Countdown to the Burton US Open: building the 22′ superpipe

Jan. 12, 2013

Burton US Open superpipe VailFor 11 straight days, 20 hours a day, grooming cats have been turning a massive pile of snow at Golden Peak into a 22 foot high superpipe that is 600 feet long – what some are saying is the longest superpipe in North America. Industry leader and terrain park consulting firm, Snow Park Technologies, sent in two of their expert pipe cutters to lead the project of building Vail’s Olympic standard halfpipe for the Burton US Open.

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Vail Snow Daze 2012

Nov. 30, 2012

concert Vail

By now you’ve probably heard that Vail turns 50 this season. And to kick off a whole season’s worth of celebrations, we’re bringing in the biggest Snow Daze concert lineup ever: The Shins, Michael Franti & Spearhead and Wilco.

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Vail Family Holidaze December 16th – 31st

Oct. 20, 2012

Vail HoliDazeIt’s hard not to get at least a little caught up in the festive vibe around Vail during the holidays.

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The Spirit of Vail (VIDEO)

Sep. 25, 2012

Young or old, skier or snowboarder, from near or far, those who love the mountains share something in common… a feeling that is difficult to put into words. While looking at footage from the past 50 years at Vail, similar shots kept jumping out at us. When combined into one video, they show that while the equipment, the town, and the mountain have changed, the reasons that people love to visit Vail have remained the same.

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Vail Unscripted: Teva Mountain Games (VIDEO)

Aug. 13, 2012

In this episode, we talk with the adventure sports athletes and fans of the summer Teva Mountain Games. TMG is a celebration of outdoor sports that features whitewater rafting, rock climbing, mountain, road, freeride and slopestyle biking, trail running, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, slacklining and more.

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Kids compete in the X-Country Bike Race in Vail for the Teva Mountain Games

Jun. 16, 2012

Giant grins cover the faces of parents and kids alike as the announcer preps the group for the start of Teva Mountain Games X-Country Mountain Bike Kids Race.  The race starts and the kids take-off, smiles morphing into furrowed brows as they grind up the first hill.

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Events You Might Not Know at the Go Pro Mountain Games at Vail

May. 21, 2012

The annual GoPro Mountain Games, the country’s largest bash of adventure sports and music, will be kicking off the summer season again in Vail from June 6-9, 2013. Not familiar with the event? With the varied spectator and participation options, there really is something for everybody during this action-packed week in Vail. Here are a few of the lesser known events at the GoPro Mountain Games.


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