Skiing + Snowboarding

Everything You Need to Know about Vail Mountain's Terrain Parks

From pint-sized rails to monster halfpipes.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

How to Use Vail Village as Your Mountain Basecamp

From where to park to must-hit ski runs, we map out everything you need to hack Vail Village like a pro.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Outdoors

How to Hack, Navigate, and Most Importantly Ski Vail Mountain

With more than 5,200 acres and nearly 200 trails, tackling a mountain as big as Vail can be a tall order, unless you know a guy, or in this case a gal, who has the inside scoop.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Vibe

Vail's Most Prolific Arts Patrons Donate Their Private Collection to the Public

Kent and Vicki Logan built a valley home for one of the greatest collections of modern art in America; now they’re moving on—and giving it all away.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

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.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Person of Interest

Dorothy Hamill’s Back on Ice in Vail—and Loving Life in the Valley

Decades after securing a permanent podium position as America’s Skating Sweetheart, Dorothy Hamill takes a break at Dobson Ice Arena to talk about how she ended up living in a log house in Wolcott.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

The Valley's Firefighting Pinup

Selling like beefcakes: The 2019 Colorado Firefighter Calendar, featuring Mr. February, from Station 5 in Minturn.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Now Open in Eagle: The First Large-Scale Indoor Climbing Facility in the Central Rockies

Giving new meaning to the term "local's hangout."

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Take a Test Float in the Lodge at Vail's New Sensory Deprivation Tank

Need a respite from your dream vacation? Here’s how to experience an hour of oblivion, without the hangover.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Introducing Willy, Beaver Creek’s First Mountain Safety Dog

Beaver Creek's new mountain safety canine makes his debut.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Beyond the Hall of Fame

Honored with a new exhibit at the state’s snowsports museum, Warren Miller film star Chris Anthony shapes his legacy with a documentary that’s bigger than him—and all of us.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Skiing + Snowboarding

Vail and Beaver Creek Announce Early Openings

It's game on for the 2018/19 winter season.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Travel

Introducing Hotel Born, Denver's Hippest New Luxury Hotel

This boutique lodging option in the heart of LoDo is a weekend getaway must this off-season.

10/30/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Halloween

13 Spooky (and Festive) Ways to Celebrate Halloween

From late-night costume parties to trick-or-treating around Vail Village, our top picks for Halloween in the Vail Valley.

10/15/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Beer

Where to Find Locally Brewed Pumpkin Beer

Celebrate fall with a pint of the valley's own pumpkin-infused suds.

10/11/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Coffee

A Coffee Lover's Guide to the Vail Valley

From roasteries to craft coffeehouses, a comprehensive guide to drinking local in the Vail Valley.

10/10/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Wellness

Massages That Take Your Spa Experience to a Higher Level

Four CBD-infused rubdowns that give new meaning to high country R&R.

10/02/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Music

The Vilar's Underground Sound Series Rocks Beaver Creek This Fall

What offseason? Beaver Creek's Vilar Performing Arts Center keeps the party going with 7 shows throughout the fall.

09/18/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Autumn

6 Ways to Celebrate Fall in the Vail Valley

From prime trails for leaf-peepers to foliage-filled food and wine festivals—everything you need to celebrate the valley's brief, but spectacular autumn season.

09/04/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

What to watch

A Preview of Bravo! Vail's 2019 Season

Already dreaming of spending next summer on the lawn at Gerald. R. Ford Amphitheater basking in the sounds of the symphony? You're in luck—there's plenty (more) to look forward to for Bravo! Vail's 2019 season.

08/22/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth