At what age can a child learn to ski or snowboard?

Sep. 28, 2014

One of the most common questions parents ask us is: “At what age can my child learn to ski or snowboard?”

ski school age 3 - 6We sat down with Mark Raymond, General Manager of Training and Quality for Vail Ski and Snowboard School, to get his take. As a father of a 5-year-old and an instructor since 1992, Mark is very familiar with what it takes to teach young ones to ski.

Read More»

How to keep kids warm on the slopes

Sep. 23, 2014

 

Keeping kids warm skiing

Brrrrr. It’s cold out there! You might think of keeping the kids indoors on chillier days here in the mountains, but if we prepare our kids well they can still have a wonderful day skiing on some of the lightest, fluffiest snow of the season!

Here are some tips for dressing and caring for you kids on the slopes on those colder days:

Read More»

Finding the owners of the Vail wedding ring

Sep. 15, 2014

When David Brenner dropped his wedding ring on a ski day at Vail in the winter of 2009, he thought there might be a chance that Vail summer workers would find it when the snow melted. After the summer passed and the ring was still missing, he and wife Sue gave up hope of ever seeing it again. 

Read More»

5 Reasons to Come to Vail November thru mid-December

Sep. 11, 2014

Vail opening
You want in on a little secret here in Vail? We LOVE early season. What’s “early season” you ask?

Read More»

Audition to be a 2015 FIS Alpine World Championships Cheerleader

Sep. 7, 2014

Professional dancer? Love alpine ski racing? This is the gig for you. 

Read More»

Labor Day Weekend in Vail

Aug. 23, 2014

Vail hiking trails
Celebrate the end of summer at Vail with scenic gondola rides, family-friendly activities at Adventure Ridge, and great on-mountain dining options this Labor Day Weekend!

Read More»

USA PRO CYCLING CHALLENGE RETURNS TO VAIL, CO

Aug. 18, 2014

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge is back in Colorado with the legendary Vail Time Trial taking place Saturday, August 23rd!

Read More»