An Intermediate Skier’s Guide To Vail

Jan. 22, 2014

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With nearly 5,300 acres of world-class skiing and snowboarding terrain, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed with a day or eight at Vail. But for intermediate skiers – those who enjoy mostly green, blue and some black runs – the size of the mountain offers a giant learning environment with dozens of runs to develop skills and gain confidence while working up to the steeps, deeps and bumps of Vail’s vast terrain.

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Top 5 non-skier activities in Vail

Jan. 18, 2014

What to do in Vail Village

Vail may be known for its world-class snow sports, but you don’t have to ski or ride to enjoy everything this gorgeous mountain destination has to offer.

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January is Safety Month at Vail

Jan. 15, 2014

National Safety Awareness month at VailJanuary is the National Ski Areas Association’s (NSAA) Safety Awareness Month and to celebrate we’re offering up 4 weekends of safety themed events!

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

Jan. 15, 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.

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Father son powder day at Vail

Jan. 14, 2014

Shot Jan. 5, 2014 – this week’s 19″ of snow at Vail made for a fun powder day for Jason and his 10-year-old son, Tanner. There are few things cooler than teaching your kid how to ski and then watching them fall in love with it. 

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Learning to ski or snowboard as an adult

Jan. 12, 2014

“Am I too old to learn to ski or ride?” The short answer: No.

Learning to ski as an adult

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Paul Oakenfold Elevates Vail Nightlife with Décimo

Jan. 5, 2014

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Paul Oakenfold to headline Dècimo at Vail’s The 10th.

New for 2014, Vail is bringing the Fat Tuesday/Carnival celebration to new heights, 10,250 feet above sea level to be exact.

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