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Christmas Eve in Blue Sky Basin

Dec. 24, 2014

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Skier: Christopher Ewart. Photo: Daniel Milchev
 

After a series of stormy days and over 3 feet of accumulation, the sun broke out on Christmas Eve to reveal one of those blue sky powder days your dream about at Vail!

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Happy (Powdery) Holidays!

Dec. 24, 2014


With 32″ of snow in the last week of Vail, we have a LOT to be thankful for this holiday season. One of Vail’s best early seasons ever continues with powder conditions and 99% open terrain – the most in North America!

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Even MORE snow at Vail!

Dec. 17, 2014

A surprise snowstorm brought 19″ of snow to Vail in the last four days, making for incredible conditions on mountain. We’ve been fortunate to have some of the best early season snow we’ve ever had this season at Vail and currently are offering up the most open terrain in North America with over 4,300 acres.

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An unbelievable start to the season

Nov. 25, 2014


We’ve received over 2 feet of snow since this latest round of storms started Saturday night, making for some of the best early season conditions Vail has ever had! The powder has been light and soft and the skiing and riding have been unbelievably good. New terrain is opening daily so stay tuned for big terrain announcements, just in time for Thanksgiving.

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Fall Snow in Vail

Oct. 13, 2014

October snowfall in Colorado

October 13, 2014

Early rounds of snow continue to fall in Vail this October – which makes snow-lovers of both the human and furry variety pretty excited.

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#VailBen Dispatch 7: Tips For Taking the Best Instagram Photos in Vail

Jul. 5, 2014

Photographer Jack Affleck suggests shooting into the sun.

Photographer Jack Affleck suggests shooting with the sun at your subjects’ backs.

Part of my job as the winner of America’s Best Summer Job in Vail, Colorado is to give all my friends major FOMO.

What is FOMO, you ask? Well, it is that modern syndrom unique to social media users stuck behind their desk while their friends show off on some fantastic summer vacation. FOMO is: fear of missing out.

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Featured Vail Hiking Trail: Fireweed

Jun. 9, 2014

Vail hiking trails Fireweed Trail is a beautiful, cruisy trail between the tops of our two gondolas, Gondola One and Eagle Bahn. A great option for families or guests just starting to get acclimated to the altitude, this gradual trail is about a mile long and takes between 30 and 40 minutes.

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