Geared for Adventure

Mountain Biking at Minturn Bike Park

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06/25/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Geared for Adventure

Mountain Biking on Meadow Mountain

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06/25/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Feature

Geared for Adventure: Mountain Biking in the Vail Valley

Our home offers up a smorgasbord of mountain biking with a variety of trails, rides for all skill levels, and a strong community of avid cyclists.

06/24/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Geared for Adventure

This Season's Ultimate Mountain Biking Gear

Plus, where to buy, rent, learn, and more in the Vail Valley

06/24/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Geared for Adventure

Mountain Biking in Eagle

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06/24/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Geared for Adventure

Mountain Biking at West Avon Preserve

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06/24/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Geared for Adventure

Mountain Biking at Beaver Creek

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06/24/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Geared for Adventure

Mountain Biking in West Vail

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06/24/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Geared for Adventure

Mountain Biking on Vail Mountain

Use this singletrack seeker to find the ride for you, whatever your preference.

06/24/2021 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Editor Picks

Quarantine Routines

How do the editors of three mountain town magazines maintain sanity while sheltering at home in Aspen, Park City and Vail? Planting a window garden, escaping to nature, and splurging on bourbon.

05/19/2020 By Jane Gendron, Cindy Hirschfeld, and Ted Katauskas

Dine

Bridge Street's Culinary Ode to the Alps

Almresi, a newcomer to Vail Village's storied dining scene, dishes up traditional Bavarian-inspired fare in one of Vail's most storied spots.

02/10/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Outdoors

Before You Hit the Trails, Play it Safe

Hiking in the mountains requires a few extra considerations. Before setting out, especially on the valley’s most challenging trails, take these factors into account.

10/10/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

Purpose Driven

Trails for those who like a mission when they go hiking.

10/10/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

The Vail Valley's On Mountain Escapes

Vail and Beaver Creek aren’t just for skiing — it’s time to break out the hiking boots and hit the best resort trails.

10/10/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

Seven Hikes to Satisfy Your Labor Day Weekend Hiking Needs

Three different kinds of treks to check off before the summer (officially) comes to an end.

10/10/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Zach Mahone Edited by Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

A Guide to the Valley's Most Iconic Trails

The Vail Valley offers an escape for every type of backcountry wanderer. Whether your goal is bagging a peak, trekking to a high-alpine lake, exercising Rover, or conversing with a babbling creek, an endless summer of happy trails awaits.

10/10/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld Photography by Zach Mahone

Style Counsel

Gear Up + Get Out

The best high-performance gear for your summer adventures.

06/01/2016 Edited by Cindy Hirschfeld

Welcome

The Aspen Versus Vail Debate Continues

There's no place like Vail. Even if you are from Aspen.

06/01/2016 Edited by Cindy Hirschfeld

HOME DESIGN

A West Vail Family Compound Gracefully Blends New and Old

A family compound that housed three generations bridges a divide between old and new.

02/01/2014 By Cindy Hirschfeld

HOME DESIGN

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