Feature

How Long Will Edwards Have to Wait for Affordable Housing?

An innovative idea comes up against zoning and fears of development despite a debilitating housing crunch in the Vail Valley.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Feature

Mikaela Shiffrin Faces the Competition with Mom by Her Side

The two-time Olympic champion and her mother press on toward Beijing 2022 despite the untimely death of Eileen's husband and Mikaela's dad, Jeff.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Brent Bingham

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

Village Talk

Local Vail Moguls Champs Are Hometown Besties, Too

The 2022 Winter Olympics hopefuls and friends got their starts at Ski & Snowboard Club Vail and have risen together. Plus: other local Beijing hopefuls.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

Inside SSCV's Clubhouse, the World's Best Ski Techs Work

At Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, ski techs pull long winter nights tuning the skis of local pros, in part with the Ferrari of tuning machines.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

A Hungry Skier’s Guide to Vail Village’s Best Breakfasts

On-the-go skiers can fuel up with these quick and tasty bites to fuel their adventures on the mountain..

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

Vail's New E-Vehicle Service Takes Big Rigs off the Streets

The pilot program to deliver supplies to local businesses helps clear the roads—and the air—in pedestrian-focused Vail Village.

12/03/2021 By Devon O'Neil and Kyle Zinkula

Village Talk

McCoy Park's New Runs Are Perfect for Beginner Skiers

The learning-focused experience, a junior cousin to Vail's Back Bowls, is a purpose-built proving ground for novice skiers at Beaver Creek.

12/03/2021 Edited by Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

A Playground for Thrill-Seeking Next-Gen Vacationers

A members-only adventure club helps the new Gravity Haus Vail hotel become a community resource and champion of outdoor fun.

06/24/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

The Vail Valley Becomes an (Ad)Venture Capital

Vail’s newest demographic of movers and shakers are tech and finance CEOs with global influence, steering their businesses from the heart of ski country.

06/24/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Person of Interest

Emotional Rescue for a Vail Mountain Rescue Group Veteran

Scott Sutton, a Vail Mountain Rescue Group veteran, raises funds on a mental health awareness hike to benefit himself and other first responders.

06/24/2021 By Devon O'Neil

Hiking

Overcrowding on Colorado's Most-Popular Fourteener

What’s to be done about the perennial mob of peak-baggers overwhelming Quandary Mountain, and the state's other iconic summits?

07/14/2020 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Ryan Dearth

Cycling

Must-Try/Must-Buy Local E-Bikes

While the pandemic put the brakes on many entrepreneurial endeavors, two local e-bike businesses are coasting on a surge in sales

07/02/2020 By Devon O'Neil

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

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

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

Longreads

The Last Fugitive: Vail's Connection to America's Most Wanted Eco-Terrorist

Twenty-one years after seven environmental extremists set Vail Mountain ablaze, only one is still at large. What happened to Josephine Sunshine Overaker?

11/12/2019 By Devon O'Neil Illustrations by Michael Byers

Outdoors

12 Heavenly Hikes in the Holy Cross Wilderness

From mutli-day out and backs to picturesque alpine loops—everything you need to know about a dozen of Eagle County's best backcountry hikes.

06/07/2019 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

How Not to Become a Statistic on Holy Cross

Mysteries, tragedies and near-misses, plus 6 backcountry safety tips for summiting the county's lone 14er.

06/07/2019 By Devon O'Neil

Outdoors

How to Summit Eagle County's Lone 14er

Everything you need to know about hiking Mount of the Holy Cross.

06/07/2019 By Devon O'Neil