A snowy start to February

Feb. 5, 2015

Vail snow conditions

Feb. 5, 2014. Making some of the first tracks in Vail. Photo: Daniel Milchev.

The 2015 FIS World Alpine Championships have brought the greatest ski racers from around the world to Vail – and it’s also brought some incredible snowfall. The 6″ at the 5am report yesterday morning was just the beginning, with another round of snow starting early this morning that hasn’t let up all day.

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Mountain Rideshare Day – Feb. 7, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015

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Do you drive into the mountains to ski on the weekends? This Saturday, February 7, the Colorado Department of Transportation encourages you to take part in the first ever Mountain Rideshare Day!

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2015 World Championships Concert Lineup

Feb. 2, 2015

world cup vail beaver creek concerts
The 2015 World Championships is here! Running from Feb. 2-15, the excitement in Vail and Beaver Creek is palpable. Adding to the daily races and activities, the Championships features nightly free concerts right in the center of Vail Village. 

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Vail’s Top 10 Carving Trails

Jan. 30, 2015

Does your mouth water with the thought of skiing or riding on wide-open, groomed runs where you can carve clean arcs on pristine corduroy? Here is a list of the top 10 trails across Vail Mountain for choice groomed terrain to practice your carving skills.

Connor Walberg Palmer Hoyt Vail groomer

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Weekly Outlook

Jan. 29, 2015

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The last storm missed the Vail Valley, but a second one could drop a few inches by the time lifts close on Saturday. Next week, during the 2015 World Championships, we have another solid chance of snow mid-week.  

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Vail’s Trail Names: Part 1

Jan. 28, 2015

Ever wonder how your favorite area or trail at Vail got its name? Here are a few often-asked for explanations behind the trail signs…Pete Seibert Earl Eaton Vail

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How to use your ski poles

Jan. 27, 2015

Vail ski instructor tips

“How do I use my poles?” is a question we get from many of our guests and the answer is not as easy as one might think. Ski poles have many uses when skiing and the following will give you a simple idea of just how you can use them to your advantage.

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