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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.
Vail Mountain is Now 100 Percent Open
28 December 2018

Vail Mountain is Now 100 Percent Open

Following 13 inches of snow in the past seven days and with more in the forecast as the New Year approaches, Vail Mountain is now 100 percent open. All lifts at Vail Mountain are operational for the season, providing access to 5,289 skiable acres of terrain, the most currently open in Colorado.
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.
Vail and Beaver Creek Junior Ski Patrol Program Returns for Second Season
29 October 2018

Vail and Beaver Creek Junior Ski Patrol Program Returns for Second Season

Vail Mountain, the Vail Ski Patrol and Helly Hansen will partner this winter with Beaver Creek Resort and the Beaver Creek Ski Patrol to expand the Junior Ski Patrol Program which debuted at Vail last winter. The Vail and Beaver Creek Junior Ski Patrol Program, presented by Helly Hansen, will be open to 18 select students. To be eligible for the program, students must be in grades 8 through 10, at a level 7 skiing ability, be available for all program dates, and submit an application.
Mid-Season Conditions Await Holiday Skiers and Riders at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte
17 December 2018

Mid-Season Conditions Await Holiday Skiers and Riders at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte

It’s been an historic start to the winter season at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte, with record early openings, plentiful amounts of snowfall and terrain, and conditions that are comparable to late-January last season. Now is a great time for skiing and snowboarding in Colorado, as all five resorts head into the holidays with mid-winter conditions and festive events.

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Pink Vail 2019 – Every Cancer, Every Color

On March 16, Vail Mountain will host Pink Vail, the world’s biggest ski day to conquer cancer. This all-day event features live music, deck parties, costume contest, kid’s activities and more. 100% of Pink Vail donations and registration fees benefit all patients at Shaw Cancer Center through enhancements to patient care and patient programming. All ...

Making “a turn for the worse?�

Making “a turn for the worse?� Does your first run for the day feel wobbly, like your first run for the season, or worse like your first run ever? I heard a couple guys on the chair say that recently and it got me thinking about my own turns and how I could make a ...

Vail’s LEGENDARY Back Bowls? Are they really?

I’ve been here too long to be a good judge anymore. I’m still ‘wow’d, and already love this mountain so I’m a tad biased. I had an opportunity to see Vail through someone else’s eyes this week and it was telling to be sure. As a member of PSIA, (Professional Ski Instructors of America), we ...

5 Most Unique Places to Stay in Vail

January 4, 2018 Whether you’re planning a last minute mountain escape with friends, or a mid-winter getaway for the whole family, explore premier lodging in Vail. From ski-in, ski-out hotels, to premium residences and international resorts, the lodging opportunities in Vail are endless. To help you plan your winter getaway, we’ve put together a list ...

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