Trails and Terrain

Latest Terrain Updates

Dec. 14, 2016

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Get the first tracks on your favorite runs this season. Check back here for the latest terrain updates and trail openings!

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Weekly Trail Update: September 2

Sep. 2, 2016

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Get the latest on summer trails on Vail Mountain!

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Hiking and Biking Trails Open Friday

Jun. 22, 2016

On a clear summer morning, a hiker strolls through the back bowls of Vail, admiring the grandeur of the Gore Range.

The hiking and biking trails on Vail Mountain will open Friday, June 24. Bike hauls will also begin Friday. Epic Discovery activities will begin operating at 10 a.m., effective June 23. The following trails will be open for hiking and mountain biking starting June 24:

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Gondola 1 Summer Operations Start June 3

Jun. 1, 2016

The weather is warming, flowers are blooming, trails are drying out and we’re firing up the gondolas! Vail Mountain will operate Gondola One for a limited opening weekend, June 3-5 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with limited offerings at the Mid-Vail area. Hiking trails and mountain biking trails will not be open during opening weekend, but join us for a scenic gondola ride and take in the first sight of Vail’s stunning summer views.

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Top Five Hidden Hikes in Vail

May. 30, 2016

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Contributed by Kristin Yantis

Donny Shefchik of Paragon Guides shares some of his favorite hikes in Vail.

Home to nearly 200 miles of trails, Vail offers a plethora of hiking experiences to choose from on Vail Mountain and throughout the surrounding Gore and Sawatch mountain ranges.

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Closing Weekend 2016

Apr. 15, 2016

Snowy weather in the forecast for 2015-2016 closing weekend.

We are getting ready to wrap up Vail’s 2015 – 2016 winter season. It’s been an incredible season with outstanding spring conditions that allowed us to extend the season by a week! Get all the details on closing weekend and thank you for joining us at Vail for another unforgettable year!

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