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.
26 March 2019

Final Record of Decision Published for Golden Peak Expansion Project

The U.S. Forest Service has posted a final record of decision regarding Vail Mountain’s proposal to expand race and training terrain at Golden Peak, which will double the training space utilized by Ski & Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV) and provide access to additional terrain at higher elevations. The proposal, which was originally submitted to the U.S. Forest Service in 2014 and has undergone a comprehensive environmental review, will increase the size of Vail’s operational boundary by 68 acres, allowing for approximately 42 acres of additional trails, one surface lift and new snowmaking infrastructure. With these improvements, 760 vertical feet will be added to the venue, providing more than 1,500 vertical feet of racing and training terrain in total.
08 March 2019

Full Band Lineup Announced for Spring Back to Vail

Spring Back to Vail 2019 is excited to announce Steel Pulse and Xavier Rudd will be performing on Saturday, April 13, joining Gov’t Mule on Friday, April 12, with free concerts at Ford Park presented by Bud Light, both starting at 6pm.
25 February 2019

Spring Back to Vail Returns for Four Days of Music and Celebration

While winter continues in full force in Vail, springtime is on the horizon. With sunny bluebird skies, warmer temperatures and still plenty of snow to be had, it’s no surprise that spring skiing in Vail is a highlight of the season. This April 11-14, Spring Back to Vail returns to celebrate the end of season with a four-day festival of concerts, on-mountain events, après parties and more.
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.
31 January 2019

Vail Kicks Off Inaugural Legacy Days February 15-18, 2019

This Presidents’ Day weekend, join Vail Mountain in commemorating the legacy of its founders and the 10th Mountain Division with Vail Legacy Days. The four-day celebration will honor Vail’s unique history and pioneering spirit, as well as recognize today’s service members and veterans.
02 January 2019

Vail Mountain and Town of Vail Announce the 10th Mountain Legacy Parades

Beginning Friday, Jan. 4, Vail Mountain and the Town of Vail will celebrate the unique history of its founders with the 10th Mountain Legacy Parade.
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.
20 December 2018

Burton Snowboards and Vail Sign Three-Year Extension for Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships

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.
18 December 2018

Emma, the World’s First Digital Mountain Assistant, Announces Her Debut at Nine World-Class Ski Resorts

Emma, the world’s first digital mountain assistant, announced today that she is now available to guide guests at nine Vail Resort properties, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe. Guests can text Emma their questions at 77477.