24 October 2019

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

With chilly temperatures, snowmaking is cranking and Vail has fired up its new state-of-the-art snowmaking system for the first time this season, in preparation for Opening Day on Nov. 15.
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.
23 August 2019

Vail Resorts Announces Mountain Division Leadership Changes

Vail Resorts today announced that Executive Vice President Chris Jarnot will step down from his role, following an impressive 34-year career with Vail Resorts. With Jarnot’s transition, and in anticipation of the closing of the Peak Resorts acquisition, the Company has announced the creation of three new regional leadership roles to support Vail Resorts’ growing global portfolio.
03 June 2019

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

Vail Mountain, Beaver Creek Resort, Breckenridge Ski Resort, Keystone Resort and Crested Butte Mountain Resort will soon be abuzz with summer visitors. While guests mountain bike, hike, golf, and explore Epic Discovery’s on-mountain experiences, each resort’s mountain operations teams will be hard at work preparing for the 2019-20 ski and snowboard season.
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.