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Hiking & skinning Vail Mountain: a message from USFS and Ski Patrol

Feb. 19, 2018

At Vail Mountain, the safety of our visitors and employees is of the utmost importance and that concern for safety is the deciding factor in all decision regarding uphill policy. Your cooperation with Vail Ski Patrol and U.S. Forest Service’s guidelines for safely skinning and hiking up Vail Mountain are what make the opportunity possible.

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Can you give me a lift?

Feb. 19, 2018

Skiing in one form or another dates back 5000 years. What transformed skiing from a means of hunting and survival, to an amazing winter sport was the development of the ski lift; a vehicle to take us mere humans back up the hill without having to be desperate for our next meal, or be in Olympian level fitness.

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Celebrating Henry’s Legacy

Feb. 13, 2018

10 years ago Henry became the first Vail Avalanche Rescue Dog. Although he is now unofficially retired, his legacy continues on. This is Henry’s story.

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Spring Skiing in Vail

Feb. 5, 2018

Friends Skiing Groomed Terrain in Vail, CO.

Sun-filled days, endless blue skies and temperatures that make you feel spoiled—spring skiing in Vail is an experience all its own. The snow is soft, the vibe is laid-back and the après scene takes on a new energy. If winter skiing is all you’ve known, get ready to enjoy the mountain in a whole new way as you close the season out in style.

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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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Ultimate Spring Guide to Vail

Jan. 26, 2018

Make memories this spring break in Vail.  This time of year, This time of year, Vail boasts warmer, sun-filled days that inspire and excite you, whether you’re skiing all day or exploring Vail Village. Start dreaming about your upcoming visit with this itinerary we’ve crafted for you and everyone in your group, so you can plan your days and maximize your time on and off the mountain. Get ready to make memories with your loved ones through activities you can only experience in Vail.

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7 Reasons to Plan Your Spring, Vail Getaway Now

Jan. 25, 2018

Powder in Back Bowls In Vail, CO.

Vail is open for skiing 150 days a year on average. So, why limit your trips to the holiday season and spring break?

With fewer visitors, better conditions, deals on accommodation, and longer, bluebird days, an off-peak getaway to Vail delivers great value and world-class skiing and riding. For the best deals, think late January, Super Bowl weekend, the second half of February and most of March. So, round up your best buddies or partner in crime and plan your escape. You’ll soak up a secret side of Vail that’s all yours.

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