Skiing

Vail Resorts Expands its Reach to Telluride

The ski industry behemoth announces some (more) sweet perks for Epic Pass holders starting next season.

01/30/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Skiing

Meet Grifen Moller, the Valley's Homegrown Freeride World Tour Athlete

The Edwards local punched his ticket to Hakuba— and Kicking Horse, Vallnord-Arcalís, and Fieberbrunn— where he'll represent the United States at big mountain skiing's premier event.

01/22/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: January 12-14

From dancing with the stars to disposing of that rug you cut to celebrating the XX chromosome's day on the hill: What to do this weekend.

01/12/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Ski Porn

Warren Miller Entertainment Debuts Its Latest Ski Film at Beaver Creek

"Line of Descent" makes its Vail Valley debut at the Beav's Vilar Performing Arts Center over the weekend.

12/01/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

home girl

At Home With Lindsey Vonn

Fresh off a bronze in her last Olympic appearance for downhill, Lindsey Vonn contemplates being the greatest ski racer of all time from her five-bedroom mountain contemporary in East Vail.

11/17/2017 By Devon O'Neil

Skiing

Ski Cooper Celebrates 75 Years

Want to ski in the tracks of a 10th Mountain veteran? Skip Riva Ridge and head up the highway to a historic resort where the lifts started turning out soldiers in 1942.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Golden Opportunity

Golden Peak's Olympic Training Ground

Golden Peak's Olympic investment pays off for more than just the valley's hometown heroes.

11/17/2017 By Geoff Mintz

Tearing Down the house

A New Home for Ski Club Vail

After 40 years, Ski Club Vail’s lovable, laughably dilapidated Golden Peak HQ gets the $25 million makeover it deserves.

11/17/2017 By Geoff Mintz

olympic hopefuls

Seven Local Athletes and Their PyeongChang Winter Games Odds

With the Winter Olympics just around the corner, we ranked our local Olympic hopefuls' chances of making the podium.

11/17/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Skiing + Snowboarding

New Season, New Upgrades at Vail and Beaver Creek

Vail Resorts continues its perpetual push for the latest and greatest with new lifts, more beginner access, and a brand new après-ski space at Vail and Beaver Creek resorts.

11/03/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: November 4-5

The first weekend of November finds an ode to Harry Potter, stand up comedy in Eagle, and a backcountry ski swap on the agenda.

10/31/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Locals We Love

The Valley's Longest Lived Dentist Conquers Kilimanjaro

After countless seasons of triple-digit ski days, 88-year-old Dr. Fred Distelhorst conquers a new mountain, and perhaps a record in the process.

07/26/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Backcountry

Belly Up to the Valley's Go-To Outlet for All Things Backcountry

Looking for the perfect backcountry setup? Lionshead's backcountry store offers one-stop shopping for gear, education, and local brews to wash it all down.

03/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Locals We Love

Backcountry Visions with the Founders of White Room Adventures

Kelli and Kreston Rohrig talk backcountry education, and the future of the culture surrounding avalanche safety in the Vail Valley.

02/20/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Skiing + Snowboarding

Resorts and Retailers Look to the Ladies for Skiing's Next Big Spending Demographic

When it comes to planning - and spending - on ski vacations, women wear the Gore-Tex bibs in the family.

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Skiing + Snowboarding

Will a Dream Lift Network Someday Span the Vail Valley?

While other resorts covet the vast, fast lift infrastructure at Vail and Beaver Creek, locals imagine a chairway to heaven: an aerial public transit network linking both villages and backcountry terrain from East Vail to Eagle-Vail.

02/10/2017 By Tom Winter Illustrations by Matthew Billington

Skiing + Snowboarding

Backcountry Itineraries for Skiers That Prefer Man-Power to Motor

Three dream backcountry itineraries that will keep you smiling, lift or not—assuming you are equipped for, and capable of, an out-of-bounds challenge.

02/10/2017 By Tom Winter Edited by Kirsten Dobroth Illustrations by Matthew Billington

Outdoors

Backcountry Skiing and Snowshoeing on Vail's Namesake Pass

Options abound for exploring Vail Pass, but few modes of transportation are more rewarding than your own two feet.

02/10/2017 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Skiing

One Amazing Weekend in Vail

What is it like for someone to win an all expenses paid weekend to the Vail Valley? We followed Megan Lamb's Instagram feed to find out.

12/28/2016 Photography by Megan Lamb

Vibe

Vail Mountain Through the Lens of Legendary Filmmaker Roger Brown

A documentary captures the magic that makes the mountain.

12/27/2016 By Stewart Oksenhorn