24 March 2014

Vail To Host “Gold Rush” Welcome Home Celebration For Olympic Champion Mikaela Shiffrin March 28 at Championships Plaza

VAIL, Colo. – March 21, 2014 – Residents and guests of the Vail Valley will have the unique opportunity to welcome home their newest Olympic champion Friday evening, March 28, as the Vail Valley Foundation, the Town of Vail and Vail Resorts host the “Gold Rush” celebration for Mikaela Shiffrin.  The free event is slated to get underway at 5:00 p.m. at the newly-renamed Championships Plaza in the heart of Vail Village.
18 March 2014

Vail Ski & Snowboard School to Host Kids Rail Jam in Lionshead, Wednesdays through April 16

VAIL, Colo. – Month 18, 2013 – TheVail Ski & Snowboard School will host a kid’s rail jam on Wednesdays through April 16 from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. in Lionshead next to the Born Free Express Lift (#8). The introductory park and rail clinic is free to kids on skis or snowboards and included instruction from Vail’s ski and snowboard pros. Kids from age three to 15 will learn the fundamentals of how to tackle their first rail slide or receive tips on maneuvering on a rail or other terrain park feature. 
13 March 2014

World Pond Skimming Championships Presented by Red Bull Set to Close out the 2013-2014 Winter Season at Vail

VAIL, Colo. – March 13, 2014 – The World Pond Skimming Championships presented by Red Bull return to Vail Mountain’s Golden Peak base area for the 12th year on Sunday, April 20, 2014. Skimmers from far and wide will gather in Vail to test their buoyancy on Lake Golden Peak for the chance at the title of 2014 World Pond Skimming Champion and the grand prize – an Epic Pass for the 2014-2015 season, a pair of Liberty Skis, and a Helly Hansen base layer. 
28 February 2014

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, STS9 and Steel Pulse to Headline Spring Back to Vail 2014

Vail Mountain, one of the largest ski resorts in the world, announced today that Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, STS9 and Steel Pulse will headline the Spring Back to Vail concert series, wrapping up the 2013-2014 ski and snowboard season. All concerts are free and open to the public as part of Spring Back to Vail, the largest end-of-season party including après parties and giveaways throughout the villages and more than 5,200 acres of spring skiing and snowboarding on the mountain. 

16 December 2013

Elizabeth Howe Named Senior Director, Vail Mountain Operations

Vail Mountain, one of the largest ski resorts in the world, announced today the appointment of Elizabeth Howe to the position of senior director, mountain operations.

12 December 2013

Portions of Vail’s Legendary Back Bowls Open for the 2013-2014 Winter Season

VAIL, Colo. – Dec. 12, 2013 – Vail Mountain, one of the largest ski resorts in the world, today opened portions of terrain its legendary Sun Up and Sun Down bowls and the High Noon Express Lift (#5). With the addition of this terrain, skiers and snowboarders now have access to more than 2,000 skiable acres of terrain accessible by 19 lifts.
10 December 2013

Vail’s Snow Daze Celebration is Underway!

Vail Mountain, one of the largest ski resorts in the world, kicks off the annual Snow Daze celebration this week. Celebrate on the more than 1,400 acres of skiable terrain by day, enjoy après parties throughout the villages in the afternoon and evening, and free live concerts on Friday and Saturday night in Ford Park. 

29 May 2013

Vail Resorts to Operate Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah

BROOMFIELD, Colo.—May 29, 2013—Vail Resorts today announced that the Company has entered into a long-term lease with affiliate companies of Talisker Corporation for Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah. Under the lease, Vail Resorts has assumed all of the resort operations of Canyons while Talisker has retained its development rights for four million square feet of real estate at the resort.