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Modest Mouse and The Head and The Heart to Headline Two Nights of Vail Snow Days Free Concerts
10 October 2019

Modest Mouse and The Head and The Heart to Headline Two Nights of Vail Snow Days Free Concerts

Modest Mouse and The Head and The Heart will headline Vail Snow Days, in two nights of free concerts. Modest Mouse will perform on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 and The Head and The Heart headlining on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. Vail Snow Days is the signature kick-off festival to the winter season Thursday, Dec. 12 through Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.
Capital Improvements Underway at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte
03 June 2019

Capital Improvements Underway at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte

Capital Improvements Underway at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte, Leading to Earlier Openings, Longer Season, and Enhanced Guest Experience for the 2019-2020 Winter Season
Final Record of Decision Published for Vail Mountain’s Snowmaking Expansion Plan
01 April 2019

Final Record of Decision Published for Vail Mountain’s Snowmaking Expansion Plan

The U.S. Forest Service has posted a final record of decision regarding Vail Mountain’s proposal to improve its existing snowmaking system and expand snowmaking on the upper-mountain. The first phase of the plan is expected to begin in summer 2019 and will consist of enhancing existing snowmaking in various locations on the mountain and providing new snowmaking capabilities, resulting in 192 acres of new and enhanced snowmaking infrastructure, including 65 acres of new snowmaking capabilities.
Vail Resorts Announces Mountain Division Leadership Changes
19 February 2019

Vail Resorts Announces Mountain Division Leadership Changes

Vail Resorts today announced a number of leadership changes to take place in its mountain division this spring. Doug Lovell, vice president and chief operating officer of Vail Mountain will retire from his position effective May 1, 2019. Beth Howard, vice president and chief operating officer of Beaver Creek Resort, will succeed Lovell, while Nadia Guerriero, vice president and general manager of Northstar California Resort, will be promoted to vice president and chief operating officer at Beaver Creek Resort to succeed Howard. These changes will also occur on May 1, 2019, and the search for Guerriero’s replacement at Northstar will begin immediately.
Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships to Remain in Vail Through 2021
20 December 2018

Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships to Remain in Vail Through 2021

Burton Snowboards, the Town of Vail, and Vail Mountain officially announced today a three-year contract extension that will keep the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships in Vail, Colorado through 2021.

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February Snow

It’s been a wild start to February here at Vail Mountain with historic snowfall. We have received 46″ month-to-date, and most of that snow fell this past weekend. The spring storms continue as we expect up to 14″ to fall in the next 10 days. Stay up to date on up-coming weather, current lift and ...

A Lot on the Line

A letter from Vail Mountain COO, Beth Howard. Wow, what a storm. Last weekend, in a 48-hour period, we received 38 inches of snow at Vail Mountain, which ranks as a Top 5 snowfall event in our 58-year history. We know that no one wants to miss powder like that – so we got straight ...

Vail Fires Up Snowmaking as Mother Nature Delivers up to 9? Inches of Snow Across Colorado

VAIL, Colo. – Oct. 24, 2019 – Ski season is underway in Colorado, and guests and Epic Pass holders have a lot to look forward to as more resorts are getting ready to open in the coming weeks.  With Mother Nature providing chilly temperatures and up to 6 inches of snow across Colorado resorts overnight, ...

Start to Snow: Winter 2019-20

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