Weekly Planner

Vail Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: February 17-19, 2017

Charitable causes, uphill races, and concerts galore are all on this weekend's to-do list.

02/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Laugh Out Loud

A Q&A With Comedian Paula Poundstone

A funny phone coversation with the HBO star, author and cat hoarder before her Feb 16 performance at the Vilar.

02/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Shelter

A Peek Inside a Walden Pond-Inspired Mansion

The most expensive home in the valley takes its inspiration from Henry Thoreau’s ascetic cabin in the woods.

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ric Stovall

Skiing + Snowboarding

Resorts and Retailers Look to the Ladies for Skiing's Next Big Spending Demographic

When it comes to planning - and spending - on ski vacations, women wear the Gore-Tex bibs in the family.

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Meet the Bagel Lady of Vail Village

Visiting from the East or West Village? Vail Village's very own bagel lady has got your boiled-then-baked fix.

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Local History

A Lasting Tribute to Vail's Founder

Will Vail founder Pete Seibert finally earn a permanent place on the podium of local history?

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Health

How One Endurance Athlete Stays Fit by Swimming through the Winter

The key to a world champion off-road triathlete’s success? A pre-dawn winter workout in an outdoor lap pool.

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Skiing + Snowboarding

Backcountry Itineraries for Skiers That Prefer Man-Power to Motor

Three dream backcountry itineraries that will keep you smiling, lift or not—assuming you are equipped for, and capable of, an out-of-bounds challenge.

02/10/2017 By Tom Winter Edited by Kirsten Dobroth Illustrations by Matthew Billington

People

Women's Ski Pioneer Makes First Tracks on the Hill and in the Sports World

Extreme skier Kim Reichhelm returns to Vail this January for her on-mountain ski clinics. We chatted with her about shattering the ice-cold ceiling of a male-dominated sport, and coaching women to make their own first tracks.

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Valentine's Day

One Fine Valentine

Where to find the sweetest deals for your sweetheart on February 14.

02/08/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Health

Getting the Upper Hand on the Winter Blues

From cozy reads to calming rubdowns, we've scoured the valley for ways to keep grounded throughout the winter.

02/05/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Super Bowl Sunday

Where to Find the Biggest Screens for the Big Game

Can't miss Sunday's game? These prime Super Bowl spots will have it streaming front and center.

02/03/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Coffee Culture

How to Pull the Perfect Espresso Shot

We asked the team at Color Coffee Roasters how to pull the perfect espresso shot. Their response? High quality beans, consistency, and a whole lot of science.

01/31/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Weekly Planner

Vail Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: January 27-29

Brewery beats and backcountry education all have a place on this weekend's itinerary.

01/24/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

Get to Know Your Local Avalanche Forecaster

With our peaks once again covered in snow, we chatted with Vail and Summit County's avalanche forecaster about his daily routine, and for some insight into analyzing the Colorado snowpack.

01/18/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Dine

New Items on the Menu for Beaver Creek's Winter Culinary Weekend

Beaver Creek's signature culinary event pairs on-mountain activities with a full line-up of food and drink.

01/16/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Dine

Leadville’s Backcountry Restaurant Invites Diners to Sup and Sleep

An evening of wining and dining at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse wouldn't be complete without a stay at the backcountry restaurant's sleeping yurts.

01/10/2017 By Jeff Dick Edited by Kirsten Dobroth

Arts + Culture

Kick off the New Year with a Classic Vail Itinerary

Check out some of the Vail Valley's most classic happenings for the New Year.

01/05/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Skiing

The Skadi Ski Festival is a Unique Opportunity for Female Skiers

From the latest gear just for women to customized instruction, Skadi gets ladies of all abilities on the snow and having fun.

12/09/2016 By Kirsten Dobroth

Skiing + Snowboarding

Buses, Planes and Trains: New Travel Options Across Ski Country are Perfect for Powder Days

Avoid icy highway mayhem and relax with these great alternatives to getting to the slopes in time for first chair.

11/27/2016 By Tom Winter Edited by Kirsten Dobroth