Best of Kin

Best Apres-Ski Treats at Vail and Beaver Creek

From Beaver Creek's storied Cookie Time to Vail's Revely revelry, the fun gets ramped up when the lifts start slowing down.

12/03/2021 By Whitney Skylar

Best of Kin

Meet the Resort Mascots

Mountain safety is their mission, but these pups bring canine celebrity to Vail and Beaver Creek.

12/03/2021 By Whitney Skylar

Best of Kin

Best Luxury Cabins at Vail and Beaver Creek

There's only one on-mountain overnight getaway at both Vail and Beaver Creek, but you'll want to splurge on these heavenly retreats.

12/03/2021

Best of Kin

Best Long Run at Vail and Beaver Creek

When you want to ski downhill for seemingly ages without pausing to find a lift, try these classic trails at Vail and Beaver Creek.

12/03/2021 By Whitney Skylar

Person of Interest

Meet the New Boss of Vail Resorts

Kirsten Lynch, the former chief marketing officer who helped shape Epic Pass, is the ski industry giant's first female CEO.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Feature

Five Must-Ski Trails at Beaver Creek

Don't miss these top trails for advanced to expert skiers at Beaver Creek in the Vail Valley.

12/15/2020 By Devon O’Neil

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: December 14-16

Vail Snow Days, ugly sweater parties, two shows at the Vilar, brunch with Santa, and more!

12/10/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Weekly Agenda

The Agenda: Week of November 21

Thanksgiving festivities, a future blues hall-of-famer, après ski for real, and the opportunity to tap into your inner artist are the events you won't want to miss this week.

11/19/2016 By Tom Winter

Weekly Planner

The Agenda: Week of November 14

A watery presentation, Breck and Keystone opening days, and delicious beer pairings at Crazy Mountain make this an exciting week in the Vail Valley.

11/15/2016 By Tom Winter

Skiiing + Snowboarding

Vail Resorts' Investment Brings New High-Speed Lift, Lodging Renovations, and More

The most noticeable improvement for the 2016-17 ski season in the Vail Valley? A shiny new high-speed chairlift.

10/25/2016 By Tom Winter

GREAT BIKE RIDES

Explore Cycling Heaven in the Vail Valley

There's no end to the biking options in the valley—the hardest part is knowing where to start. We've mapped out some of the best routes for riding on-road or...

06/01/2011 By Stephen Lloyd Wood

SKIING

An Insider's Guide to Vail's Legendary Back Bowls

How to avoid the crowds, find powder and get the most of your day in Vail's Back Bowls.

02/01/2011 By Stephen Lloyd Wood

OVER THE TOP

The Valley's Most Stunning High Country Hikes

From meadows to mountains, fields to streams, we break down nine of the best Vail Valley hikes, including beginner jaunts for families with kids, ghost town explorations, and heart-pumping hills.

06/01/2010 By Joy Overbeck

RESTAURANTS

Alfresco at Altitude

An insider’s guide to outdoor lunching in Vail Village, Lionshead, Beaver Creek, Arrowhead, Avon and Edwards.

06/01/2010 By Tom Boyd