Holiday Gift Guide

Dec. 1, 2014

Vail Resorts shopping guideYou can’t come to Vail without shopping, right?? Well, we’re bringing the Vail shopping to you this season with some gift ideas right from our favorite Vail Resorts partners.


For the one that’s always chilly on the slopes…the right layers!

Keep your friends and family prepared for all temperatures and terrain with Helly Hansen.

For Him
The Mission Stoke Shell jacket is athlete approved and tested by world class skiers around the globe. This is a go to ski jacket for high intensity days and features the versatility of layering when the temperature drops. Need more layers? Check out Helly Hansen’s Fuse Lifa stay dry technology with Merino wool. Lifa Flow quickly moves away moisture to keep you dry and comfortable while skiing the back bowls at Vail.

For Her
Designed for big turns on big mountains, the Stella Storm jacket is the perfect gift for women who wish to explore all that Vail Mountain has to offer. This jacket is highly breathable, PrimaLoft insulated and will keep her comfortable on a cold January day, or a sun-drenched spring skiing day in March. Looking for something stylish off the mountain? Check out Helly Hansen’s beanies, scarves and mittens at


For the shameless social poster…film it!
Capture and share your Vail experience

Vail gift guide
Who says you can’t buy yourself a gift over the holidays? The GoPro Hero4 is the world’s most versatile camera. It enables you to control, view and share your Vail memories for years to come. Highlight your experience and make sure you tag @Vailmtn, and #GoPro through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!


For the one that wants the best vision and protection possible…and to look good doing it!
Welcome Smith Optics – a new partner of Vail Resorts!

Smith optics Vail
Adventurers everywhere will appreciate a gift from our newest partner, Smith Optics. Check out the next level in rimless interchangeable goggles with the I/O7s. Looking for a helmet? The Vantage was build for the hard-core Vail skier, featuring full coverage protection and increased airflow. Browse all of Smith Optics products at


For the one who loves warm toes both on the slopes and while sipping hot cocoa fireside!

Get fresh in new Slopestyle socks

Keeping toes warm on the slopes
Give a gift that is designed to celebrate the original sock with style. Featuring SmartWool’s ReliaWool technology, the Slopestyle sock provides longer lasting protection to keep feet comfortable. Choose from a variety of colors and styles at


Don’t let cold toes ruin your day in the back bowls
When high impact absorption and ultimate warmth is what she needs, the PhD Ski Medium delivers. Nature’s finest Merino combined with the latest technology creates socks that keep her feet warm, dry and ready to go, run after run. Shop colors and styles at


Holidays with Vail StarbucksFor the Starbucks lover…stocking Stuffers to Warm You Up!

Before hitting the slopes, start your morning off right with a Starbucks coffee. More than just a cup o‘joe, Starbucks offers seasonal blends, festive mugs and delicious holiday treats. Stop by the Lionshead and Vail Village locations to find the perfect gift for friends and family.


For the…what do you get the guy that already has everything?

Make your holiday shopping easy with an American Express gift card
Too busy braving the back bowls at Vail to shop? Lessen the stress during the holidays and give an American Express gift card to your friends and family. Check out the Mountain Gift Card here:


For the pragmatist!

Skiing at Vail is a gift for the whole family
Looking to save during your vacation at Vail? Early snowfall means early savings so visit to book your rental car today.


For the thrill seeker…on a budget!

Red Bull Bulletin
The perfect gift… for FREE: give something that doesn’t cost you anything – a 1 year subscription to Red Bulletin magazine. This magazine features the most exciting stories from the world of action, sports, music and culture. Click here to sign up: