Vail Gear Guide

Mar. 1, 2015

020515_VailSkiers1_DanielMilchevWhether you’re an expert snowboarder who shreds the Back Bowls or a casual skier who cruises the groomers, you’ve got to be ready for a variety of conditions on the mountain. Don’t risk having a bad time just because you didn’t bring the right gear along – our Ultimate Gear Guide is here to help you make the most of your trip. 

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Countdown to the Burton US Open: building the 22′ superpipe

Feb. 28, 2015

Burton US Open superpipe VailFirst published in January of 2013, here’s a look at what it takes to build the Burton US Open superpipe. For 11 straight days, 20 hours a day, grooming cats have been turning a massive pile of snow at Golden Peak into a 22 foot high superpipe that is 600 feet long – what some are saying is the longest superpipe in North America. Industry leader and terrain park consulting firm, Snow Park Technologies, sent in two of their expert pipe cutters to lead the project of building Vail’s Olympic standard halfpipe for the Burton US Open.

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Spring Back to Vail 2015

Feb. 24, 2015

SBTV Concerts announced Announcing the Spring Back to Vail free concert lineup! Springtime at Vail Mountain not only brings warmer temperatures, long sunny days and spectacular spring skiing and snowboarding, but it also brings the resort’s annual end-of-season celebration, Spring Back to Vail, April 17-19!

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Big weekend storm hits Vail

Feb. 21, 2015

February snow storm Daniel Riley photo Daniel Milchev

Skier Daniel Riley in Northwoods. Photo: Daniel Milchev.

 

A snow system is currently sitting over Vail that looks to bring accumulation not only through the weekend but the whole week!
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New snow at Vail [video]

Feb. 19, 2015

We received 7″ of snow Sunday into Tuesday morning this week and forecasts are calling for 8-15″ between Friday and Sunday – great news for you weekend warriors!

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8 & 10 year olds take on Golden Peak Terrain Park…and win [video]

Feb. 18, 2015

Tanner, 10, and Blake, 8, ski with their dad in Vail’s Golden Peak Terrain Park. Shot 100% on GoPro. When they’re already this talented, who knows what the next decade has in store!

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It’s the final days of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

Feb. 11, 2015

Vail events world championships
 

It’s hard to believe but we’re coming into our final days of the 2015 FIS World Alpine Ski Championships. Whether you’ve been enjoying the festivities over the last week and a half or are only just joining us, there is still plenty more to look forward to before Closing Ceremonies at Beaver Creek’s Red Tail Stadium this Sunday!

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