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Insider’s guide: The Best Times to Visit Vail in the 2016-2017 Season

Sep. 21, 2016

In Vail, Colorado.

Vail’s Opening Day is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about your ski vacation to Vail. We’ll let you in on a little secret…visit Vail during our suggested times below and you’ll enjoy the best deals (ski school, dining, lift tickets, you name it!) the best lift access and a quiet alpine village all to yourself.

When are these magical times? See our insiders guide to the best times to visit Vail in the 2016-2017 season.

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Announcement: Outlier Offroad Festival Trail Impacts

Sep. 8, 2016
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Photo: Erik Proano

This weekend Vail Mountain is pleased to host the Outlier Offroad Festival for the second year in a row. All mountain bikers, hikers and guests looking to use Vail Mountain Trails Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of September please take note of trail impacts and closures due to the races taking place on the mountain. We ask that guests observe all closures and be alert to other riders while using any impacted trails listed below.

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Weekly Trail Update: September 2

Sep. 2, 2016

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Get the latest on summer trails on Vail Mountain!

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5 Things to Know When Planning Your Ski Vacation

Aug. 28, 2016

A group of friends skiing groomed terrain on Vail Mountain.

Planning any vacation can feel like a daunting under taking, particularly a ski vacation. Between selecting the perfect lodging, to dealing with all your clunky skis, boots and gear, and determining which lift ticket or ski pass is the best option for your stay-length, even the savviest traveler may become fatigued.

But have no fear, the ultimate ski vacation is waiting for you and we’ve got the tips that will help you get there! From booking dates to hitting the slopes, we’ve got you covered!

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Delicious Food, Beautful Views at the 10th Restaurant on Vail Mountain

Aug. 9, 2016

The 10th Restaurant exterior in summer on Vail mountain, Colorado.

By: David Neff Executive Chef  Tim McCaw, a Colorado native, recently took a trip to the Swiss and French alps to become absorbed in the food culture, and bring back some European flavor to his home at the 10th Restaurant on Vail Mountain.

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Game Creek Restaurant – an Intimate Dining Experience in the Most Grand of Settings

Aug. 1, 2016

In Vail, Colorado. Game Creek Chalet from across Game Creek Bowl

By: David Neff It is Sunday morning, I am being whisked away in a four wheel drive sprinter van en route to brunch at Game Creek Restaurant atop Vail Mountain.

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9 Ways to Make the Most of Your Day at Epic Discovery

Jul. 15, 2016

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You’ve booked your Activity Passes to Epic Discovery, you’ve got your water bottle, your sunscreen, your close-toed shoes…now what? See our tips for making the most of your day at Epic Discovery at Adventure Ridge, from the best times to go, what to do when it starts to rain and how to skip the ticket lines.

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