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Keeping your kids safe on the hill – Learning, Living, Loving THE CODE!

Sep. 8, 2015

how to keep your kid safe skiing

To keep your kids safe on the hill you can use a mix of: the wisdom your mom shared when you were 5, a little common sense, some strategies and tricks Instructors use, and yes, the Skier’s Responsibility Code. The Code could use a more enticing name to grab our kids’ interest to be sure. It could be the “do these things and get to ski again tomorrow Code”. Too long? Maybe, “The Code Taylor Swift skis to”, or the “I-Code”, “The Everything is AWESOME Code”. In any case, if we learn, model, and teach our young skiers the Code we will all safely enjoy sliding around on our gorgeous mountain together for many family ski vacations to come!

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Duct Tape Heals One Woman’s Cancer

Mar. 13, 2015

This blog is the second in a series leading up to Pink Vail, the world’s biggest ski day to conquer cancer, March 21, 2015. See the first blog, Wear Pink to Help My Dad.

Pink Vail duct tape
Duct tape does not cure cancer. But in the case of Anne Trumpower, it has healed hers.

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Wear Pink to Help My Dad

Mar. 7, 2015

This blog is the first in a series leading up to Pink Vail, the world’s biggest ski day to conquer cancer, March 21, 2015.

Doing an ‘Alley Oop Ten’ is one of the craziest feelings in the world––as I travel down the pipe while spinning up, gravity seems to disappear for a second. Then all of a sudden I just seem to land. Being on skis, in those critical moments that will determine whether I top the podium or not, are the moments I live for.

I’m Broby Leeds, an aspiring professional freeskier.

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Burton US Open Environmental footprint

Mar. 4, 2015

Vail Burton US Open

The best snowboarding-only event in the world brings famous athletes, music acts, and a non-stop party to Vail in early March. The work to reduce the Open’s environmental footprint began long before the party…

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Mountain Rideshare Day – Feb. 7, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015

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Do you drive into the mountains to ski on the weekends? This Saturday, February 7, the Colorado Department of Transportation encourages you to take part in the first ever Mountain Rideshare Day!

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The EpicPromise Holiday Giving Campaign

Dec. 4, 2014

Vail Valley Charitable Fund Epic Promise

When you’re doing your holiday shopping in Vail and Beaver Creek this winter, you can also help local families and individuals in medical crises – all through the partnership of Vail Resorts with the Vail Valley Charitable Fund.

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Helping Jamestown: Vail employees assist in flood recovery

Nov. 1, 2013

Flood recovery efforts in JamestownPhoto courtesy of rebuildjamestown.org

It was as simple as reading an e-mail and signing up. When we first heard of the flooding back in September we wanted to help.

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