History

Vail’s Trail Names: Part 2

Oct. 1, 2012

Part 2 in our series explaining the stories behind some of the most asked about trail names in Vail! And in case you missed it, here’s Part 1. 

historic vail trail names

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The Spirit of Vail (VIDEO)

Sep. 25, 2012

Young or old, skier or snowboarder, from near or far, those who love the mountains share something in common… a feeling that is difficult to put into words. While looking at footage from the past 50 years at Vail, similar shots kept jumping out at us. When combined into one video, they show that while the equipment, the town, and the mountain have changed, the reasons that people love to visit Vail have remained the same.

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Vail’s Trail Names: Part 1

Aug. 31, 2012

Ever wonder how your favorite area or trail at Vail got its name? Here are a few often-asked for explanations behind the trail signs…Pete Seibert Earl Eaton Vail

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Southern Ute Indian Tribe performs snow dance in Vail

Jun. 12, 2012

After 524 inches of record breaking snow the year before, Winter 2011/2012 was getting off to a slow start. It was late December and powder days had been scarce in Colorado and most other parts of the country. Hardcore skiers and riders were getting restless. It was time to call in reinforcements.

Southern Ute Indian Tribe Vail Snow Dance

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