Interesting People

Nighttime Cat Operations

Feb. 12, 2014


Cat operators, Brett and Mike, work through the night preparing the mountain for blissful skiing.

Do you ever wonder what happens after the last lift stops and the sun sets on another great day of skiing? Does the mountain turn silent and still as the day comes to a close? As we found out today, that is hardly the case.

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Father son powder day at Vail

Jan. 14, 2014

Shot Jan. 5, 2014 – this week’s 19″ of snow at Vail made for a fun powder day for Jason and his 10-year-old son, Tanner. There are few things cooler than teaching your kid how to ski and then watching them fall in love with it. 

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Vail commercial featuring Lindsey Vonn

Dec. 16, 2013


You may be have noticed this Vail TV commercial featuring Lindsey Vonn airing recently. As she puts it, Vail brings her back year after year because it’s a place where she feels at home and every run is an adventure. What keeps you coming back to Vail?

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Vail Unscripted: S3E2 Mid Week

Dec. 12, 2013

Where is everybody? We explore the slopes during the week to see why it’s some people’s favorite time to ski.

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Vail Unscripted: S3E1. Opening Weekend.

Nov. 27, 2013

Early season snowfall made for a great opening weekend at Vail! Here’s what skiers and riders had to say about conditions, terrain openings and what makes Opening Day at Vail special.

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Helping Jamestown: Vail employees assist in flood recovery

Nov. 1, 2013

Flood recovery efforts in JamestownPhoto courtesy of

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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A peek into the life of Vail’s Snowmakers

Oct. 4, 2013

Vail snowmakingThe evening snowmaking crew starts trickling in to the labyrinthine complex of mountain ops buildings at 3:30pm to change into uniform. Set at the base of Vail, this mix of offices and warehouses is home to the small army of men and women that keep this mountain going day in and day out.

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