Happy Hour

Hotel Talisa Introduces a Fido Friendly Happy Hour

Hotel Talisa breaks out the biscuits for a creekside Yappy Hour that's pup-approved.

06/18/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Eat + Drink

A Beer Lover's Guide to the Vail Valley

A suds-soaked paean to the valley's four brewpubs, their two Vail Village tasting rooms, and three local taprooms where hops are tops.

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Person of Interest

The Dog Whisperer of Eagle County

For canine training guru Mark Ruark, obedience is the work of dogs. His job? Teaching humans how to be good bosses for their best friends.

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Village Talk

Your Backstage Pass to Bravo! Vail

A behind-the-curtain peek at how the Vienna sausage (a.k.a. the music) is made at Bravo! Vail

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

How to Hitch a Ride to Hanging Lake

A new permit system seeks to keep the masses from bespoiling the valley’s most-loved summertime oasis.

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Village Talk

Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Launches a New Mountain Bike Program

The valley’s winningest ski racing club switches gears with a new competitive mountain biking program.

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Village Talk

Eagle-Vail's Green Mile Gets a Retail Makeover

Will a cluster of chic entrepreneurial upstarts ignite an upscale retail renaissance for Eagle-Vail’s ganja-clouded commercial district?

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Vibe

A Public Art Project Banksy Would Love

Regional muralists add a splash of color to Vail Village’s summertime streetscape.

06/07/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Festivals

7 Ways to Play at This Year's GoPro Mountain Games

If you're looking to leave the sidelines during this year's GoPro Mountain Games, try one of these options to jump into the action.

05/30/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Hotels

The Chateau at Beaver Creek Unveils Swanky New Upgrades

One of the toniest places to stay in the Vail Valley goes big on a remodel.

03/29/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Health

A Local Biathlete's Championship-Worthy Fitness Regimen

The valley’s only home-grown biathlete sets his sights on Beijing, one step—and breath—at a time.

03/20/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Ski Luxe

A Peek at the Valley's Most Indulgent Mountain Amenities

From ski lockers on Bridge Street to the white glove treatment, and everything in between.

03/15/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

People

Meet the Vail Heli Guide Who Helped Pioneer the CBD Industry

After decades of guiding skiing and snowboarding legends in the wilds of Alaska, Vail-based heli guide Will Spilo is introducing CBD to pro athletes—and weekend warriors—as an alternative way to manage life's chronic aches and pains.

03/03/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Shelter

A Down-To-The-Studs Remodel Perfects a Beaver Creek Basecamp

A family of Denver skiers tailors a Beaver Creek townhome to suit their exacting definition of a user-friendly slopeside vacation home.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Kimberly Gavin

Outdoors

A Guide to the Valley's Ice Skating Rinks

A roundup of indoor and outdoor ice rinks from Vail Village to Beaver Creek.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

Two Uphill Itineraries to Add to Your Winter Bucket List

Cripple Creek Backcountry hosts a full moon skin on Vail Mountain—plus, an on-mountain interval workout led by a historic Everest climber.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

Two Paw-Powered Snowy Adventures

Where to get your Iditarod on in the Vail Valley

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

Vail's Bucket List Snowmobile Tour

Looking for a whole new way to feel the wind in your hair? Opt for a snowmobile tour with Vail Backcountry Tours.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

Everything You Need to Know about Ski Biking and Snow Tubing on Vail Mountain

Two new on-mountain adventures to add to your winter must-try list.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

Your Guide to Snowshoeing and Telemark Skiing in the Vail Valley

Home to 19 miles of trails and sitting at 9,840 feet above sea level, Beaver Creek's Nordic Center is your basecamp for snowshoeing and tele-skiing adventure.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth