Town and Village

Get to Know John Donovan: Vail Resident, Business Owner, and Ski Instructor since 1963

Mar. 31, 2015

Get to know Vail's Instructors

The Vail Ski and Snowboard School is renowned for its excellence, and the cornerstone of that reputation is the instructors themselves. From ex-NFL players to former Olympians to long-time Vail locals, in this series we introduce you to just a sampling of this widely diverse group of expert skiers and riders.

John Donovan is originally from Chicago, Illinois and used to instruct and later supervise Golden Peak Childrens Ski School, ages 7-teen. Now he leads ski tours of Vail Mountain five days a week.

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2015 World Championships Concert Lineup

Feb. 2, 2015

world cup vail beaver creek concerts
The 2015 World Championships is here! Running from Feb. 2-15, the excitement in Vail and Beaver Creek is palpable. Adding to the daily races and activities, the Championships features nightly free concerts right in the center of Vail Village. 

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Weekly Outlook

Jan. 29, 2015

DCIM100GOPROVail is hosting the FIS World Championships for the third time

The last storm missed the Vail Valley, but a second one could drop a few inches by the time lifts close on Saturday. Next week, during the 2015 World Championships, we have another solid chance of snow mid-week.  

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Top 5 non-skier activities in Vail

Dec. 12, 2014

What to do in Vail Village

Vail may be known for its world-class snow sports, but you don’t have to ski or ride to enjoy everything this gorgeous mountain destination has to offer.

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5 Reasons to Come to Vail November thru mid-December

Sep. 11, 2014

Vail opening
You want in on a little secret here in Vail? We LOVE early season. What’s “early season” you ask?

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USA PRO CYCLING CHALLENGE RETURNS TO VAIL, CO

Aug. 18, 2014

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge is back in Colorado with the legendary Vail Time Trial taking place Saturday, August 23rd!

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10 of our favorite summer activities in Vail!

Apr. 26, 2014

Hikes in Vail, CO

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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. 

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