Winter Fashion

Fire & Ice

The season's hottest skiwear fashion, subdued with cool jewels.

12/02/2022 Styled by Britta Briscoe


Glenwood Glory

A historic restoration attempts to recapture the lost grandeur of the Hotel Colorado

06/13/2022 By Sarah Chase Shaw


A New End-of-season Music Festival Makes A Splash On Golden Peak

Powabunga adds a new soundtrack, and rallying cry, to Vail Mountain's World Pond Skimming Championships

02/07/2020 By Kirsten Dobroth

Eat + Drink

Vail Village’s Groundbreaking Wine Bar Makes a Bold Move to Bridge Street

Root & Flower cultivates a bigger space in Vail Village’s culinary DNA.

11/12/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Charles Townsend Bessent

Locals We Love

Mr. Munich

Meet Helmut Fricker, the lederhosen-wearing, alpenhorn-blowing, yodeling, accordion-playing heart and soul of Vail's annual Oktoberfest festival.

09/04/2019 By Katie Coakley


Everything You Need to Know about Ski Biking and Snow Tubing on Vail Mountain

Two new on-mountain adventures to add to your winter must-try list.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth


A Pop-Up SoulCycle is Coming to Vail Village

For two weeks, and two weeks only.

12/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth


Bridal Couture Comes to Bridge Street

La Vallée Bridal sets up shop in Vail Village.

07/25/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

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


We’re Number Four!?

A welcome from our editor.

11/29/2016 By Ted Katauskas

Skiiing + Snowboarding

Vail Resorts' Investment Brings New High-Speed Lift, Lodging Renovations, and More

The most noticeable improvement for the 2016-17 ski season in the Vail Valley? A shiny new high-speed chairlift.

10/25/2016 By Tom Winter

Skiing + Snowboarding

Ski Season Opening Date Roundup

We know you want to slide down snow-covered mountains. Here’s when you can do that.

10/11/2016 Edited by Tom Winter

Events, Deals and Happenings

The Agenda: Week of September 12

Where to go, what to do and the events you won't want to miss this week in the Vail Valley.

09/13/2016 Edited by Tom Winter


The Valley's Greatest Lakes

Where to swim, paddle and relax in the high country.

06/13/2016 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Real Estate

Vail Village/Lionshead

Life in the center of everything.



The GoPro Mountain Games Make a High-Flying and Hard-Charging Return to Vail Village

The GoPro Mountain Games makes its 17th annual stop in Vail, marking the largest celebration of adventure sports in the country, and the official start to summer in the valley.

06/06/2016 By Tom Winter Edited by Kirsten Dobroth


Fun & Free

Our weekly pick of fun + free activities.

06/06/2016 Edited by Tom Winter


Great Lakes: Best For Long Hikes

The best places to bike, hike, paddle and boat this summer.



Great Lakes: Best For Backpacking

For overnight camping, these are the lakes that make the trip worth it. Take a tent and extra food, because you won't ever want to go home.

06/01/2016 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Village Talk

Summertime Thrills at a Revamped Adventure Ridge

Vail Resorts makes a bit bet on the future with alpine coasters, canopy tours, and ecology education.

06/01/2016 By Kimberly Nicoletti