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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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Mowing the runs at Vail Mountain

Aug. 20, 2015


No, it’s not a joke. We really do mow the runs at Vail Mountain.

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

Jul. 30, 2015

UPDATED JULY 30: Gondola One and the Eagle Bahn Gondola will open on time at 9:30am and all hiking and biking trails on Vail Mountain (excluding Ridge Route and Radio Flyer) are now open.

UPDATED JULY 29:

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A Summer Full of Music in Vail

Jun. 30, 2015

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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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