Mountain Preparedness

Nov. 10, 2016

See our guide to preparing for your trip to the mountains.

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2016-17 Events Preview

Nov. 1, 2016

DAYS when the sky is an endless powder blue; when the ground is a glistening pillow of white; when your eyes drink in adventure; and when the setting sun serves as a gateway to a fountain of youth. Some call days like these perfect. Here in Vail, we call them winter.


When it comes to events, Vail offers the opportunity for friends to come together and create memorable experiences that truly are like nothing on earth.

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Why Should You Be a Vail Ski Instructor?

Oct. 21, 2016

A mother, daughter and Vail ski school instructor take a pause from instruction to goof around on the snowy slopes.

By Janet Lawrence

Why Should You Be a Vail Ski Instructor?” Wait, is this a trick question? Seriously, this may be the easiest test ever! This is like answering, “Would you like another piece of apple pie?” The better questions is: Why shouldn’t you be a Vail Ski Instructor?

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2016-17 Gear Guide

Oct. 12, 2016

Group skiing groomed terrain in Vail, Colorado.

Whether you’re an expert who revels in knee-deep powder in the Back Bowls or a casual skier who cruises the groomers, you’ve got to be ready for a variety of conditions on the mountain. Don’t risk having a bad time just because you didn’t bring the right gear along – our Ultimate Gear Guide is here to help you make the most of your trip. 

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An Inside Look at Jobs at Vail Resorts: Product Sales and Services

Oct. 12, 2016

Are you ready to jump into the heart of the action this winter in Vail? See what opportunities await you this winter with Vail’s Product Sales and Services team.

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Vail Culinary Experience to be Featured at the James Beard House in New York

Sep. 30, 2016

In Vail, CO

Vail Mountain offers a host of on-mountain culinary treasures, and Steve Topple, Executive Chef at Game Creek Club and Restaurant, will take Vail’s on-mountain culinary experience to New York in October. From the views of the Gore Range at The 10th Restaurant at Mid-Vail to the unique setting of Game Creek Restaurant, on-mountain dining at Vail is as varied as the mountain’s terrain.

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Insider’s guide: The Best Times to Visit Vail in the 2016-2017 Season

Sep. 21, 2016

In Vail, Colorado.

Vail’s Opening Day is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about your ski vacation to Vail. We’ll let you in on a little secret…visit Vail during our suggested times below and you’ll enjoy the best deals (ski school, dining, lift tickets, you name it!) the best lift access and a quiet alpine village all to yourself.

When are these magical times? See our insiders guide to the best times to visit Vail in the 2016-2017 season.

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