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Vail Gondola Construction Update

Nov. 9, 2012

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!

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Guided mountain biking at Vail Mountain

Aug. 20, 2012

mountain biking rockiesVisitors 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.

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Vail Unscripted: Teva Mountain Games (VIDEO)

Aug. 13, 2012

In this episode, we talk with the adventure sports athletes and fans of the summer Teva Mountain Games. TMG is a celebration of outdoor sports that features whitewater rafting, rock climbing, mountain, road, freeride and slopestyle biking, trail running, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, slacklining and more.

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When the snow melts, mountain cleanup begins.

Aug. 6, 2012

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.

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Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival: Dallas Symphony Orchestra with conductor Jaap van Zweden

Jul. 11, 2012

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.”

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Preparing for the La Sportiva Trail Running Series in Vail

Jul. 3, 2012

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!

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Vail America Days 4th of July Celebration

Jul. 2, 2012

Everything you need to know about what’s happening in Vail for the 4th of July, or as we call it, “Vail America Days”.

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