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Vail Ski Resort

 

Front Side

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Back Bowls

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Vail Mountain Ski Resort

Get to know each face of this mountain. The Front Side alone boasts more than 127 "real" trails, with virtually every type of terrain including 989 acres of beginner and intermediate slopes and the Golden Peak Terrain Park. Then there's the legendary Back Bowls. Stretching more than six miles wide and offering an unparalleled powder paradise. And for a true adventure experience, Blue Sky Basin. 645 acres of natural, gladed terrain - nestled more than 2 miles into the wilderness. Away from the sights and sounds of civilization - allowing access to sheer solitude.

Our snowboarding terrain park is rated #5 Snowboarding Resort in North America in the Transworld Snowboarding Annual Resort Guide Survey and FREEZE Magazine.

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Places to Stay & Fun Things to Do

High Canyon Adventures @ Bair Ranch link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
Between Glenwood Canyon and Vail. Cabins and Vacation Homes on 5,500 acres. Adventures: horse rides, ATV tours, winter SnowCat tours. Bair Ranch a mountain wedding destination. Abundant Wildlife!

General Skiing Information


Season Opening Date: November 18, 2016
Season Closing Date: April 16, 2017
Vertical Rise: 3,450 ft.
Terrain: 5,289 acres
Number of Trails: 193
Longest Run: 4 miles (Riva Ridge)
Trails:

  • green beginner symbolBeginner - 18%
  • blue intermediate symbolIntermediate - 29%
  • black diamond advanced symbolAdvanced - 53%

Terrain Parks: 3 (Golden Peak, Bwana & Pride), 1 Superpipe
Annual Snowfall: 370 inches
Lifts: 33 Total (2 Gondolas, 18 High-Speed Quads, 1 Quad, 2 Triples, 1 Double & 9 Surface)
Lift Capacity: 51,781 skiers/hour

Facilities

Base Elevation: 8,120 ft.
Summit Elevation: 11,570 ft.
Map Location: Northwest F-11

More Activities & Information

Vail Area, Colorado includes: Avon, Beaver Creek, Eagle, Minturn, Wolcott



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