Drink

The Best Bars of Vail & Beaver Creek

What can possibly top a powder day in the Back Bowls or Royal Elk Glade? Après at a village bar; follow our guide to 24 places that are the toast of the town.

02/09/2018 By Kelly Bastone Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

Top Stories

Skiing

A Day in the Challenge of a Lifetime

Skiing—and surviving—an alpine marathon that makes bombing down Beaver Creek Mountain feel more like climbing Everest.

02/09/2018 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Jack Affleck

Drink

The Best Bars of Vail & Beaver Creek

What can possibly top a powder day in the Back Bowls or Royal Elk Glade? Après at a village bar; follow our guide to 24 places that are the toast of the town.

02/09/2018 By Kelly Bastone Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

Shelter

Marriage By Design

One couple’s quest to build a house—and a practice—that redefines the contemporary mountain home as architectural art.

02/09/2018 By Reilly Capps

Vibe

A Visiting Artist on Bridge Street Adds Color to the Landscape of Local Events

Manitou Springs painter David Gonzales takes up residence in Vail Village, and colors the local landscape.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Health

A Singletrack Champion's Year-Round Fitness Regimen

How does a pro mountain biker prepare for summer racing in winter? By hitting the weights, doing the wheel, cycling on snow, and winning the occasional Fat Bike World Championships.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Vibe

A Visiting Artist on Bridge Street Adds Color to the Landscape of Local Events

Manitou Springs painter David Gonzales takes up residence in Vail Village, and colors the local landscape.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Best of Vail

Drink

The Best Bars of Vail & Beaver Creek

What can possibly top a powder day in the Back Bowls or Royal Elk Glade? Après at a village bar; follow our guide to 24 places that are the toast of the town.

02/09/2018 By Kelly Bastone Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

Eat & Drink

Dine

Colorado Cuisine Meets Old World Elegance on Gore Creek

Hotel Talisa’s signature restaurant debuts a symphony of European Alpine classics, flavored with a contemporary Colorado accent.

02/09/2018 By Kelly Bastone

Health & Wellness

Health

A Singletrack Champion's Year-Round Fitness Regimen

How does a pro mountain biker prepare for summer racing in winter? By hitting the weights, doing the wheel, cycling on snow, and winning the occasional Fat Bike World Championships.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Home & Real Estate

Shelter

Marriage By Design

One couple’s quest to build a house—and a practice—that redefines the contemporary mountain home as architectural art.

02/09/2018 By Reilly Capps

News & Profiles

Village Talk

Hats Off to Lindsey and Mikaela

Vail's two golden girls launch their own lines of personalized headgear.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Welcome

Where Everybody Knows Your Nickname

With the winter season in full swing, it's time to belly up to our Midwinter issue.

02/09/2018 By Ted Katauskas

Village Talk

The Man Behind the Map

Meet the Empire State cartographer who renders Vail Mountain's trails.

02/09/2018 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

One Local's Mission to Fund the Valley's Olympic Future

A local Nordic wunderkind whose friends and neighbors bootstrapped his shot at Sochi pays it forward with a nonprofit chartered to fund Olympic dreams.

02/09/2018 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

A Playground-Inspired Centerpiece for Avon's New Firehouse

That shiny red alternative fire pole at the center of Avon’s new Station 7? It’s all work, and no play.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

The Colorful History of Skiing's Most Eccentric Means of Downhill Travel

Jonathan Hritz helped pioneer the almost-sport of monoskiing. But nearly 35 years after Vail banned his weird contraption from the Back Bowls, he still doesn’t understand what all the fuss was about.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

A Historic Family Ranch Hits the Market

With the sale of Nottingham Ranch, the scion of the family that homesteaded Beaver Creek and Avon contemplates the end of an era.

02/09/2018 By Devon O'Neil

Outdoors

Skiing

A Day in the Challenge of a Lifetime

Skiing—and surviving—an alpine marathon that makes bombing down Beaver Creek Mountain feel more like climbing Everest.

02/09/2018 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Jack Affleck

Party Pics

Out + About

The Season's Parties in Pictures

When that guy who wrote and sings "I'll Be" wowed the crowd in Lake Creek? We were there, and you'll be too, with our photographic recap of the hottiest parties of summer and fall.

02/09/2018 Photography by Holiday Cole