Outdoors

This Summer's Must-Do: Hiking the Holy Cross Wilderness

There’s a lot more to explore in the Holy Cross Wilderness than its namesake pinnacle: 164 miles of gloriously lonely trails, and two-dozen thirteeners where you’ll find tranquility—and may not even see another soul.

06/07/2019 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Top Stories

Eat + Drink

A Beer Lover's Guide to the Vail Valley

A suds-soaked paean to the valley's four brewpubs, their two Vail Village tasting rooms, and three local taprooms where hops are tops.

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Fashion

Hues of Blue to Heat Up Your Summer Wardrobe

The valley’s outdoor music scene revolves around bluegrass, classical, and jazz, but denim hues define festival-season fashion.

06/07/2019 Styled by Shelly Safir Marolt Photography by Jeff Nelson

Shelter

The Making of Knapp Ranch

Instead of building yet another mountain-modern vacation home, publishing magnates Bud and Betsy Knapp built a homestead in Edwards dedicated to preserving the past.

06/07/2019 By Sarah Chase Shaw

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Arts & Culture

Village Talk

Your Backstage Pass to Bravo! Vail

A behind-the-curtain peek at how the Vienna sausage (a.k.a. the music) is made at Bravo! Vail

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Vibe

A Public Art Project Banksy Would Love

Regional muralists add a splash of color to Vail Village’s summertime streetscape.

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Best of Vail

Eat + Drink

A Beer Lover's Guide to the Vail Valley

A suds-soaked paean to the valley's four brewpubs, their two Vail Village tasting rooms, and three local taprooms where hops are tops.

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Outdoors

This Summer's Must-Do: Hiking the Holy Cross Wilderness

There’s a lot more to explore in the Holy Cross Wilderness than its namesake pinnacle: 164 miles of gloriously lonely trails, and two-dozen thirteeners where you’ll find tranquility—and may not even see another soul.

06/07/2019 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Eat & Drink

Dine

Summer's Best Farm-To-Table Dinners

Wolcott’s aspirational alfresco restaurant has yet to receive a Michelin star, but it shines every night with millions more.

06/07/2019

Home & Real Estate

Shelter

The Making of Knapp Ranch

Instead of building yet another mountain-modern vacation home, publishing magnates Bud and Betsy Knapp built a homestead in Edwards dedicated to preserving the past.

06/07/2019 By Sarah Chase Shaw

News & Profiles

Person of Interest

The Dog Whisperer of Eagle County

For canine training guru Mark Ruark, obedience is the work of dogs. His job? Teaching humans how to be good bosses for their best friends.

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Village Talk

Eagle-Vail's Green Mile Gets a Retail Makeover

Will a cluster of chic entrepreneurial upstarts ignite an upscale retail renaissance for Eagle-Vail’s ganja-clouded commercial district?

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Events

The Ultimate Vail Valley Datebook

18 can't-miss summer events in Vail and Beaver Creek

06/07/2019 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Outdoors

Outdoors

How Not to Become a Statistic on Holy Cross

Mysteries, tragedies and near-misses, plus 6 backcountry safety tips for summiting the county's lone 14er.

06/07/2019 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

How to Hitch a Ride to Hanging Lake

A new permit system seeks to keep the masses from bespoiling the valley’s most-loved summertime oasis.

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Village Talk

Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Launches a New Mountain Bike Program

The valley’s winningest ski racing club switches gears with a new competitive mountain biking program.

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Outdoors

12 Heavenly Hikes in the Holy Cross Wilderness

From mutli-day out and backs to picturesque alpine loops—everything you need to know about a dozen of Eagle County's best backcountry hikes.

06/07/2019 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

How to Summit Eagle County's Lone 14er

Everything you need to know about hiking Mt. of the Holy Cross.

06/07/2019 By Devon O'Neil

Party Pics

Out + About

The Winter Season's Parties in Photos

A photographic recap of the season's hottest events from the 2018/19 winter season.

06/05/2019 Photography by Holiday Cole

Style & Shopping

Fashion

Hues of Blue to Heat Up Your Summer Wardrobe

The valley’s outdoor music scene revolves around bluegrass, classical, and jazz, but denim hues define festival-season fashion.

06/07/2019 Styled by Shelly Safir Marolt Photography by Jeff Nelson