Vail Gear Guide

Sep. 1, 2015

020515_VailSkiers1_DanielMilchev

Whether you’re an expert who revels in knee-deep powder in 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. 

Read More»

Vail’s Best Kept Holiday Secret

Aug. 25, 2015

December in VailIt’s hard not to get into the holiday spirit in Vail – the twinkling lights, blankets of snow, and European style pedestrian village can bring out the rosy cheeks in even the most hard-nosed Scrooge among us.

But you don’t have to be here during Christmas week to soak up the holiday spirit.

Read More»

Mowing the runs at Vail Mountain

Aug. 20, 2015


No, it’s not a joke. We really do mow the runs at Vail Mountain.

Read More»

Vail’s Top 10 Iconic Trails

Aug. 17, 2015

Looking to explore Vail Mountain this winter? Here’s our list trails – some historic, some just crowd favorites – that top long time Vail skier and rider must-do lists season after season.

Vail's Front Side runs

Read More»

Hiking and biking trail closures this week in Vail due to helicopter work on Avanti Express Lift (#2)

Jul. 30, 2015

UPDATED JULY 30: Gondola One and the Eagle Bahn Gondola will open on time at 9:30am and all hiking and biking trails on Vail Mountain (excluding Ridge Route and Radio Flyer) are now open.

UPDATED JULY 29:

20150729_Vail_Chair2_Helicopter_AndrewTaylor5

Read More»

Top 6 Hidden Treasures of Vail

Jul. 21, 2015

llama rides vailWhen you come to Vail, there are certain boxes you have to check: 1) ride the gondola, 2) head to a show at Ford Amphitheater, 3) explore Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, 4) enjoy the dining and shopping in town. While these are all some of our favorite activities, they only just begin to scratch the service of what Vail’s summer season has to offer. 

Read More»

3 Perfect Summer Days in Vail

Jul. 12, 2015

Vail-Village-Summer1
As the snow melts, Vail blooms with outdoor activities, events and more. Locals know that summer is steadily becoming one of Vail’s worst kept secrets, so come see for yourself why everyone is falling in love with Vail’s other best season: summer!

Read More»