Skiing + Snowboarding

The Seductive and Dangerous Terrain of East Vail

Skiers and snowboarders flock to East Vail’s lift-accessible backcountry terrain in part because it’s unpatrolled and unregulated, but in the name of public safety, should—and can—anyone limit the risks people take on these avalanche-prone steeps?

02/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil

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Born in the Valley

From skiwear to custom snowboards and from hot sauce to a bottle of rum: your yo-ho-ho, go-to guide to 32 must-have homegrown brands

02/01/2015 By Kelly Bastone

Person of Interest

From Everest to Edwards

A Nepalese transplant talks about guiding in the Himalaya, living on $1,000 a year and why our local mountains make him feel at home.

02/01/2015 By Ted Katauskas

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Arts & Culture

Arts + Culture

A Down-To-Earth Vail Valley Cowboy is an Unlikely Fine Artist

Professional rodeo and contemporary art collide in one of Vail's most unusual locals.

12/13/2016 By Reilly Capps

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Skiing + Snowboarding

The Seductive and Dangerous Terrain of East Vail

Skiers and snowboarders flock to East Vail’s lift-accessible backcountry terrain in part because it’s unpatrolled and unregulated, but in the name of public safety, should—and can—anyone limit the risks people take on these avalanche-prone steeps?

02/01/2015 By Devon O'Neil

Health & Wellness

Village Talk

Short Circuit

Three revved-up workouts that are anything but routine

02/01/2015 By Shauna Farnell

Home & Real Estate

Home Story

A Renovated East Vail Abode

How one local real estate couple weathered 14 years in a dilapidated duplex, then reinvented it with lessons learned from the mountain market.

02/01/2015 By Julie Comins Pickrell Photography by Kimberly Gavin

News & Profiles

Article

Born in the Valley

From skiwear to custom snowboards and from hot sauce to a bottle of rum: your yo-ho-ho, go-to guide to 32 must-have homegrown brands

02/01/2015 By Kelly Bastone

Person of Interest

From Everest to Edwards

A Nepalese transplant talks about guiding in the Himalaya, living on $1,000 a year and why our local mountains make him feel at home.

02/01/2015 By Ted Katauskas

Village Talk

Golden Ticket

A fifth-generation Candymaker uses a chairlift to churn sales of chocolate

02/01/2015 By Ted Katauskas

Village Talk

Dance Dance Revolution

Vail Mountain’s one-of-a-kind, two-mile-high discotheque

02/01/2015 By Reilly Capps

Village Talk

Minturn's Historic Spot for Backyard Fun

When Vail was in its infancy, Minturn’s family-run resort was where locals learned to ski; the resort's now gone, but Meadow Mountain is still where locals play.

02/01/2015 By Reilly Capps

Village Talk

Predicting Powder Days with Joel Gratz

Want to know when you should book your ski vacation to maximize chances for snow? Ask Joel Gratz, master of ski county’s fickle microclimate.

02/01/2015 By Ted Katauskas

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Powder Hound

A welcome from our editor

02/01/2015 By Ted Katauskas