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 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

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

Village Talk

A Groundskeeper's Bee Game

Eagle Ranch Golf Course is home to 18 holes of emerald bliss during the summer—and a thriving colony of honey bees.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Health

The Secret to Scultping the Ultimate Mountain Physique? Try the Firefighter's Workout

An average day on the job for an Eagle County firefighter? There really isn’t one—aside from hitting the gym every day.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: June 1-3

Fire up for the first weekend in June—the Bonfire Block Party rocks downtown Eagle for three days, plus a fondue dinner in Avon, and a Vail Village bar crawl.

05/30/2018 By Kathryn Norris

Datebook

Five to Try in June

Our Vail Valley must-do's this June? Everything from a weekend-long party in downtown Eagle to Bravo! Vail's 2018 season premiere, and of course, the GoPro Mountain Games

05/23/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: Memorial Day Edition

Your guide to Memorial Day weekend in the Vail Valley.

05/22/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff