Ready. Set. Snow: Vail Mountain Early Season

Nov. 20, 2018

The off-season slumber is finally over, there’s no time to hold back. It’s time to jump into mountain mode! From now until Snow Days (Dec 13-16) the first days at Vail are non-stop action. Don’t hit snooze when it comes to starting your ski season. Get out here and enjoy top-to-bottom skiing and riding at a place Like Nothing on Earth. Are you ready?! Be bold, hit first chair and get first row. Ready.Set.Snow. 

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Scans for Cans: Make turns for good this Thanksgiving.
On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22, Epic Pass holders can give back to the community while they ski or snowboard. For each Epic Pass scanned at either Vail Mountain or Beaver Creek Resort this Thanksgiving, Vail, Beaver Creek, and EpicPromise will donate one canned food item on the pass holder’s behalf to the Vail Valley Salvation Army.

10 Days of Epic
To celebrate 10 years of the Epic Pass, Vail Mountain will offer 10 days of specials on Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 16 through Dec. 16. Some specials include complimentary fries with the purchase of an Epic Burger; 50 percent off ski school group lessons; après at Express Lift Bar featuring $3 drink specials; and 20 percent off Epic Mountain Express rides to and from Vail. Additional details are available at

Vail Snow Days
Vail Snow Days is back Thursday, December 13 through Sunday, December 16, 2018, with two nights of free concerts presented by Bud Light. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and Shakey Graves headline with openers Wildermiss and The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duanne Betts.

Take a snow day at Vail as this four-day festival gets underway Thursday with the Pray for Snow Kick Off Party and Bonfire on Thursday, Festival Village all weekend and Bluegrass and Bloodies on Sunday.

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