Conditions Update

February Snow

Feb. 12, 2020

It’s been a wild start to February here at Vail Mountain with historic snowfall. We have received 46″ month-to-date, and most of that snow fell this past weekend. The spring storms continue as we expect up to 14″ to fall in the next 10 days.

Stay up to date on up-coming weather, current lift and terrain status & mountain conditions at and through our social channels.

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Latest Terrain Openings January 30

Jan. 30, 2018

VAIL, Colo. – Jan. 30, 2018 –It’s the perfect day to explore the additional 100 acres of terrain we opened bringing our terrain total to 4,782 acres.  Vail Mountain has had a very exciting January with terrain openings including: the Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin.  In addition to the  4,782 acres accessible to skiers and snowboarders, the forecast is looks favorable for snowfall starting February 1st and continuing through the following week.

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Latest Terrain Openings: Blue Sky Basin, Sun Up, Sun Down, China Bowl and Tea Cup Bowl

Jan. 11, 2018

VAIL, Colo. – Jan. 12, 2018 –The snow just keeps falling. With 6 inches of snow falling throughout the day on Friday, bringing the seven-day snow total to 21 inches, Vail Mountain will open portions of China Bowl, Tea Cup Bowl and Sun Down Bowl, in addition to portions of terrain in Blue Sky Basin, on Saturday, January 13. Sun Up Bowl is now open for ski and snowboard access. Beaver Creek received 5 inches of snow during the day Friday and 23 inches in the last seven days, and skiers and snowboarders will have access to more than 1,000 acres of skiable terrain on Saturday, January 13.

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Latest Terrain Update: January 9

Jan. 8, 2018

We welcomed nine inches of snow on January 8th!  We are offering top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding on more than 1,443 acres of terrain served by 20 lifts, including the new six-passenger Northwoods Express Lift (#11), the 10th new chairlift in the last 11 years at the resort. The Forest Flyer alpine coaster is operating daily from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. for guests at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola (#19).

We are expecting more snow this week, take a peek at the Vail forecast here.

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Northwoods Express (#11) Debut on December 26 10th New Chairlift in Last 11 Years at Vail

Dec. 24, 2017
Photo: Broby Leeds, Winter 2016-17
VAIL, Colo. – Dec. 24, 2017 – On Tuesday, December 26, Vail Mountain will debut Northwoods Express (#11) as a six passenger lift. Northwoods Express is the most recent lift upgrade on Vail Mountain and marks the 10th new chairlift in the last 11 years at the resort. By Tuesday, Vail Mountain will have 900 acres of terrain open for skiing and snowboarding.
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Latest Terrain Update: Dec. 15th

Dec. 15, 2017

On Saturday, Vail will begin operating Gopher Hill Lift (#12), accessing beginner terrain in the Golden Peak area and ski access to Gondola One.

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