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Vail Opens Back Bowls for Thanksgiving

Nov. 26, 2014

Thanksgiving Vail Back BowlsPhoto by Andrew Taylor

Skiers and snowboarders have even more to be thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday at Vail with High Noon Express Lift (#5) opening today, providing access to terrain in Sun Up and Sun Down bowls. We’ve received more than 30 inches of snow since Saturday, and more than six feet in the past three weeks, making for fantastic conditions across the mountain! 

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An unbelievable start to the season

Nov. 25, 2014


We’ve received over 2 feet of snow since this latest round of storms started Saturday night, making for some of the best early season conditions Vail has ever had! The powder has been light and soft and the skiing and riding have been unbelievably good. New terrain is opening daily so stay tuned for big terrain announcements, just in time for Thanksgiving.

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

Nov. 14, 2014

Information for hiking and skinning up Vail MountainWith over 3ft of new snow this week and opening day approaching Nov. 21, more and more people are strapping on their skins and snowshoes and heading up the mountain. 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.

A few key pointers:

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Vail Snow Daze 2014

Nov. 3, 2014

snowdaze band announcementWe’re kicking of the 2014/15 winter season with 2 weekends of Vail’s annual early-season festival, Snow Daze!

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Skip the Ticket Window and Buy Daily Lift Tickets via Mobile

Oct. 31, 2014

ordering vail lift tickets online

Constantly re-imagining the mountain resort experience for skiers and snowboarders, Vail Resorts has now introduced EpicDay Lift Tickets, an online and mobile platform to purchase daily lift tickets at the guaranteed lowest price

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Vail-specific OpenSnow forecasts coming your way this season!

Oct. 27, 2014

Meet Joel Gratz of OpenSnow
For those who know and love Joel Gratz, meteorologist and powder hound-extraordinaire, the news that he will be writing Vail-specific OpenSnow forecasts this season is huge. Don’t know Joel? Let us introduce you. Wondering what the forecasts will be like? Read on!

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Fall Snow in Vail

Oct. 13, 2014

October snowfall in Colorado

October 13, 2014

Early rounds of snow continue to fall in Vail this October – which makes snow-lovers of both the human and furry variety pretty excited.

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