Health

Prehab 101

You've heard of rehab, but according to the valley's one and only freelance athletic trainer, a steadfast preventative rehab routine might be the best way to get through the winter season injury free.

01/03/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Mountain Living

A Peek Inside Vail's New Luxury Hotel

At long last, Hotel Talisa takes the wraps off its $60 million makeover of the Vail Cascade.

12/04/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Ski Porn

Warren Miller Entertainment Debuts Its Latest Ski Film at Beaver Creek

"Line of Descent" makes its Vail Valley debut at the Beav's Vilar Performing Arts Center over the weekend.

12/01/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Cheers!

Three Cocktails to Create (and Consume) This Holiday Season

Looking to impress friends and family with your at-home bartending skills? Our local mixology masters at Lost Identity Beverage Co. share recipes for a trio of signature cocktails (and mocktails!) just in time for the holiday season.

11/24/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Ski Luxe

A Peek at Vail Resorts' On-Mountain Signature Clubs

Gourmet breakfast, slopeside clubhouses, spa services; the sky's the limit when your on-mountain experience is members only.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

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.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Luxury

The Valley's Most Exclusive Dining Experiences

From sleigh-rides to on-mountain oases to private dining rooms, and everything in between.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Ski Luxe

The Valley's Most Upscale Lodging Options

From luxe master suites to mountainside penthouses; a peek at some of Vail and Beaver Creek's swankiest home-away-from-homes.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Ski Luxe

A Peek at the Valley's Most Luxurious Forms of Transportation

While free bus services to and from Vail Mountain and the Beav’ qualifies as a luxury for most locals, there’s always an option for those looking for—and lucky enough to afford—a more dignified way to get from Point A to Point B.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Winterfest Wonderland

Vail Village's Annual Tribute to Winter is a Family Affair

Paper-lantern making workshops, a giant ice theater, and a parade down Bridge Street marks Vail's annual Winter Solstice celebration.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

PAPER MAIDEN

Modern Art Rooted in the Middle Ages, Created in Eagle County’s Oldest Town

From her Red Cliff studio, artist Helen Hiebert creates a paper-filled world.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Pyramid Theme

A Historic Vail Village Home Gets a 21st Century Restoration

A historic A-frame in the heart of Vail Village gets a makeover worthy of the US president and Spanish king who stayed there, and the Texas oilman who built a home that put Vail on the world map.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Kimberly Gavin

Skiing

Ski Cooper Celebrates 75 Years

Want to ski in the tracks of a 10th Mountain veteran? Skip Riva Ridge and head up the highway to a historic resort where the lifts started turning out soldiers in 1942.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Ski Luxe

A Top Shelf Tour of the Vail Valley

From in-room doggy massage to a diamond worth more than a penthouse at the Ritz: a behind-the-scenes look at a resort town where anonymous luxury is de rigueur.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Karl Wolfgang

Skiing + Snowboarding

New Season, New Upgrades at Vail and Beaver Creek

Vail Resorts continues its perpetual push for the latest and greatest with new lifts, more beginner access, and a brand new après-ski space at Vail and Beaver Creek resorts.

11/03/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Mountain Living

The Valley's Most Expensive Airbnb Rentals

Ever wonder what the upper echelons of short-term rentals at the Beav and Vail go for per night during the peak of winter? So did we.

10/27/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Offseason

Five Deals We're Loving This Fall

From alpine and backcountry ski swaps to 2-for-1 local whiskey: A local's guide to shoulder season bargains.

10/18/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Locals We Love

Introducing A Made-in Minturn Stylish (and Sustainable) New Fashion Label

Born over the course of a trip overseas, Vela Apparel is the newest business that the valley can claim as its own.

10/18/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Curbside Appeal

The Artful Touch Behind Vail's New Roundabout

Word on the street is that the town's newest traffic pattern is more than just an efficient cut through — it's also a work of art.

10/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Cinema

America's Highest Drive-In Theater* Extends Its Season

The valley's drive-in move theater looks to fall, with spooky screenings throughout the month of October, and plans for an indoor venue set to open in November.

10/09/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth