Vail’s Ski Patrol exchanges ski boots for hiking boots as they maintain and monitor the mountain in the spring, summer and fall. Here are their tips for staying safe during your summer adventures on Vail Mountain!
Vail is building a new Gondola for the 50th anniversary this winter season! This post will give you an inside look at the construction process. Updates are in chronological order, with the most recent on top!
November 9, 2012
With one week until opening day, gondola construction is complete! [...Read More]
Visitors to Vail can trade in their two skis for two wheels in the summertime for another fun way to go downhill on Vail Mountain. Never attempted a downhill ride without skis? Vail has the perfect solution for bikers of all abilities -guided mountain biking tours. Experience the beauty of Vail Mountain beyond the scenic gondola rides with the comfort of having a knowledgeable and experienced guide leading the way. [...Read More]
By Adam Bybliw, Vail Mountain Environmental Manager
In mid-June, 453 public volunteers and employees rallied together and scoured Vail’s many Front Side slopes searching for the trash left behind by a winter’s worth of skiing. [...Read More]
So you’ve had brunch. But have you had a gourmet brunch in an alpine chalet accessible only by gondola, horseback or on-foot? Here’s your chance:
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra may be regarded as the largest and oldest arts organization in the southwest, but that doesn’t mean they’re coasting uneventfully into their old age.
Evidence: The Dallas Morning News critic Scott Cantrell’s appeal to readers in a review of Jaap van Zweden’s guest-conducting debut with the orchestra, “Sell the farm, mortgage the children, cancel the cruise. Do what you have to do to get the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s concerts this weekend.”
Record numbers of people are running 5K, 10K and even half and full marathons these days. But how many runners out there have participated in a trail running race? Combine the beauty of hiking and the great outdoors with running competition! [...Read More]