Outdoors

How to Hack, Navigate, and Most Importantly Ski Vail Mountain

With more than 5,200 acres and nearly 200 trails, tackling a mountain as big as Vail can be a tall order, unless you know a guy, or in this case a gal, who has the inside scoop.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Top Stories

Giving Back

50+ Local Charities to Remember on Colorado Gives Day

A do-gooder’s guide to honoring the work of local nonprofits on December 4, Colorado Gives Day.

12:00pm By Georgia Perry

Travel

How to Use Your Epic Pass to Visit Europe's Answer to the Vail Valley

Our editor's unforgettable sojourn to Beaver Creek's sister resort, and an almost encounter with Mikaela at the Bavarian mothership of Vail Village’s Sonnenalp Hotel.

12:00pm By Ted Katauskas

Fashion

Add Some Wattage To Your Winter Wardrobe with These Locally Sourced Illuminating Looks

Holiday 2018's feature fashion spread.

12:00pm Photography by George Barberis Styled by Eden Dawn

Shelter

A One-Of-A-Kind Wine Vault in Beaver Creek Completes a Home

And cements a friendship.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Vibe

Vail's Most Prolific Arts Patrons Donate Their Private Collection to the Public

Kent and Vicki Logan built a valley home for one of the greatest collections of modern art in America; now they’re moving on—and giving it all away.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Best of Vail

Outdoors

How to Hack, Navigate, and Most Importantly Ski Vail Mountain

With more than 5,200 acres and nearly 200 trails, tackling a mountain as big as Vail can be a tall order, unless you know a guy, or in this case a gal, who has the inside scoop.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Travel

How to Use Your Epic Pass to Visit Europe's Answer to the Vail Valley

Our editor's unforgettable sojourn to Beaver Creek's sister resort, and an almost encounter with Mikaela at the Bavarian mothership of Vail Village’s Sonnenalp Hotel.

12:00pm By Ted Katauskas

Eat & Drink

Eat + Drink

4 Must-Try On-Mountain Dining Options

From Vail's most scenic fleet of DIY grills to the mountain's most upscale lunch.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Eat + Drink

This Winter's Most-Anticipated Opening: A Vail Village Culinary Landmark That Closed Last Spring

Vail Village Italian aficionados lose an old friend in Campo di Fiori, but fall in love all over again with La Nonna.

12:00pm By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Health & Wellness

Health

A Local Biathlete's Championship-Worthy Fitness Regimen

The valley’s only home-grown biathlete sets his sights on Beijing, one step—and breath—at a time.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Village Talk

Take a Test Float in the Lodge at Vail's New Sensory Deprivation Tank

Need a respite from your dream vacation? Here’s how to experience an hour of oblivion, without the hangover.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth

Home & Real Estate

Shelter

A One-Of-A-Kind Wine Vault in Beaver Creek Completes a Home

And cements a friendship.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

News & Profiles

Giving Back

50+ Local Charities to Remember on Colorado Gives Day

A do-gooder’s guide to honoring the work of local nonprofits on December 4, Colorado Gives Day.

12:00pm By Georgia Perry

Person of Interest

Dorothy Hamill’s Back on Ice in Vail—and Loving Life in the Valley

Decades after securing a permanent podium position as America’s Skating Sweetheart, Dorothy Hamill takes a break at Dobson Ice Arena to talk about how she ended up living in a log house in Wolcott.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

The Valley's Firefighting Pinup

Selling like beefcakes: The 2019 Colorado Firefighter Calendar, featuring Mr. February, from Station 5 in Minturn.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth

Editor's Note

Editor's Note: Holiday 2018

Seasons greetings (and happy reading!) from our editor.

12:00pm By Ted Katauskas

Village Talk

Now Open in Eagle: The First Large-Scale Indoor Climbing Facility in the Central Rockies

Giving new meaning to the term "local's hangout."

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Introducing Willy, Beaver Creek’s First Mountain Safety Dog

Beaver Creek's new mountain safety canine makes his debut.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Beyond the Hall of Fame

Honored with a new exhibit at the state’s snowsports museum, Warren Miller film star Chris Anthony shapes his legacy with a documentary that’s bigger than him—and all of us.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

Skiing + Snowboarding

Everything You Need to Know about Golden Peak

Vail's smallest base area is its quickest jumping off point to the powdery oasis of Blue Sky Basin.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth

Skiing + Snowboarding

How to Start (And Finish) Your Ski Day from Lionshead Village

We map out 12 perfect hours using Lionshead Village as your Vail Mountain basecamp.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Skiing + Snowboarding

How to Get a Taste of the Backcountry on Vail Mountain

Two powder-filled itineraries to sample on Vail Mountain.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Skiing + Snowboarding

Everything You Need to Know about Vail Mountain's Terrain Parks

From pint-sized rails to monster halfpipes.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

How to Use Vail Village as Your Mountain Basecamp

From where to park to must-hit ski runs, we map out everything you need to hack Vail Village like a pro.

12:00pm By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Party Pics

Party Pictures

Summer 2018's Party Scene in Photos

A visual recap of the season's hottest events.

12:00pm Photography by Holiday Cole

Style & Shopping

Fashion

Add Some Wattage To Your Winter Wardrobe with These Locally Sourced Illuminating Looks

Holiday 2018's feature fashion spread.

12:00pm Photography by George Barberis Styled by Eden Dawn