A foot of new snow over the last 2 days was enough to bring OpenSnow‘s Joel Gratz to Vail for fresh tracks on the newly opened Highline Express Lift (#10).Read More»
A foot of snow over the last 48 hours made for the best conditions of the season thus far!Read More»
Early season snowfall made for a great opening weekend at Vail! Here’s what skiers and riders had to say about conditions, terrain openings and what makes Opening Day at Vail special.
Mountain Top Express Lift (#4) got a major upgrade this summer, converting it from a 4-passenger to a 6-passenger high speed chair. With these great early season conditions, we were able to open it for the 2013-14 ski season this morning, bringing us to over 650 skiable acres here at Vail with more terrain opening every day.Read More»
When leaves start changing in September, skiers, riders and even patrol dogs know that the first rounds of snow were on their way. With 40 inches of snow by Nov.4, this is how Vail turns from a summer playground to a winter wonderland. Video features Joel Gratz of OpenSnow, Buzz Schleper of Buzz’s Boards and […]Read More»
Curious what the snow is like in Vail in November and early to mid December? Here’s a few videos of conditions last year to give you an idea. Of course every year brings different storm systems and there’s no way to predict what this winter will bring, but in our book any day spent on skis or a board in the fresh Rocky Mountain air is a good day.Read More»
Many residents of Vail share a sentiment often expressed by the phrase “I came for the winters, but stayed for the summers.” Visitors during the summer months can relate: Vail is a mountain paradise full of events, activities, and things to explore.
What is your favorite thing about Vail in the summer? Hiking? Biking? Enjoying music in outside venues like the Ford Amphitheater? Let us know in the comments!Read More»