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7″ of new snow in Vail!

Oct. 18, 2013

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Blue Sky Basin, Vail. October 18th, 2013 - 7″ of snow fell overnight in Vail! All this autumn snow is getting us excited for Opening Day November 22nd.

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Snowmaking begins in Vail!

Oct. 5, 2013

Early season snowmaking at Vail

Oct 5, 2013 – In the midst of heavy snow late yesterday afternoon, Vail’s snowmaking team was able to turn on the snow guns for the first time this season. Conditions have to be just right in order to make snow, with temperatures at least down to 30 but ideally under 20 degrees. The wet-bulb temp, or actual temperature relative to the humidity in the air, is also a major factor. Fortunately everything came together to blow snow throughout the night into the afternoon today. Snow will be made on Golden Peak throughout October and then expand to Front Side side runs in anticipation of our Opening Day, November 22nd.

Pictures of snow being made on Golden Peak this morning:

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October Snow in Vail, Colorado

Oct. 4, 2013

Oct 4, 2013 – We have a mix of seasons here in Vail with peak fall foliage and 5″+ of new snow!Autumn in Vail, Colorado

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8 Resorts in France Added to the Epic Pass

Aug. 28, 2013

The Epic Pass French AlpsThe Epic Pass‘s reach is still growing as the winter 2013/2014 season approaches. The Epic Pass (which includes unlimited skiing at Vail +9 other resorts) now allows 5 free days at the largest ski area in the world: Les 3 Vallées, France.

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Dining at Altitude: Vail and Beaver Creek Restaurant Week Sep 27 – Oct 6

Aug. 18, 2013

Vail Restaurant Week

The first annual Vail and Beaver Creek Restaurant Week, Dining at Altitude, is almost here!

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NON-STOP FLIGHTS FROM TORONTO TO VAIL’S EAGLE COUNTY AIRPORT!

Jul. 31, 2013

Spring Back To Vail snow

Welcome, Canada! We’re excited to have the first ever non-stop, international flight into Vail’s Eagle County Airport. Air Canada will be offering flights this winter with direct service from Toronto (YYZ) to Vail/Eagle (EGE).

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Lift upgrades for the 2013/14 season

Jun. 30, 2013

Mountaintop Express UpgradgeThe high-speed quad out of Mid-Vail, Mountaintop Express Lift (#4), will be replaced with a Doppelmayr high-speed six-passenger chairlift for next season. This will increase capacity by 33 percent to 3,600 people per hour – the same capacity as Vail’s new gondola, One. 

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