VIDEO: Avanti Express Lift (#2) being replaced with a Six Passenger Lift

Sep. 22, 2015

Vail is in the midst of replacing the four-passenger Avanti Express Lift (#2) with a six-passenger lift. Watch the video above for some highlights of construction work this summer and read on to learn what this change means for the mountain as well as see some photos of construction.

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Early Season In Vail: What To Expect

Sep. 5, 2015

Eary Season Conditions at Vail

Curious what it’s like to visit Vail in November through mid-December?

Here’s a taste: events abound, there are more affordable lodging options, quieter slopes and a friendly, slower-paced vibe in town. Snow conditions can vary quite a bit from season to season, so we caught up with meteorologist Joel Gratz to get his take on the long-range forecast. 

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Mowing the runs at Vail Mountain

Aug. 20, 2015

No, it’s not a joke. We really do mow the runs at Vail Mountain.

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Incredible Time-Lapse Video: Shot in and around Vail, Colorado

Jun. 30, 2015

Experience a day in and around Vail, Co: from sunrise to star-filled sky. All locations are either in Vail or can be accessed from hiking trails that originate in the Vail Valley. Locations include Deluge Lake, Shrine Pass, Gore Lake, China Wall, Pitkin Lake, Booth Lake, Piney Lake, Upper Piney Lake, Bald Mountain, Back Bowls (China Wall), Vail Village, Lost Lake, North Trail, and Buffer Creek.

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2014 – 2015 Season Recap Video

Apr. 24, 2015

What a season at Vail. We started the year strong with good early season snowfall, racking up 13 feet by the end of December. The momentum continued with incredible events, including the 2015 World Alpine Championships! Whether you were here in person or in spirit, we thank you for being a part of Vail.

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Duct Tape Heals One Woman’s Cancer

Mar. 13, 2015

This blog is the second in a series leading up to Pink Vail, the world’s biggest ski day to conquer cancer, March 21, 2015. See the first blog, Wear Pink to Help My Dad.

Pink Vail duct tape
Duct tape does not cure cancer. But in the case of Anne Trumpower, it has healed hers.

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2+ feet of snow at Vail this week…and more on the way

Mar. 2, 2015

Vail Snow conditions
Photo from March 2, 2015 by Vail Snow Reporter Ricardo Moreno Contro.

A series of storm systems have been delivering incredible conditions at Vail since Friday, February 21. With snow piling up during the last week of February and more in the forecast through Wednesday, you have to get to Vail.

opensnow vail forecast

Vail OpenSnow forecast


Read on to see some of the best videos and photos from this last week at Vail.

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