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Gondola 1 Summer Operations Start June 3

Jun. 1, 2016

The weather is warming, flowers are blooming, trails are drying out and we’re firing up the gondolas! Vail Mountain will operate Gondola One for a limited opening weekend, June 3-5 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with limited offerings at the Mid-Vail area. Hiking trails and mountain biking trails will not be open during opening weekend, but join us for a scenic gondola ride and take in the first sight of Vail’s stunning summer views.

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GoPro Mountain Games Athelete: Sierra Blair-Coyle

Jun. 1, 2016

Watch professional rock climber and World Cup Competitor, Sierra Blair-Coyle compete in the GoPro Mountain Games. Don’t miss Sierra and the rest of this year’s incredible athletes competing in Vail at the GoPro Mountain Games this June 9-12. For more informational on the IFC World Cup rock climbing competition and other GoPro Mountain Games athletes, visit www.mountaingames.com.

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Top Five Hidden Hikes in Vail

May. 30, 2016

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Contributed by Kristin Yantis

Donny Shefchik of Paragon Guides shares some of his favorite hikes in Vail.

Home to nearly 200 miles of trails, Vail offers a plethora of hiking experiences to choose from on Vail Mountain and throughout the surrounding Gore and Sawatch mountain ranges.

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Top 10 Photos of the 2015-2016 Season

May. 16, 2016

While the temperatures are warming and the flowers are starting to bloom, as always our hearts and thoughts are in winter. Relive our unforgettable 2015-2016 season one more time and explore our Top 10 Photos of the Season and the talented photographers that captured them.

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GoPro Mountain Games 2016

May. 11, 2016


Summer is just around the corner and we’re kicking it off with one of the most highly anticipated events of the year: the GoPro Mountain Games, June 9 – 12! 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, DockDog competitions, and more.

Interested in competing against the pros? Want to see if your pup can stand up to the other DockDogs? Or just looking to get outside and hit the trails for a run or a bike ride? It’s not too late to register to compete! Visit www.MountainGames.com to register now! Register by May 31 to ensure your spot and the best entrance rates.

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Thrill. Explore. Discover. The Ultimate Summer Playground Debuts at Vail.

Apr. 26, 2016

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Summer in the mountains is taking on a whole new feel as Epic Discovery debuts at Vail Mountain this year. Immerse yourself in nature, challenge yourself with thrilling activities like the Forest Flyer, Game Creek Aerial Adventure, ziplines and adventure courses. But that is only half the fun. Explore our natural playground, stand where founders Pete Seibert and Earl Eaton did, and learn about local flora and fauna with Epic Discovery’s learn through play elements.

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2015-2016 Season Recap Video

Apr. 26, 2016

It’s been another unforgettable season at Vail Mountain and we can’t thank you enough for being a part of it! Watch some of our favorite moments from this season in our Season Recap Video. With powder skiing from opening day until closing day, this season was one for the record books.

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