Vail is home to two of the fastest women on the planet: Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin. This year they won World Cup Globes in Downhill and Slalom respectively. Meet these 2 incredible athletes at the base of Gondola One in Vail Village this Friday, March 29th at 4:30pm! [...Read More]
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Starry night at The 10th Restaurant in Mid-Vail
The high-speed quad out of Mid-Vail, Mountaintop Express Lift (#4), will be replaced with a high-speed six-passenger chairlift for next season. This will increase capacity by 33 percent to 3,600 people per hour – the same capacity as Vail’s new gondola, One. [...Read More]
Shaun White’s snow slash during his last run/victory lap at the Burton US Open Men’s Halfpipe Finals
March 2, 2013
The men’s halfpipe Finals finished with Shaun White taking yet another 1st place title with a score of 95.58 – well ahead of his competition. 2nd place winner, the 14-year-old Ayumu Hirano, showed his prowess as perhaps the most exciting up-and-coming rider in the sport with a score of 87.40. Despite his small stature, he was getting incredible air out of the pipe and only faltered slightly at the end of an incredible last run when he hit the run-out of the pipe. Louis Vito, ever a crowd favorite, took the 3rd spot with a 79.58. [...Read More]
March 9th the Vail Valley-based Shaw Regional Cancer Center hosts their annual fundraiser, Pink Vail! Guest blogger Emily Tamberino of the Vail Valley Medical Center gives us an inside look at the event.
Before we get into the 10 easy steps, let me begin by saying thank you. Thank you for bringing your children on a ski vacation to Vail, Colorado. It is a daunting task with many details to be organized; gloves, goggles, and assorted cold weather clothes to be packed; and how about just getting the kids through airport security. That said the suggestions below will make things a little easier, and hopefully a little less stressful. [...Read More]