Videos

Christmas Eve in Blue Sky Basin

Dec. 24, 2014

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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!

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Happy (Powdery) Holidays!

Dec. 24, 2014


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!

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Even MORE snow at Vail!

Dec. 17, 2014

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.

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An unbelievable start to the season

Nov. 25, 2014


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.

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Vail Opening Weekend 2014

Nov. 23, 2014

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Photo by Connor Walberg
 

Fresh snow, tons of terrain openings – what a way to kick off the 2014/15 season at Vail!

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Sounds of Winter

Nov. 2, 2014

As the fall colors blend into early season snowfall, it’s hard not to feel giddy about the winter ahead. Vail opening day is Nov. 21, 2014!

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Videos of early season conditions at Vail

Nov. 2, 2014

November December snow at Vail

Curious what the snow is like in Vail in November and early-to-mid December?

The weather can vary quite a bit, so we compiled videos from the last 2 years to give you an idea of what early season conditions have been like in the past. While last year’s conditions made for a quick succession of openings, 2012 got off to a slower start. Whether it’s powder days or groomer runs, with shorter lift lines, early season lodging specials and runs nearly all to yourself, early season is one of our favorite times here at Vail.

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