Vail’s Ski Patrol exchanges ski boots for hiking boots as they maintain and monitor the mountain in the spring, summer and fall. Here are their tips for staying safe during your summer adventures on Vail Mountain!
On clear nights, stars and constellations are abundant in the skies above Vail and the surrounding valley. With very little light pollution the sheer number and brilliance of the stars you can see hanging in the night sky is enough to leave you in awe. Constellations, shooting stars, planets and meteor showers are easily seen if you know where and when to look for them. So grab a blanket this summer and bask amongst the wildflowers and under the stars to try and spot these amazing scenes in the sky.
The 2013/14 season is coming to a close and there are plenty of reasons to celebrate! From the incredible snow conditions to the spectacular roster of events, the 51st season at Vail has been a great one.
Planning to join us on Closing Day this Sunday, April 20th? Here’s the low-down on what to expect:Read More»
We put Lindsey Vonn behind the counter as a guest service employee-in-training at Vail. In just a hat and glasses, with a “Lindsey” name tag, you’d think she would be easy to recognize. Think again!Read More»
Don’t miss it! Spring Back to Vail is the largest end of season celebration in the Rocky Mountains. This year’s festivities span over two weekends including free live concerts, the World Pond Skimming Championships presented by Red Bull, Bud Light après after-dark parties, Red Bull Great Race 2.0, base area giveaways, and so much more!
Lieutenant Nathan Rimpf cruises down Lindsey’s with the Vail Veterans Program.
On July 8th, 2012, while serving in Afghanistan, U.S. 1st Army Lieutenant Nathan Rimpf stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED). While injured from the IED, the Lieutenant was able to remain calmly in control and effectively move his unit to a safer area of the grounds. It wasn’t until after his unit was in a more secured environment that Lieutenant Rimpf acknowledged his legs were severely injured.Read More»
Fight cancer with Pink Vail on April 5th, to benefit the Shaw Regional Cancer Center.Read More»