Olympic Hopefuls The valley's ski racing prodigy contemplates her Olympic debut.

In this issue:

Best of Vail


Meet Our Local Slalom Superstar

We take a look back at our first encounter with Mikaela Shiffrin, the girl next door who just might be the world's best skier. Ever.

11/01/2013 By Kelly Bastone

Eat & Drink


Four Meals to Warm Body and Soul

These cozy and comfortable venues are close to nature and the slopes.

12/20/2016 By Shauna Farnell


Fall is Truffle Season and Vail's Left Bank is Where to Find Them

When it comes to highfalutin fungus, one Vail restaurant proves that there is no substitute for Europe’s über tuber.

11/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas


Season's Eatings

A Diner's Guide to cold-weather hot spots that serve up the essence of winter

11/01/2013 By Amanda Rae

Health & Wellness


Head Med

Take it from your local traumatic-brain-injury specialist: a helmet, like a seat belt, can save your life. But only if you’re wearing it when you hit the slopes.

11/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell

Home & Real Estate


Three Lofts Reworked by one of Vail's Best Designers

One of the valley’s most in-demand designers brings style, ingenuity, and a knack for problem-solving to a trio of penthouses in Beaver Creek, Vail, and Manh...

11/01/2013 By Cindy Hirschfeld

News & Profiles


Father’s Son

Nordic ski racer Sylvan Ellefson talks about the shoulders he’s ridden on his quest for a berth on the 2014 Sochi Olympic team.

11/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas


Olympics or Bust

They may not be racing in Sochi come February, but these three local US Ski Team athletes are all gunning for South Korea in 2018—mostly on their own dime.

11/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell

Style & Shopping

Village Talk

The (Mostly) True Story Behind Vail’s Most Coveted Souvenir

Who in the world would want a manhole? Lots of people, apparently.

12/27/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas


Pretty in Pink: Holiday Slope Style

Mixing and matching the season's ski trends for looks that will stop them in their tracks.

11/01/2013 Photography by Brent Bingham Styled by Shelly Safir Marolt