02 July 2014

Vail Submits Proposal to Expand Racing and Training Terrain at Golden Peak and Donates Land for New Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Clubhouse

Vail Resorts, announced today that it has submitted a proposal to expand Vail Mountain’s race and training terrain at Golden Peak. The proposal, which is subject to U.S. Forest Service approval, includes increasing the size of Vail Mountain’s operational boundary by 68 acres to allow for approximately 41 acres of additional trails, three surface lifts and new snowmaking infrastructure. With these improvements, 760 vertical feet would be added to the venue, providing 1,570 vertical feet of racing and training terrain across approximately 68 acres. 
26 June 2014

Vail Mountain’s New Kids Zip Line, Additional Hiking and Biking Trails Open, and Evening Operations Now Open

Vail, Colo. – June 26, 2014– Evening summer operations started today, Thursday, June 26, at Vail Mountain, one of the largest ski resorts in the world. Every Thursday through Saturday throughout the summer season, the Eagle Bahn Gondola will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. for access to evening activities at Adventure Ridge and dinner at Bistro Fourteen and Game Creek Restaurant.
24 June 2014

Summer FAC Returns to Vail with Live Music from Town Cavalry on Friday, June 27

It’s officially summer in the Rockies and this Friday, June 27 at Vail Mountain marks the start of the resort’s signature FAC (Friday Afternoon Club) at Eagle’s Nest with live music from Town Cavalry. 
12 June 2014

Vail Mountain Moves to Daily Summer Operations and Opens More Hiking and Biking Trails on Friday, June 13

Vail Mountain, one of the largest ski resorts in the world, opens for daily summer operations and activities – including scenic rides and bike hauls on Gondola One and the Eagle Bahn Gondola – on Friday, June 13 beginning at 9 a.m. Daily operations continue through Monday, Sept. 1.

10 June 2014

Vail Mountain Cleanup Scheduled for Tuesday, June 17

VAIL, Colo. – June 10, 2014 –The U.S. Forest Service and Vail Mountain invite community volunteers to the annual mountain cleanup, scheduled for Tuesday, June 17. Volunteers will receive a single-day lift ticket voucher for the 2014-2015 winter ski and snowboard season and will be treated to a complimentary barbeque lunch, compliments of Vail Resorts. 
03 June 2014

UPDATED HOURS: Vail Mountain Opens for Opening Weekend Summer Operations and Activities on Friday, June 6

Vail, Colo. – June 3, 2014– Vail Mountain, one of the largest ski resorts in the world, opens for opening weekend summer operations on Friday, June 6 beginning at 9 a.m. Gondola One in Vail Village and the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead will operate for weekend scenic rides, June 6-8, until daily summer operations begin on Friday, June 13. Evening operations begin Thursday, June 26.
13 May 2014

Eagle County Employees at Vail and Beaver Creek Selected to Participate in Vail Resorts Epic Volunteers Program

This spring and summer eight employees of Vail, Beaver Creek, and Colorado Mountain Express (CME) are participating in Vail Resorts Epic Volunteers program. Started in 2013 as a part of Vail Resorts Echo, Epic Volunteers developed from employee requests to have more robust volunteer opportunities. As a result, the program now provides up to 50 Vail Resorts employees each year with 40 hours of paid time off to volunteer for the charity of their choice, anywhere in the world.

18 April 2014

Vail Mountain Announces Summer 2014 Operation Dates

Even with a few days of the 2013-2014 winter ski and snowboard season left to go, Vail Mountain is already gearing up for summer and announced today the resort’s summer operating dates.
29 August 2013

A Helicopter Flies In Towers for Vail’s New Mountain Top Express Lift (#4)

The towers for Vail Mountain’s new, six-passenger chairlift to replace the Mountain Top Express Lift (#4) were flown in and set early Wednesday morning with the help of Timberline Helicopters’ Kaman K-Max helicopter.
19 August 2013

Vail’s Friday Afternoon Club Features Live Music from Bluzilla Aug. 23

Bluzilla returns for their third performance of the summer, bringing live music to Vail Mountain’s Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) at Eagle’s Nest on Aug. 23 beginning at 4 p.m. This Friday is also the last chance for guests to enter to win Shock Top’s free giveaway, a Yeti mountain bike. A winner will be drawn that evening.