Legendary Terrain

A Legendary Start

Dec. 11, 2018

Vail blue sky basin powder

No hyperbole about it, with over a 100″ of snow to date, the start to the 2018/19 season has been nothing short of legendary. 

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Vail’s Legendary Terrain: Northwoods

May. 22, 2017

What makes Northwoods Legendary?

One of the most popular areas of Vail Mountain, Northwoods offers easy access to some of the best terrain on Vail Mountain. This area can be ridden all day! The lift ride is quick, is the first to open, and the last to close for the day. Speaking of lift rides (pending Forest Service approval), Chair #11 will be upgraded to a six pack for the 2017-18 season, reducing wait times and increasing uphill capacity by 25%. For the early morning powder seekers, Northwoods is the place to go. It offers terrain of varying steepness and difficulty, and suitable for all types of skiing, whether you enjoy the open fields of Northstar, or the tree skiing in Snag Park.

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Vail’s Legendary Terrain: Golden Peak

Apr. 18, 2017

What makes Golden Peak Legendary? The quaint village atmosphere of Golden Peak is home to our renowned Ski & Snowboard School, is the host of some of our Signature events, and offers hassle free access to the mountain via Riva Bahn Express Lift. (#6)

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Vail’s Legendary Terrain: Sun Up & Sun Down Bowl

Apr. 13, 2017

What makes Sun Up & Sun Down Bowl Legendary?

Sun Up & Sun Down will likely be your first view of the iconic Back Bowls of Vail, and it is nothing short of inspiring.

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Vail’s Legendary Terrain: China Bowl

Apr. 5, 2017

What makes China Bowl Legendary? Years before it was officially open to skiers, China Bowl had been named for its headwall, visible now from the top of Orient Express, Chair 21.  This long limestone formation reminded early Vail skiers of the Great Wall of China.

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Vail’s Legendary Terrain: Siberia & Mongolia Bowl

Apr. 5, 2017

What makes Siberia & Mongolia Bowl Legendary? Looking for some perspective on Vail’s 5,289 skiable acres? Head out to Siberia & Mongolia Bowls to experience truly expansive terrain.  East of Siberia, no lifts exist, except for the POMA Lift #22.

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Vail’s Legendary Terrain: Blue Sky Basin

Mar. 21, 2017

What makes Blue Sky Basin Legendary? For those who haven’t experienced Blue Sky Basin yet, what are you waiting for? A guest & locals favorite, Blue Sky Basin provides a skiing experience like nothing else on Vail Mountain.  It is where you will truly find nature, where you will feel small on our huge mountain.

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