An unbelievable start to the season

Nov. 25, 2014


We’ve received over 2 feet of snow since this latest round of storms started Saturday night, making for some of the best early season conditions Vail has ever had! The powder has been light and soft and the skiing and riding have been unbelievably good. New terrain is opening daily so stay tuned for big terrain announcements, just in time for Thanksgiving.

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What are skiers thankful for?

Nov. 24, 2014

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It’s Thanksgiving week, and what a Thanksgiving it has turned out to be! We have so much to be thankful for, and it is time to express our gratitude!

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Vail Opening Weekend 2014

Nov. 23, 2014

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Photo by Connor Walberg
 

Fresh snow, tons of terrain openings – what a way to kick off the 2014/15 season at Vail!

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Hiking & skinning Vail Mountain: a message from USFS and Ski Patrol

Nov. 14, 2014

Information for hiking and skinning up Vail MountainWith over 3ft of new snow this week and opening day approaching Nov. 21, more and more people are strapping on their skins and snowshoes and heading up the mountain. Your cooperation with Vail Ski Patrol and U.S. Forest Service’s guidelines for safely skinning and hiking up Vail Mountain are what make the opportunity possible.

A few key pointers:

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Vail Snow Daze 2014

Nov. 3, 2014

snowdaze band announcementWe’re kicking of the 2014/15 winter season with 2 weekends of Vail’s annual early-season festival, Snow Daze!

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Sounds of Winter

Nov. 2, 2014

As the fall colors blend into early season snowfall, it’s hard not to feel giddy about the winter ahead. Vail opening day is Nov. 21, 2014!

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What’s it like to be an Instructor at Vail’s Kids Ski and Snowboard School?

Nov. 1, 2014

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Being a kids ski and snowboard instructor can seem like the most fun job ever – ripping around Vail Mountain with a small platoon of aspiring Lindsey Vonns, endless hot cocoa – but it can also take a lot of energy and patience.

So what makes a great kids ski and snowboard instructor? We spoke with Vail Kids Ski Instructor, Janet Lawrence, to get the story on why teaching kids to ski has become a lifelong passion.

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