Vail Mountain opens for summer operations June 5!

Jun. 1, 2015

Overviews of Adventure Ridge on Vail mountain, Colorado.

We’re kicking off Vail’s 2015 summer operations this Friday, June 5! Beginning at 9:30 a.m. Gondola One in Vail Village and the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead will operate for weekend scenic rides June 5-7, and will move to daily summer operations beginning Friday, June 12.

After you’re finished enjoying the mountain, you’ll also be able to check out the vibrant scene at the GoPro Mountain Games. Happening June 4 – 7, this is the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, art and music, with incredible spectator events, giveaways, and more!

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A Summer Full of Music in Vail

May. 31, 2015

Ford Amphitheater Vail
Vail has become a live music destination, and summer is where this reputation for incredible concerts really shines. The gorgeous setting and temperate weather make for a perfect setting to enjoy a wide array of musical styles – from bluegrass to classical, rock to reggae, pops to chamber music, the hills are alive with the sound of music each summer in Vail.

Here’s a sampling of what’s in store:

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Hiking in and around Vail

May. 20, 2015

2015 Summer Hiking Hero

Whether you’re looking for a gentle nature walk or a half-day’s quad burner, it’s hard to beat the diversity, beauty, and quality of hikes in and around Vail. 

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Australia friendly LAX – EGE flight schedules are ready to book!

May. 12, 2015

Australia friendly flights to Vail
The American Airlines flight schedule between Los Angeles (LAX) and Vail/Eagle County Airport (EGE) makes it easy for Australians to ski Vail and Beaver Creek!

The Aussie-friendly timing works out so that you can ski the same day as arrival and departure – hands down the best cure for jet lag.

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Get to Know Laura Landre: Ski Instructor and Former Member of the US Ski Team

May. 11, 2015

Laura on Northwoods

The Vail Ski and Snowboard School is renowned for its excellence, and the cornerstone of that reputation is the instructors themselves. From ex-NFL players to former Olympians to long-time Vail locals, in this series we introduce you to just a sampling of this widely diverse group of expert skiers and riders.

Laura Landre is from Canandaigua, New York and is a ski instructor based out of Vail Village.

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10 of our favorite summer activities in Vail!

May. 10, 2015

Hikes in Vail, CO

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What better way to experience the beautiful scenery, smell the wildflowers and spot the wildlife than on your own two feet? With nearly 25 miles of hiking trails for all abilities on and around the mountain, there is no shortage of routes to take in amazing views. 

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Get to Know Gabe Del Rossi: Multi-Lingual Ski Instructor, University Professor, and Bike Tour Guide

Apr. 28, 2015

GDR_Ski2_2014
The Vail Ski and Snowboard School is renowned for its excellence, and the cornerstone of that reputation is the instructors themselves. From ex-NFL players to former Olympians to long-time Vail locals, in this series we introduce you to just a sampling of this widely diverse group of expert skiers and riders.

Gabe Del Rossi is from Stow, Massachusetts and teaches skiing out of Vail Village.

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