Editor's Note

Water Dog

Swimming lessons from a four-legged friend

06/13/2022 Edited by Ted Katauskas

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Swimming

People and their pets have plenty of aquatic options.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Hiking/Biking

From e-bikes to lakeside hikes

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Camping

From cabins to yurts, rustic to glamping

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Fishing

The Vail Valley has an abundance of angling options.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Floating

Turtle Tubing offers a novel way to drift down the Upper Colorado.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Paddling

Canoes, SUP, kayaks, and more

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Summer Water Fun

A guide to the valley's most plunge-worthy rivers, rapids, lakes, streams, cascades, and pools

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Rafting

From white-water rapids to family-friendly floats.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

Best of Kin

Best of Vail and Beaver Creek

Only 10 miles apart, Vail and Beaver Creek are worlds away, but equally awesome.

12/03/2021 By Whitney Skylar

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Best Apres-Ski Treats at Vail and Beaver Creek

From Beaver Creek's storied Cookie Time to Vail's Revely revelry, the fun gets ramped up when the lifts start slowing down.

12/03/2021 By Whitney Skylar

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Meet the Resort Mascots

Mountain safety is their mission, but these pups bring canine celebrity to Vail and Beaver Creek.

12/03/2021 By Whitney Skylar

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Best Luxury Cabins at Vail and Beaver Creek

There's only one on-mountain overnight getaway at both Vail and Beaver Creek, but you'll want to splurge on these heavenly retreats.

12/03/2021

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Best Places to Ski Off-Piste at Vail and Beaver Creek

These backcountry chutes and plunges near Vail and Beaver Creek are not for the faint of heart or the unprepared.

12/03/2021 By Whitney Skylar

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Best Beginner Bowls at Vail and Beaver Creek

When you want powder and varied terrain, point your skis toward these pockets of Vail and Beaver Creek.

12/03/2021 By Whitney Skylar

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Best Groomed Trails at Vail and Beaver Creek

For the smoothest snow whatever the incline, seek out these corduroy classics at Vail and Beaver Creek.

12/03/2021 Photography by Whitney Skylar

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Best Long Run at Vail and Beaver Creek

When you want to ski downhill for seemingly ages without pausing to find a lift, try these classic trails at Vail and Beaver Creek.

12/03/2021 By Whitney Skylar

Village Talk

A Hungry Skier’s Guide to Vail Village’s Best Breakfasts

On-the-go skiers can fuel up with these quick and tasty bites to fuel their adventures on the mountain..

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Geared for Adventure

Mountain Biking at Minturn Bike Park

Learn the ropes and catch some air at Minturn Bike Park, a growing mountain biking facility in the Vail Valley.

06/25/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Geared for Adventure

Mountain Biking on Meadow Mountain

Explore the best singletrack at Meadown Mountain, one of the Vail Valley's outdoor recreation hot spots.

06/25/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld