The high-speed quad out of Mid-Vail, Mountaintop Express Lift (#4), will be replaced with a high-speed six-passenger chairlift for next season. This will increase capacity by 33 percent to 3,600 people per hour – the same capacity as Vail’s new gondola, One. [...Read More]
We’re heading into what many people consider to be the best time of year to spend time in Vail. World class events, free concerts, the typically snowy first few weeks of March, the longer, sunnier days of April; a variety of reasons make this time frame a favorite for all types of skiers and snowboarders. Here are just a few reasons to be here this spring. [...Read More]
This year at Vail, we have changed the way that we approach grooming. While we still cover the same amount of acreage, we have altered our operations so that all grooming is finished by the time the mountain opens to skiers and snowboarders. We want to be as transparent as possible in letting you know about these changes and the reasons behind them so have created the following list of Frequently Asked Questions. If you have any other questions please write them in the comment section below!
Photo by Vail Groomer, Mike Willams.
Warning: videos of conditions at Vail from January 29th and 31st might cause immediate need to take a sick day from work. [...Read More]
We will be celebrating National Safety Week Jan. 19-27th with special events, classes, demonstrations, kid’s scavenger hunts and more! [...Read More]
Planning on celebrating New Year’s Eve in Vail? There are plenty of options for both families and 21+! A concert by Theivery Corporation at Dobson may be the biggest party of the night, but don’t miss the torchlight ski down Golden Peak and the fireworks show!
Written by guest contributor Joe Schmitt, “Vail’s Nordic guy”.
Whether you’re a snow boarder, skier or new to the whole downhill thing you should give Telemark skiing a try. Telemark is where it all started thousands of years ago and has made a huge resurgence in the last decade. This season the Vail Resorts Nordic School is offering three coed workshops for all levels Jan. 5th, Feb. 2nd and Mar. 2nd. [...Read More]