Wet & Wild

Swimming

People and their pets have plenty of aquatic options.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Hiking/Biking

From e-bikes to lakeside hikes

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Camping

From cabins to yurts, rustic to glamping

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Fishing

The Vail Valley has an abundance of angling options.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Floating

Turtle Tubing offers a novel way to drift down the Upper Colorado.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Paddling

Canoes, SUP, kayaks, and more

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Summer Water Fun

A guide to the valley's most plunge-worthy rivers, rapids, lakes, streams, cascades, and pools

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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Rafting

From white-water rapids to family-friendly floats.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

Feature

Damned Canyon

Will climate change doom a 12-mile marvel of highway engineering and upend life for commuters in Eagle and Garfield counties?

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

Events

Concert Venues Are Amped for Summer

The valley’s signature spaces prepare for a cultural feast.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

New Venue for XTERRA Triathlon

After 12 seasons at Utah’s Snowbasin, the national championship for off-road endurance racing relocates to Avon.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

Resort and Town Confront the Fallout of a Terrible Year

This past winter marked a tipping point in the eyes of many locals.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Helps Olympian Recover

Following a horrific ski crash at the Winter Games, rehab is spelled H-B-O-T.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

The Fight Over Homestake Reservoir

A controversial proposal to expand the water supply pits environmentalists and recreationists against cities.

06/06/2022 By Devon O'Neil

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