On February 4, 2015, Daniel Elsbury was informed by his doctor that he had Stage 2/early Stage 3 colorectal cancer. Daniel had recently moved to Eagle County with old friends, ready to start “a new chapter in life.” “I never thought my life would change so much in one moment,” says Daniel. “No 31-year-old wants to get news like that.”Read More»
Another snow storm has been rolling through Vail since yesterday evening, bringing 5″ of snow at the 5am report with flakes continuing to fall steadily through midday. Photos from this morning in Vail Village and Lionshead by Andrew Taylor.Read More»
Snow falling heavily in Lionshead around midday.
The snow has been falling heavily in spurts throughout the day. There’s more in the forecast through tomorrow so enjoy these pictures and video and check the blog tomorrow for more updates!Read More»
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.Read More»
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.Read More»
No, it’s not a joke. We really do mow the runs at Vail Mountain.
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.Read More»