Latest Terrain Updates

Dec. 14, 2016


Get the first tracks on your favorite runs this season. Check back here for the latest terrain updates and trail openings!

December 14

After opening Blue Sky Basin on Tuesday, Vail Mountain opened mountain access via Cascade Village Lift (#20) and began operating Pride Express (#26). Vail’s 4,019 acres of open terrain are the most of any ski resort in Colorado. The Forest Flyer alpine coaster and ski biking at Adventure Ridge are also open.

Skiers and snowboarders currently have access to the following lifts and 4,019 skiable acres in these areas on Vail Mountain:

  • Gondola One
  • Eagle Bahn Gondola
  • Avanti Express (#2)
  • Wildwood Express (#3)
  • Mountaintop Express (#4)
  • High Noon Express (#5)
  • Riva Bahn Express (#6)
  • Game Creek Express (#7)
  • Born Free Express (#8)
  • Sun Up Express (#9)
  • Highline Express (#10)
  • Northwoods Express (#11)
  • Gopher Hill Lift (#12)
  • Sourdough Express (#14)
  • Little Eagle (#15)
  • Cascade Village Lift (#20)
  • Orient Express (#21)
  • Pride Express (#26)
  • Teacup Express (#36)
  • Skyline Express (#37)
  • Pete’s Express (#39)


Dining is now available on mountain at Mid-Vail, Eagle’s Nest, Buffalo’s, Wildwood, The 10th & Two Elk.

Please read Vail’s Uphill Access Policy fully before heading uphill! All uphill users are encouraged to call 970-754-3049 before each trip – find out where grooming operations are occurring and get suggested routes! For Vail’s official Terrain and Lift Status visit