Why Should You Be a Vail Ski Instructor?

Oct. 21, 2016

A mother, daughter and Vail ski school instructor take a pause from instruction to goof around on the snowy slopes.

By Janet Lawrence

Why Should You Be a Vail Ski Instructor?” Wait, is this a trick question? Seriously, this may be the easiest test ever! This is like answering, “Would you like another piece of apple pie?” The better questions is: Why shouldn’t you be a Vail Ski Instructor?

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2016-17 Gear Guide

Oct. 12, 2016

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Whether you’re an expert who revels in knee-deep powder in the Back Bowls or a casual skier who cruises the groomers, you’ve got to be ready for a variety of conditions on the mountain. Don’t risk having a bad time just because you didn’t bring the right gear along – our Ultimate Gear Guide is here to help you make the most of your trip. 

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An Inside Look at Jobs at Vail Resorts: Product Sales and Services

Oct. 12, 2016

Are you ready to jump into the heart of the action this winter in Vail? See what opportunities await you this winter with Vail’s Product Sales and Services team.

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Vail Culinary Experience to be Featured at the James Beard House in New York

Sep. 30, 2016

In Vail, CO

Vail Mountain offers a host of on-mountain culinary treasures, and Steve Topple, Executive Chef at Game Creek Club and Restaurant, will take Vail’s on-mountain culinary experience to New York in October. From the views of the Gore Range at The 10th Restaurant at Mid-Vail to the unique setting of Game Creek Restaurant, on-mountain dining at Vail is as varied as the mountain’s terrain.

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Insider’s guide: The Best Times to Visit Vail in the 2016-2017 Season

Sep. 21, 2016

In Vail, Colorado.

Vail’s Opening Day is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about your ski vacation to Vail. We’ll let you in on a little secret…visit Vail during our suggested times below and you’ll enjoy the best deals (ski school, dining, lift tickets, you name it!) the best lift access and a quiet alpine village all to yourself.

When are these magical times? See our insiders guide to the best times to visit Vail in the 2016-2017 season.

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Announcement: Outlier Offroad Festival Trail Impacts

Sep. 8, 2016
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Photo: Erik Proano

This weekend Vail Mountain is pleased to host the Outlier Offroad Festival for the second year in a row. All mountain bikers, hikers and guests looking to use Vail Mountain Trails Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of September please take note of trail impacts and closures due to the races taking place on the mountain. We ask that guests observe all closures and be alert to other riders while using any impacted trails listed below.

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Top 5 Reasons to Take a Lesson

Sep. 6, 2016

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Whether it’s your first time on snow or you are a seasoned skier looking to find the best terrain on the mountain, spending a day with Vail’s ski and snowboard professionals will help you make the most of your time on the mountain. See our Top 5 Reasons why taking a lesson with the Vail Ski and Snowboard School will be the best decision of your ski vacation. 

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