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Over a foot of snow at Vail

Nov. 5, 2015

Rocky Ski Patrol DogPatrol dog Rocky shoulder-deep in snow this morning. P: Andrew Taylor

Time to get excited – winter is back in a big way at Vail! We received 10″ on the official Vail snow stake at 5am this morning and have seen at least a few more inches fall throughout the day today. The natural snow coverage is building up and chilly temps have allowed snowmakers to fire up guns on Born Free; all good signs for opening day, Nov. 20.

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Snowing again in Vail!

Nov. 4, 2015

 

Vail_1104_Lionshead_KariMohrSnow falling heavily in Lionshead around midday.

The snow has been falling heavily in spurts throughout the day. There’s more in the forecast through tomorrow so enjoy these pictures and video and check the blog tomorrow for more updates!

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Snow day in Vail

Oct. 23, 2015

Vail Snow Andrew Taylor Snow piling up on Wildwood Express Lift (#3). P: Andrew Taylor

With opening day approaching Nov. 20, we were excited to see snow piling up around Vail today!

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First snow of the season

Oct. 22, 2015

snow at vail buffalo's webcamScreen grab from the Buffalo’s webcam taken at 8:15 a.m.

October 22 UPDATE: Snow is falling at Vail! Watch the live webcams for accumulation throughout the day – more snow in the forecast through tomorrow.

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First Day of Fall 2015

Sep. 23, 2015

andrew taylor vail fall

Happy first day of fall from Vail!

While it may be the “first day” by the calendar, we’ve been seeing those incredible fall colors popping up for a couple of weeks now. We are now heading into peak fall foliage, so if you’re looking for a leaf-peeping get away, this is the weekend to do it! Photos by Andrew Taylor.

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VIDEO: Avanti Express Lift (#2) being replaced with a Six Passenger Lift

Sep. 22, 2015

Vail is in the midst of replacing the four-passenger Avanti Express Lift (#2) with a six-passenger lift. Watch the video above for some highlights of construction work this summer and read on to learn what this change means for the mountain as well as see some photos of construction.

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Vail just keeps on improving

Sep. 18, 2015

Vail Avanti ExpressPhoto of helicopter work to upgrade Avanti Express Lift (#2) this summer, the latest in a long series of investments at Vail.

Vail is known for being one of the greatest ski experiences in the world, and we aim to keep it that way. Every year we invest in improving our facilities and lifts as well as drawing world-class events to Vail – all to ensure an experience like nothing on earth.

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