Editor's Note: The Ice Ages

Editor Ted Katauskas reflects on Vail's 60th Anniversary in his monthly welcome note

11/28/2022 By Ted Katauskas

Editor's Note

Water Dog

Swimming lessons from a four-legged friend

06/13/2022 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Village Talk

8 Great Reduced-Impact Waterfall Hikes

These eight great mountain hikes will take you to stunning waterfalls in and around Vail while helping preserve the valley’s most-traveled trails.

06/24/2021 By Ted Katauskas


Retro Fit

The collaborative, creative update of a vacation home in the Vail Valley enclave of Singletree results in a dazzling full-time family residence.

06/24/2021 By Ted Katauskas Photography by Kimberly Gavin

Village Talk

What to Know Before You Hit the Slopes

An insider's guide to skiing at Vail and Beaver Creek amid the pandemic.

01/05/2021 By Ted Katauskas Illustrations by Hayley Doshay

Village Talk

A Local Hyperbaric Chamber Is Setting Records and Changing Lives

A local rehab center introduces a specially designed high-altitude chamber to treat a range of serious conditions in the Vail Valley.

12/16/2020 By Ted Katauskas

Village Talk

Joel Gratz Can Help You Get a Spot on the Mountain

While ski resorts implement quotas, the CEO of OpenSnow.com helps people book a White Room reservation at Vail or Beaver Creek.

12/16/2020 By Ted Katauskas

Arts + Culture

The Vilar Finds a Way to Keep the Lights On

By hosting shows in an empty, or near-empty, theater, the Vilar sets the stage for a post-pandemic entertainment revival.

12/15/2020 By Ted Katauskas Photography by photos courtesy the Vilar


New Beginnings

Bridge Street's ambitious wine bar serves as an inspiration for an innovative next chapter being written in Vail, and beyond

07/02/2020 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Eat & Drink

Sweet Basil's Knockout Takeout

Vail Village’s hottest reservation outlasted the pandemic by serving quarantined diners an elegant alternative to takeout: three delivered DIY courses worthy of Gordon Ramsay

07/02/2020 By Ted Katauskas

This Just In

Welcome Back: Vail Farmers' Market & Art Show

The Vail Farmers' Market & Art Show returns to East Meadow Drive on Sunday (July 5); Reserve Now: A place at the market's Farm to Table Dinner Series, debuting July 10

06/30/2020 By Vailmag.com Staff

Editor Picks

Quarantine Routines

How do the editors of three mountain town magazines maintain sanity while sheltering at home in Aspen, Park City and Vail? Planting a window garden, escaping to nature, and splurging on bourbon.

05/19/2020 By Jane Gendron, Cindy Hirschfeld, and Ted Katauskas

Photo Essay

Skiing into an Apocalypse

A 100-mile backcountry ski tour is supposed to be life altering. What happens when the whole world changes while you’re away from it? Follow photographer Tim...

04/28/2020 Photography by Tim Romano Edited by Ted Katauskas


Stimulus Response

Want to do something good with that $1,200 federal emergency relief check? Treat yourself -- and invest in the future of your community -- by stocking your freezer with dishes prepared by a favorite local chef.

04/15/2020 By Ted Katauskas

Weekly Agenda

5 More Things To Do While Staying At Home

Beat the self-quarantine blues with our guide to a handful of fun (and good) things to do while sheltering in place

04/07/2020 By Ted Katauskas

Weekly Agenda

5 Things To Do While Staying At Home

Getting cabin fever while honoring the Governor's Stay At Home Order? Follow our weekly survival guide to staying sane, and helping your community, while sheltering in place.

03/31/2020 By Ted Katauskas

Editor's Note

Anniversary Issue

The real heroes on a powder day: Locals making a difference

02/07/2020 Edited by Ted Katauskas


Please, Be Careful Out There!

Advice for those who might tempt the fates outdoors, from the magazine's first-responder editor.

12/16/2019 By Ted Katauskas

Village Talk

Where to Find a Five-Course Dinner Served in a Gondola

The Blue Plate takes guests upon a culinary journey aboard the restaurant's new tasting gondolas.

11/12/2019 By Ted Katauskas

Editor's Note

From Here to Eternity

Words of caution from our first-responder editor: Don't underestimate a hike up Holy Cross.

06/07/2019 Edited by Ted Katauskas