Ski Luxe

A Peek at the Valley's Most Indulgent Mountain Amenities

From ski lockers on Bridge Street to the white glove treatment, and everything in between.

03/15/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

WINTER SPORTS

A Guide to Vail Mountain's Legendary Back Bowls

From Sun Down to Siberia, the quintessential insider's guide to skiing or riding all seven of Vail Mountain's Back Bowls in a single day.

03/15/2019 By Bevin Wallace

Village Talk

Spotted: Bode Miller on Vail's Swingsville

A ski racing legend blazes a new trail on handmade Italian skis

02/11/2019 By Ted Katauskas

Outdoors

A Guide to the Valley's Ice Skating Rinks

A roundup of indoor and outdoor ice rinks from Vail Village to Beaver Creek.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

Two Uphill Itineraries to Add to Your Winter Bucket List

Cripple Creek Backcountry hosts a full moon skin on Vail Mountain—plus, an on-mountain interval workout led by a historic Everest climber.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

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

Outdoors

Your Guide to Snowshoeing and Telemark Skiing in the Vail Valley

Home to 19 miles of trails and sitting at 9,840 feet above sea level, Beaver Creek's Nordic Center is your basecamp for snowshoeing and tele-skiing adventure.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

How to Have Your Best. Winter. Ever.

A dozen-plus dog-, horse-, and human-powered cold-weather adventures.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Jack Affleck

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

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: February 23-25

A winter triathlon, a fundraiser for MS, and the Talons Challenge get us through this final weekend of February.

02/22/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Skiing

A Day in the Challenge of a Lifetime

Skiing—and surviving—an alpine marathon that makes bombing down Beaver Creek Mountain feel more like climbing Everest.

02/09/2018 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Jack Affleck

Olympics

A Guide to the Valley's Homegrown Olympians

Want to root for the home team competing in PyeongChang? With nearly 30 young athletes with Vail Valley connections on Team USA's roster, here's who to watch at the 2018 Winter Games.

02/05/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

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

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: January 5-7

Must-dos for the first weekend of 2018: A free snowshoe tour, late-night music, a fundraising gala, and a community avalanche forum.

01/03/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Health

Prehab 101

You've heard of rehab, but according to the valley's one and only freelance athletic trainer, a steadfast preventative rehab routine might be the best way to get through the winter season injury free.

01/03/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

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

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: December 1-3

It's the first weekend of December, and everything from Birds of Prey to holiday markets are on the agenda.

12/01/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Ski Luxe

A Peek at Vail Resorts' On-Mountain Signature Clubs

Gourmet breakfast, slopeside clubhouses, spa services; the sky's the limit when your on-mountain experience is members only.

11/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

GIVE IT A REST

The Secret to Crushing Steeps? Plenty of Rest Between Runs

Legs feel like rubber after the first day of a weeklong ski vacation? The secret to staying strong on the hill is what you do—and don’t do—after you take off your boots.

11/17/2017 By Kelly Bastone Photography by Ryan Dearth