Mountain Living

The Science Behind Life in the 8,000-Foot Club

The 8,100-foot base area elevation of Vail and Beaver Creek puts our resorts in a rarefied-air coterie that includes six continents and 140 million people.

02/11/2019 By Daniel Shaw

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

Eat + Drink

5 Ways to Sip, Savor, and Sweat During Beaver Creek's Winter Culinary Weekend

From a first tracks breakfast pairing to après-ski luncheons, we dish on five must-do's to get your heart pumping during Beaver Creek's annual ode to food and wine.

01/16/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

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 4, Colorado Gives Day.

11/12/2018 By Georgia Perry

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

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

Giving Back

How One Local Restaurant Cooked Up Goodwill in the Caribbean

After Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, Vail's Larkspur Restaurant wanted to help. So, they flew down to the island and dished up meals for hungry locals.

05/30/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

To & From

Teslyne Offers a Stylish (and Sustainable!) Alternative for Travel to and from DIA

Introducing a new airport shuttle with a surprisingly affordable emissions-free mode of transportation that'll turn heads.

02/26/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

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

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

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

Deals

Fun & Free: Week of July 18

Our picks of the best free activities for the week, from concerts to movies to more.

07/18/2016 Edited by Tom Winter

Deals

Ski For Free

Last chance to sign kids up for free season passes.

05/27/2016 By Tom Winter

NEWS

Another Fine MESS

Out of Sochi’s spotlight, US Ski Team physicians race to save lives on Birds of Prey.

02/01/2014 By Ted Katauskas

BIKING

Breaking Away

The USA Pro Challenge, a slickly produced road race that's lured the world's top two-wheeled talent and thousands of cycling fans high into the Rockies the past two summers, spins into its third edition this August. Is this America's Tour de France?

06/01/2013 Photography by Stephen Lloyd Wood

VILLAGE TALK

Charless in Charge

Fireside with Jan Strauch, visionary of vertical grilling

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

VILLAGE TALK

Leaky Lake

The fractured tale of Avon's here-again, gone-again liquid asset

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

VILLAGE TALK

Powder Days, Ice Theaters, and Up-Hill Skiers

The valley's conduit to the snow gods, the coolest movie theater in Vail, a snow-sports competition for the Ritalin generation, the village's buff male mascot, and more.

02/01/2013 By Shauna Farnell, Stewart Oskenhorn, and Ted Katauskas

NEWS

Village Talk: Midwinter/Spring 2012

Beaver Creek serves up extra portions of World Cup races; valley women dominate alpine racing; Vail opens a fiftieth-anniversary gondola; Lionshead elevators take a load off; and more.

02/01/2012 By Andy Stonehouse and David O. Williams

VILLAGE TALK

All Fired Up

West Vail opens a deluxe fire station.

06/01/2011 By David O. Williams