Happy 40th Beaver Creek!

Celebrating four decades at America’s family resort, in words and pictures Epic bowls, a guide to the region's hot housing market, where to eat, and how to stay safe while having fun

In this issue:

Best of Vail

Feature

Celebrating Beaver Creek’s 40th Season

From Wild West cattle ranch to the Tiffany’s of ski resorts, the Beav never strayed too far from its roots.

12/15/2020 By Devon O’Neil

Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink

Great Meals on the Go in the Vail Valley

Seven ways to eat out deliciously while staying at home

12/22/2020 By Kelly Bastone

Eat & Drink

How to Dine Out During Covid

Restaurateurs reinvent the dining room for pandemic times.

12/22/2020 By Kelly Bastone Photography by Dominique Taylor

Health & Wellness

Village Talk

A Local Hyperbaric Chamber Is Setting Records and Changing Lives

A local rehab center introduces a specially designed high-altitude chamber to treat a range of serious conditions.

12/16/2020 By Ted Katauskas

Home & Real Estate

Live Here Now

Singletree/Homestead Real Estate

01/05/2021

Live Here Now

Gypsum Real Estate

12/15/2020

Live Here Now

Eagle/Eagle Ranch Real Estate

12/15/2020

Live Here Now

Cordillera/Wolcott/Red Sky Real Estate

12/15/2020

Live Here Now

Lake Creek Real Estate

12/15/2020

Live Here Now

Edwards/Arrowhead Real Estate

12/15/2020

Live Here Now

Eagle Vail Real Estate

12/15/2020

Live Here Now

Avon Real Estate

12/15/2020

Live Here Now

Wildridge/Mountain Star Real Estate

12/15/2020

Live Here Now

Vail Village Real Estate

12/15/2020

Live Here Now

Lionshead Real Estate

12/15/2020

Live Here Now

East and West Vail Real Estate

12/15/2020

Real Estate

Live Here Now: Vail Valley Real Estate Guide 2021

From East Vail to Gypsum, the essential guide to Vail Valley real estate

12/15/2020

News & Profiles

Arts + Culture

The Vilar Finds a Way to Keep the Lights On

By hosting shows in an empty, or near-empty, theater, the Vilar sets the stage for a post-pandemic entertainment revival.

12/15/2020 By Ted Katauskas Photography by photos courtesy the Vilar

Person of Interest

Mike Duffy's Mission Is to Save Lives

The snowmobile safety instructor teaches thousands of riders each year how to avoid avalanches.

12/15/2020 By as told to Devon O’Neil Photography by Scott Bellow

Outdoors

Vail's Back Bowls

Locals Dish on the Best of the Back Bowls

It’s hard to pick a favorite, but …

01/04/2021 Illustrations by Matty Newton

Village Talk

Four Ways to Have a Blast without a Ski Pass

Let sleighs, dogsleds, and snowmobiles do all the work.

12/21/2020 By Bevin Wallace

Village Talk

Rent Your Own Personal Mobile Ski Lodge

Stay safe and socially distant—but bring your own hot cocoa.

12/16/2020 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Village Talk

If Your Downhill Plans Have Been Dashed, Head Uphill Instead

No lift ticket? No problem. Plenty of options still exist for getting on the mountain.

12/16/2020 By Bevin Wallace

Village Talk

Joel Gratz Can Help You Get a Spot on the Mountain

While ski resorts implement quotas, the CEO of OpenSnow.com helps people book a White Room reservation at Vail or Beaver Creek.

12/16/2020 By Ted Katauskas

Feature

Vail's Back Bowls Take You Above the Worries of the World

Vail’s Back Bowls

12/15/2020

Vail's Back Bowls

Everything You Need to Know About the Back Bowls

A guide for newbies and experts alike

12/15/2020 By Bevin Wallace

Vail's Back Bowls

Where to Refuel When Hunger Strikes

These on-mountain joints offer tasty bites in Covid-safe conditions.

12/15/2020

Feature

Vail's Back Bowls Will Take You Above the Worries of the World

Make this epic snowscape your pandemic powder day destination.

12/15/2020 By Bevin Wallace

Feature

Five Must-Ski Trails at Beaver Creek

Don't miss these top runs for advanced to expert skiers.

12/15/2020 By Devon O’Neil

Style & Shopping

Style Counsel

The Best New Gear for Guys

Own the slopes with this season's most formidable performance gear.

12/15/2020 Photography by Courtesy Photos

Style Counsel

Turn Heads on the Trails with These Hot Pieces

From a Lichtenstein-inspired bomber jacket to luxurious, fleece-lined, waterproof leather mitts, our season picks from Vail Village boutiques are for the mountain diva who dominates the downhill with functional style.

12/15/2020 Photography by Courtesy Photos