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Hiking and biking trail closures this week in Vail due to helicopter work on Avanti Express Lift (#2)

Jul. 28, 2015
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Photo from the installation of Mountain Top Express Lift (#4)

Vail Mountain expects to close Gondola One and Mid-Vail, in addition to various hiking and biking trails, as early as Wednesday for helicopter work that will take place as part of the construction for the new high-speed, six-passenger Avanti Express Lift (#2). During this time all hiking and biking trails between Northwoods and the Avanti area, and within the potential flight path of the helicopter, will be closed for the safety of resort guests.

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A Summer Full of Music in Vail

Jun. 30, 2015

Ford Amphitheater Vail
Vail has become a live music destination, and summer is where this reputation for incredible concerts really shines. The gorgeous setting and temperate weather make for a perfect setting to enjoy a wide array of musical styles – from bluegrass to classical, rock to reggae, pops to chamber music, the hills are alive with the sound of music each summer in Vail.

Here’s a sampling of what’s in store:

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Best Photos of the 2014-2015 Winter Season

Jun. 22, 2015

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Opening Ceremonies of the 2015 World Alpine Championships at Solaris in Vail Village. Photo: Jack Affleck
 

While we’re excited to be rolling out our mountain bikes and strapping on our hiking shoes during Vail’s incredible summer season, when you love skiing and riding as much as we do, winter is always on the brain.

So join us in celebrating our picks for the Top 10 photos captured by our photographers last season at Vail!

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Vail Mountain Opens for Bike Hauls Thursday, June 18

Jun. 17, 2015

Mountain biking on Vail Mountain

Starting Thursday, June 18, Vail Mountain will have mountain biking and expanded hiking from the tops of both the Eagle’s Nest and Gondola One gondolas!

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2015 GoPro Mountain Games

Jun. 4, 2015

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We’re kicking off summer with one of the most highly anticipated events of the year: the GoPro Mountain Games, June 4 – 7! The country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, music, and the mountain lifestyle, with events ranging from the Steep Creek Kayak Championship to the Bouldering World Cup, mountain biking, Dock Dog competitions, and more.

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Vail Mountain opens for summer operations June 5!

Jun. 1, 2015

Overviews of Adventure Ridge on Vail mountain, Colorado.

We’re kicking off Vail’s 2015 summer operations this Friday, June 5! Beginning at 9:30 a.m. Gondola One in Vail Village and the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead will operate for weekend scenic rides June 5-7, and will move to daily summer operations beginning Friday, June 12.

After you’re finished enjoying the mountain, you’ll also be able to check out the vibrant scene at the GoPro Mountain Games. Happening June 4 – 7, this is the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, art and music, with incredible spectator events, giveaways, and more!

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Australia friendly LAX – EGE flight schedules are ready to book!

May. 12, 2015

Australia friendly flights to Vail
The American Airlines flight schedule between Los Angeles (LAX) and Vail/Eagle County Airport (EGE) makes it easy for Australians to ski Vail and Beaver Creek!

The Aussie-friendly timing works out so that you can ski the same day as arrival and departure – hands down the best cure for jet lag.

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