Eat + Drink

4 Must-Try On-Mountain Dining Options

From Vail's most scenic fleet of DIY grills to the mountain's most upscale lunch.

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

Skiing + Snowboarding

Everything You Need to Know about Golden Peak

Vail's smallest base area is its quickest jumping off point to the powdery oasis of Blue Sky Basin.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Skiing + Snowboarding

How to Start (And Finish) Your Ski Day from Lionshead Village

We map out 12 perfect hours using Lionshead Village as your Vail Mountain basecamp.

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

Skiing + Snowboarding

How to Get a Taste of the Backcountry on Vail Mountain

Two powder-filled itineraries to sample on Vail Mountain.

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

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

Travel

How to Use Your Epic Pass to Visit Europe's Answer to the Vail Valley

Our editor's unforgettable sojourn to Beaver Creek's sister resort, and an almost encounter with Mikaela at the Bavarian mothership of Vail Village’s Sonnenalp Hotel.

11/12/2018 By Ted Katauskas

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

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

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

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: September 28-30

Restaurant Week kicks off around the valley—plus, a mountain bike festival and one last chance to cheers to Oktoberfest.

09/26/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: September 7-9

From Septemberfest in Eagle to Oktoberfest in Lionshead Village—our top picks to add to your weekend agenda.

09/06/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

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

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: August 24-26

A Vail Mountain trail run, cardboard boat regatta, and communal dining at Beaver Creek round out our top picks for this weekend's agenda.

08/22/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Outdoors

Digging Deep: A Look at The Leadville 100's Colorful Legacy

How a 100-mile "race across the sky" saved a town, and elevated the cachet of ultra-endurance cycling and running.

08/15/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: August 17-19

A Jerry Garcia tribute at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, country superstar Josh Turner at the Vilar, and two days of barbecue in Avon.

08/15/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: August 3-5

Two nights of music at the Vilar, a sprint up Vail Mountain's Berry Picker trail, and two days of open-air art at Beaver Creek propel us through this first weekend of August.

07/31/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Health & Wellness

3 Ways to Flow (For Free!) This Summer

Calling all yogis—a trio of options for getting your weekly yoga fix while working on your summer tan.

06/18/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Weekend

Four Dad-Approved Itineraries for Father's Day

On deck for dad this weekend: a beer and a haircut, steak flights and a tutu 2k race.

06/13/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff