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Vail Mountain Announces Plans for Capital Improvements for the 2017-2018 Winter Season
26 December 2016

Vail Mountain Announces Plans for Capital Improvements for the 2017-2018 Winter Season

Vail Resorts continues its wave of tremendous investments at Vail Mountain with the replacement of the Northwoods Express Lift (#11) with a six-passenger lift to debut during the 2017-2018 winter season. The new lift marks the 10th lift replacement in the last 11 years at Vail. This plan is subject to U.S. Forest Service approval.
Vail Mountain Opens China Bowl
09 December 2016

Vail Mountain Opens China Bowl

Vail Mountain began operating Orient Express (#21) and Teacup Express (#36) today, accessing terrain in China Bowl. The resort also opened Riva Bahn Express (#6) and Highline Express (#10), bringing the total skiable acres to 2,692, the most open terrain at any ski resort in Colorado. Vail has received two feet of new snow in the last week, and the Colorado forecast is calling for consistent snowfall until Dec. 18.

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Navigating Holiday Weekends in Vail

The weather looks flawless and you’ve got a three-day weekend. There’s only one possible way you’re going to spend your day: enjoying a picture perfect day skiing. You hit the road early and beeline for first chair; cruise up to the gondola, only to find that you had the same idea as other people. Lift ...

Spring in Vail: the Season of Dreams

  Like a dream dressed in endless blues and whites. Like an adventure for the refined at heart. Like a fountain of youth for the soul. This is springtime in Vail, welcoming warmer temperatures, stellar skiing conditions, grilling out at various on-mountain decks and, of course, spectacular events. Stellar Snowfall Last year, Vail Mountain saw ...

Warning! Snorkel May Be Necessary…

While January has been a deep month for Vail snow totals, Sunday, January 22 took things to a whole other level! Vail woke up to 6 incredible inches overnight on Sunday morning.With Blue Sky Basin snow stake showing closer to 10-11 inches and some areas on the mountain skiing waist deep with soft fluffy powder, Sunday was ...

You Wont Believe What These Kids Said at Ski School

As we ride the lifts and ski with our youngest guests in ski school we meander into some priceless conversations.  Here are a few gems: 1) Instructor:  “Do you have brothers or sisters?� Skier: “Yes� Instructor:  “How many brothers and sisters do you have?� Skier: “All of them� 2) One of my instructors had two ...

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