Offseason

Five Deals We're Loving This Fall

From alpine and backcountry ski swaps to 2-for-1 local whiskey: A local's guide to shoulder season bargains.

10/18/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Health

The US Men's Whitewater Raft Team Tackles Weights (and Rapids) for Long-Lasting Results

The secret of the US Men’s Whitewater Raft Team’s near-record-breaking success? Pumping iron—and rowing for 16 hours straight—at a no-frills Edwards gym.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth and Gnarly Bay Productions

Health

How One Endurance Athlete Stays Fit by Swimming through the Winter

The key to a world champion off-road triathlete’s success? A pre-dawn winter workout in an outdoor lap pool.

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Health

Getting the Upper Hand on the Winter Blues

From cozy reads to calming rubdowns, we've scoured the valley for ways to keep grounded throughout the winter.

02/05/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Health and Wellness

Vail Valley Medical Center's $2 Million Cardiac Lab Fixes Hearts With Short Circuits and Clogged Plumbing

High quality health care for your ticker.

12/27/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Health

Eagle's New Assisted-Living Facility is a Game-Changer for the Valley's Seniors

Earlier this week marked the passing of Dr. Thomas Steinberg, the champion of Eagle’s groundbreaking assisted-living facility that gives silver-haired ski bums and their families a chance to grow old together in the valley they call home.

11/22/2016 By Reilly Capps Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

Health

Five Fantastic Spa Specials to Indulge in This Off-season

Wonderful off-season deals abound at some of the Vail Valley’s most relaxing destinations

11/14/2016 By Kirsten Dobroth

To Your Health

To Stretch or Not to Stretch

Sports experts say flexing your muscles pre-workout may do more harm than good.

10/05/2016 With Shauna Farnell

Health

The Home Remedy for Altitude Sickness? Sea-Level Living at 8000 Feet

For the price of a Bentley, try a suite of bedrooms where the engineered air is almost as rich as at sea level.

06/01/2016 By Ted Katauskas

To Your Health

Ski R

A peek inside the slopeside emergency rooms of Vail and Beaver Creek

02/01/2016 By Reilly Capps

To Your Health

The Magic of Hyperbaric Medicine

It's not a miracle cure for cancer, but for sports injuries, hyperbaric medicine has an almost mystical healing power. Maybe that's why Bode Miller, one of t...

11/01/2015 By Ted Katauskas

To Your Health

Go-Go Gadgets

Local running coaches weigh in on what wrist-worn tech you need—or can do without—on the trail.

06/01/2015 By Shauna Farnell

Village Talk

Short Circuit

Three revved-up workouts that are anything but routine

02/01/2015 By Shauna Farnell

WELLNESS

Vail Spas to Heal Your Body and Soothe Your Soul

Whether you're recuperating from a ride over Vail Pass or a bout of aprés overindulgence, here are three dozen ways to decompress.

02/01/2014 By Kelly Bastone

TO YOUR HEALTH

Head Med

Take it from your local traumatic-brain-injury specialist: a helmet, like a seat belt, can save your life. But only if you’re wearing it when you hit the slopes.

11/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell

TO YOUR HEALTH

Stem Cell Therapy Promises New Knees, But Will it Work for You?

A revolutionary treatment gives old knees new life, and it is available right here in the Vail Valley.

06/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell

THE LAND OF AAHS

The Best Ways to Relax in the Vail Valley

When it comes to relaxation, there may be no place closer to Cloud Nine than the Vail Valley, where a concentrated collection of award-winning spas awaits those in need of some serious TLC.

02/01/2013 By Kelly Bastone

TO YOUR HEALTH

ACL TLC

How not to blow out your knees, from a guy who fixes them.

02/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell

WELLNESS

All's Well

Medical tourism is thriving in the Vail Valley, as people from around the world travel to our mountain hamlet seeking cutting-edge remedies and some of the best healers in the world.

02/01/2012 By Stephen Lloyd Wood and Abigail Eagye