Outdoors

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: Special Edition

How to get out and de-stress, while still being a good citizen.

03/18/2020 By Katie Coakley

Long Read

Pulling For A Cure

On February 21, Alison Reynolds will attempt ski across a frozen section of Norway that arcs just below the Arctic Circle. Her goal? To raise awareness of, and defeat, her daughter's rare genetic disease.

02/07/2020 By Kirsten Dobroth

Person Of Interest

Chris Jarnot's Final Run

After more than 30 years of service, Vail's recently retired operations director reflects on lessons learned overseeing one of the ski industry's most iconic mountains

02/07/2020 By As told to Kirsten Dobroth

Shelter

A Lake Creek Home That Paints a Portrait of the Landscape and a Colorful Past

The story behind a modern retreat on the banks of Lake Creek that's a retrospective on nature with a pedigreed past.

11/12/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Pepi Gramshammer: Aug 6, 1932–Aug 17, 2019

Forever

Lindsey Vonn, Chris Anthony, and other local celebs remember Pepi Gramshammer, a Vail legend who will be feted in a celebration of life at the Ford Amphitheater on Friday, Sep 20.

09/18/2019 By Katie Coakley

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

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

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

History

Remembering Pepi Gramshammer, A Vail Legend: Aug. 6, 1932 - Aug. 17 2019

Meet the legendary men and women (and one four-legged friend) who inspired the named runs of Vail and Beaver Creek.

02/11/2019 By Devon O'Neil

Vibe

Art History Meets the Bronze Age at a Groundbreaking Vail Village Gallery

Art meets history at Claggett/Rey Gallery, and celebrates those who made it.

02/11/2019 By Devon O'Neil

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

Person of Interest

A Taste of Old Vail at the Top of Bridge Street

Meet Simone Larese, proprietor of the Blü Cow Café, a Swiss hotdog stand steeped in the spirit of her pioneering parents.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

On Patrol with Echo, Eagle County’s Vociferous Canine Detective

Introducing the valley's crime-biting K9.

02/11/2019 By Devon O'Neil

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

Shelter

A One-Of-A-Kind Wine Vault in Beaver Creek Completes a Home

And cements a friendship.

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

Giving Back

50+ Local Charities to Remember on Colorado Gives Day

A do-gooder’s guide to honoring the work of local nonprofits on December 10, Colorado Gives Day.

11/12/2018 By Georgia Perry

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

Longreads

A Time-Traveling Adventure at One of the Last Working Ranches in the Valley

Bair Ranch still herds sheep, but lately it's been tending a more lucrative flock: Tourists seeking adventure.

06/08/2018 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Ryan Dearth

Village Talk

A Playground-Inspired Centerpiece for Avon's New Firehouse

That shiny red alternative fire pole at the center of Avon’s new Station 7? It’s all work, and no play.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth