Vail Mountain Snowmaking Expansion Project, Re-imagining Early-Season

Jun. 6, 2019

During summer 2019, Vail Mountain will begin construction on the first phase of a multi-year snowmaking expansion project that will result in a more predictable opening date, high-quality conditions during the early- and mid-season, and more reliable conditions through mid-April. The resort will improve its existing snowmaking system and expand snowmaking on the upper-mountain, resulting in 192 acres of new and enhanced snowmaking infrastructure for the 2019-2020 winter season, and allowing the resort to open terrain accessible from both Vail Village and Lionshead Village base areas. For 2019-2020, new snowmaking capabilities will be implemented on Swingsville Ridge, Swingsville, Meadows, and Ramshorn, located in the Mid-Vail area of the mountain; Bear Tree, Cold Feet, a portion of Upper Lion’s Way, and Lodgepole in the area of the Avanti Express Lift (#2); Coyote Crossing, Practice Parkway, and Ledges in the Eagles Nest area; and beginner enhancements in the Gopher Hill Lift (#12) area.

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Earlier Openings, Longer Season, and Enhanced Guest Experience for the 2019-2020 Winter Season

Jun. 3, 2019

Breck open this Saturday-Sunday, June 8-9, for final weekend of 2018-2019 ski and snowboard season

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – June 3, 2019 – Vail Mountain, Beaver Creek Resort, Breckenridge Ski Resort, Keystone Resort and Crested Butte Mountain Resort will soon be abuzz with summer visitors. While guests mountain bike, hike, golf, and explore Epic Discovery’s on-mountain experiences, each resort’s mountain operations teams will be hard at work preparing for the 2019-20 ski and snowboard season. Vail Resorts’ significant capital investments at each resort will lead to resorts opening earlier and with more terrain, providing Epic Pass holders and all skiers and snowboarders in Colorado with one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in the country.

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Memorial Day in Vail- Things to Do, Places to See.

May. 9, 2019
A father and son enjoy the Village in Vail, CO.

Spending the holiday in the mountains, but not exactly sure how to kick off the start to Summer? We have put together a list of activities for you to explore, to ensure a fun getaway!

Dining at Altitudes Restaurant Week

Participating restaurants spanning across two neighboring World Class Mountain Resorts, Vail and Beaver Creek, this culinary celebration takes dining to new heights, literally! The event will run from May 26-June 2 and will feature a wide variety of prix fixe menus and specials all starting at $20.19 and all showcasing the incredible and diverse culinary offerings available throughout the Vail and Beaver Creek Villages.

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens always has their Summer Calendar filled with fun events, tours and special Events. This Memorial Day, enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. The tour begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required.

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Wrapping up a Legendary Season: Top Moments of Winter 2018-19

Apr. 9, 2019

The snow is getting softer, the days longer and you can smell spring in the air. We aren’t letting go of the momentous snow year quite yet, and to help us #FinishStrong we’d like to look back on a few of your favorite moments of our favorite season.


Video By Deadline Motion Works and Andrew Taylor
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Vail Mountain to Host Three Interdenominational Easter Sunday Services

Apr. 9, 2019
Views of Holy Cross from Vail Mountain, Colorado.

April 9, 2019 

Vail Mountain will host its annual interdenominational sunrise service on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 6 a.m. inside at Eagle’s Nest. The Eagle Bahn Gondola will open to the public at 5:30 a.m. to transport guests from Lionshead. Complimentary baked goods and beverages will be provided for attendees. In addition, there will be two afternoon Easter services outside at Eagle’s Nest, which are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Simonton Deck (also known as the Holy Cross observation deck).

For those planning to attend the Easter sunrise service, the Town of Vail will be offering free parking for vehicles that enter the Lionshead parking structure after 5 a.m. and depart prior to 10 a.m. Upon departure, attendees should inform the parking booth attendants they were at the service.

For the sunrise service, the gondola ride is complimentary and guests are not permitted to bring skis or snowboards. Following the service, guests will be asked to download the gondola. Guests will need a lift ticket or scenic ride ticket for the 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. service.

For more information about Vail Mountain, call the Mountain Information Center at (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245) or visit

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After all- My desk is “ski- in,ski-out”.

Apr. 7, 2019

Could this be Legal??
This is Colorado….I have a job, with a company, Vail Resorts, that has worked diligently to identify and live by its 6 Core Values and one of them is …(wait for it..) “Have Fun”! I don’t know of any other job where you are evaluated on having fun!! Now there are some very reasonable, logical parameters to this but still.

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Pink Vail 2019 – Every Cancer, Every Color

Feb. 19, 2019

On March 16, Vail Mountain will host Pink Vail, the world’s biggest ski day to conquer cancer. This all-day event features live music, deck parties, costume contest, kid’s activities and more. 100% of Pink Vail donations and registration fees benefit all patients at Shaw Cancer Center through enhancements to patient care and patient programming. All Shaw patients, whether male or female, no matter their cancer diagnosis, have the opportunity to benefit from Pink Vail funds throughout their cancer treatment experience and beyond.
Pink Vail has raised more than $4 million since its inception in 2012 for patient care and programming including three new patient focused positions: Patient Resource Navigator, Nutritionist and Licensed Professional Counselor. The roles have changed the lives of the employees and the patients they serve. Here are a couple of their stories.

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