Activities

Best Hikes and Trails Around Vail

Apr. 28, 2016


Mountains and hiking go hand-in-hand (or better yet, foot-in-foot), especially during Colorado’s sunny summer months. Whether you’re looking for a heart-pumping workout or a leisurely stroll, there are hikes to fit every mood and skill level at Vail. No matter how much of a pro or newbie you are, wear appropriate footwear and keep these other tips in mind when you hit the trails! Check out our top recommendations for trails in Vail:

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Can’t-Miss Shopping Experiences in Vail

Apr. 27, 2016

 

Vail is just as revered for its world-class shopping as it is for its beautiful mountain views and year-round outdoor adventures. Come summertime, blue skies and warmer temperatures breathe new life into Vail’s already vibrant shopping scene, as do the many festivals throughout the summer.

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Spring Back to Vail 2016

Mar. 24, 2016

Pond skimming, wild costumes, mountain luau, free live music, apres ski parties… It must be Spring Back to Vail time again!

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PINK VAIL: FIVE YEARS UNITED IN HOPE

Mar. 17, 2016
The patio of Eagle's Nest in Vail is inundated with pink during the 4th annual Pink Vail celebration on Saturday. Pink Vail is the world's biggest ski day to conquer cancer, raising money for local cancer treatment at the Shaw Regional Cancer Center in Edwards.

Local Cancer Survivors Reflect on Pink Vail’s Five-Year Anniversary & Their Own Major Milestones

By Traci J. Macnamara

Pink Vail will celebrate its five-year anniversary on April 2, making 2016 a memorable year for those who have been involved in this wildly successful event since its beginnings.

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Jayhawks Rally for Pink Vail

Feb. 24, 2016

On February 4, 2015, Daniel Elsbury was informed by his doctor that he had Stage 2/early Stage 3 colorectal cancer. Daniel had recently moved to Eagle County with old friends, ready to start “a new chapter in life.” “I never thought my life would change so much in one moment,” says Daniel. “No 31-year-old wants to get news like that.”

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A RISING THREAT: RETURN OF THE JUNIOR JAM

Feb. 23, 2016

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This year the Burton U.S. Open will kick-off the week long event with the return of its Junior Jam. The kids competition will return after being absent from the Snowboarding Championship’s schedule since 2009. The Junior Jam has turned out no shortage of notable snowboarders, with alumni including Pat Moore, Hannah Teter, Luke Mitrani, John JacksonMikkel Bang and Jake Blauvelt. To learn more about this year’s Junior Jam and the up-and-coming riders that will compete this Tuesday, March 1, read the full story at Event.Burton.com.

READ THE FULL BLOG AT EVENTS.BURTON.COM!

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Greens to Blues: Becoming a “Ski Family”

Feb. 15, 2016

We all remember that magical day on the slopes when it finally clicked. You connected turns, felt in the flow and changed your favorite color from green to blue. It’s a story we all share. Mathew Fortune had one of those days with his “aha moment”—a moment realized during a day spent taking a private family lesson with one of Vail’s top–notch instructors.

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