Since its opening 15 years ago on Jan. 6, 2000, Blue Sky Basin has become a legendary area on Vail Mountain and a favorite amongst locals and guests from around the world. This outer-most area of the resort offers a distinct backcountry feel, complete with glades, cliffs, steeps, and often plenty of powder and fresh tracks within 645 acres of developed ski and snowboard terrain!
In honor and celebration of Blue Sky Basin’s 15th anniversary at Vail Mountain, following is a list of the 15 things we love about this legendary area of Vail Mountain.Read More»
Conditions this December in Vail have been nothing short of extraordinary. Get a taste of what the snow’s been like through our recap video, shot December 14-30.Read More»
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!Read More»
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!
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.Read More»
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.
Photo by Connor Walberg
Fresh snow, tons of terrain openings – what a way to kick off the 2014/15 season at Vail!Read More»