Martin Luther King Weekend conditions preview

Jan. 15, 2015

11515_Vail_Blog_RicMorenoContro6″ in the past 7 days have kept the slopes in winter mode. Highline (#10) this morning 

You’re in store for blue bird days this holiday weekend in Vail, including a solid chance of snow Saturday night and M.L. King Day!

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VAIL FROM YOUR VIEW: Guest Twitter & Instagram photos

Jan. 10, 2015

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Current Vail conditions captured by you! A curated feed of the best Twitter and Instagram photos posted with the hashtags #Vail and #VailSnow.

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Vail Conditions Update

Jan. 9, 2015

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See the latest conditions updates from Vail Snow Reporter, Ricardo Moreno.

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Safety Awareness Month at Vail

Jan. 9, 2015
National Safety Awareness month at VailWe’re celebrating National Safety Awareness Month throughout the month of January and we hope you’ll join us in a series of fun, safety themed activities!
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Blue Sky Basin turns 15!

Jan. 5, 2015

Vail Blue Sky Basin anniversaryBlue Sky Basin’s unparalelled views. Photo by Daniel Milchev.
 

Since its opening 15 years ago on Jan. 6, 2000, Blue Sky Basin has become a legendary area on Vail Mountain and a favorite amongst locals and guests from around the world. This outer-most area of the resort offers a distinct backcountry feel, complete with glades, cliffs, steeps, and often plenty of powder and fresh tracks within 645 acres of developed ski and snowboard terrain!

In honor and celebration of Blue Sky Basin’s 15th anniversary at Vail Mountain, following is a list of the 15 things we love about this legendary area of Vail Mountain.

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Tour Guide: A Beginner’s Day on the Mountain

Jan. 4, 2015

vail_overeasy_meghangruszynskiNew to skiing or snowboarding and visiting Vail for the first time? The mountain’s size can initially be intimidating, and while the ski runs might be longer than what one would encounter at other ski areas, there are plenty of places where beginners can cruise along comfortably. So click into those skis, strap into that snowboard and get ready to enjoy the views and groomed terrain while exploring the mountain. (Click here for the Intermediate guide and here for the expert guide)

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Happy New Year from Vail, Colorado!

Jan. 1, 2015

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New Year’s Eve in Vail, Colorado. Photo: Andrew Taylor
We rang in the New Year with a Vail tradition: the Torchlight Parade and Fireworks at Vail’s Golden Peak. Here are some of favorite photos from last night’s festivities.

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