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Lionshead Real Estate

Centrally located at the base of Colorado's ski mecca, Lionshead boasts the convenience, comfort, and variety of a quintessential alpine village.

12/15/2020

Live Here Now

East and West Vail Real Estate

These communities along the outskirts of bustling Vail Village combine proximity to the ski town's action and enough separation to relax.

12/15/2020

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

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

Locals We Love

A Fond Farewell to Vail's Pioneering Physician

After nearly a half-century of serving Vail Village, Dr. Jack Eck hangs up his stethoscope and calls it a career.

07/29/2020 By Anastasia Hufham

Photo Essay

Lens of History

Two days after the pandemic closed Vail Mountain in mid-March, the Town of Vail hired a photographer to create a visual archive of how local life looked after the resort emptied of guests, and those who remained adapted to a new normal.

07/14/2020 By Dominique Taylor Photography by Dominique Taylor

Welcome

New Beginnings

Bridge Street's ambitious wine bar serves as an inspiration for an innovative next chapter being written in Vail, and beyond

07/02/2020 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Family Fun

A Dozen Things to Do This Summer

Many signature summer events may have taken a pandemic-year hiatus, but there's still plenty of fun to be had under our high-country sun.

07/02/2020 By Devon O'Neil

Longreads

Who Will Save This Animal?

As more and more vacation homes, hikers and mountain bikers crowd out native species, are we pushing to extinction the natural world we came here to embrace?

07/02/2020 By Kelly Bastone

Snapshot

The Town of Vail's Pandemic Photo Project

When the pandemic arrived in the valley, the Town of Vail put a local photojournalist to work. Here's a snapshot of how, and why, the resort town's is documenting history as it's being made.

07/02/2020 By Vailmag.com Staff

Good Deeds

Vested Interest

The story behind a police dog's new ballistic vest: A gift from an Eagle resident that honors a first responder's sacrifice on 911.

06/10/2020 By Anastasia Hufham

Buying Local

Debuting June 12: An Avon Farmer's Market

On Friday, Ein Prosit will partner with local businesses, artisans, and produce purveyors to host a weekly farmer's market in Avon.

06/02/2020 By Vailmag.com Staff

Valley Strong

Feeding Eagle County's Hungry

Local restaurants idled by the pandemic provide meals for out-of-work locals who need help feeding their families.

05/26/2020 By Anastasia Hufham

Be Mine

5 Perfect Dates

From spa specials to a backcountry ski tour—five ways to spoil that special someone.

02/11/2020 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Local Nonprofits

Heart of Vail

A president's daughter finds a national audience for Starting Hearts' campaign to increase awareness of sudden cardiac arrest, and equip the public with lifesaving tools and skills

02/07/2020 By Kirsten Dobroth

Backcountry Safety

Surveying Risk Takers in East Vail's Avalanche Zone

Over the past decade, the number of resort skiers tackling the avalanche-prone terrain of East Vail has increased dramatically. One local backcountry safety guru has made it her life's work to save them from themselves.

02/07/2020 By Devon O'Neil

Long Read

Pulling For A Cure

On February 21, Alison Reynolds will attempt ski across a frozen section of Norway that arcs just below the Arctic Circle. Her goal? To raise awareness of, and defeat, her daughter's rare genetic disease.

02/07/2020 By Kirsten Dobroth

Ski History

Landmark Status

A family-owned skier cafe at the top of Bridge Street reinvents a legendary space, and recollects Vail Village's humble beginnings

02/07/2020 By Devon O'Neil