable and experienced guide leading the way.Read More»