Vacation Planning

Vail Opens Back Bowls for Thanksgiving

Nov. 26, 2014

Thanksgiving Vail Back BowlsPhoto by Andrew Taylor

Skiers and snowboarders have even more to be thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday at Vail with High Noon Express Lift (#5) opening today, providing access to terrain in Sun Up and Sun Down bowls. We’ve received more than 30 inches of snow since Saturday, and more than six feet in the past three weeks, making for fantastic conditions across the mountain! 

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Learning to ski or snowboard as an adult

Oct. 12, 2014

Learning to ski as an adult

“Am I too old to learn to ski or ride?” The short answer: No.

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2015 Spring skiing hours at Vail Mountain

Oct. 6, 2014

Spring skiing hours
Planning out your Vail ski trips for the 2014/2015 season? We’ve got some exciting news for this spring!

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At what age can a child learn to ski or snowboard?

Sep. 28, 2014

One of the most common questions parents ask us is: “At what age can my child learn to ski or snowboard?”

ski school age 3 - 6We sat down with Mark Raymond, General Manager of Training and Quality for Vail Ski and Snowboard School, to get his take. As a father of a 5-year-old and an instructor since 1992, Mark is very familiar with what it takes to teach young ones to ski.

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Adventure Ridge at Vail

Jul. 14, 2014

 

Ropes course in colorado

Ziplining, ropes courses, biking, hiking, horseback riding, great food, unbelievable views…there are so many reasons to ride up Vail’s Eagle Bahn Gondola to visit Adventure Ridge at Vail.

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Australia friendly LAX – EGE flight schedules are ready to book!

Jul. 2, 2014

Australia friendly flights to Vail
The new American Airlines flight schedule between Los Angeles (LAX) and Vail/Eagle County Airport (EGE) has just been released – making it easier than ever before for Australians to ski Vail and Beaver Creek!

The Aussie-friendly timing works out so that you can ski the same day as arrival and departure – hands down the best cure for jet lag.

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10 of our favorite summer activities in Vail!

Apr. 26, 2014

Hikes in Vail, CO

Hike

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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