20 January 2016
Then and Now
Grooming During Vail’s first few years, there were no grooming machines. Instead, teams “groomed” by doing the â€œVail Two-Stepâ€? (pictured here), earning them a lift ticket in exchange for their dance steps. Grooming has changed leaps and bounds since the ’60s, with new innovations to ensure world-class conditions. Vail boasts the most groomed terrain on ...
11 January 2016
Maximize your mountain experience at Vail with Epic Mix Time
Imagine this: you are having that picture-perfect day on Vail Mountain with bluebird skies, spectacular views of the Gore Range and Holy Cross, fresh snow and your family at your side, all while catching the very next chair going up the hill on nearly every chair lift you approach – getting you around the mountain ...
04 January 2016
Increased Weekly Grooming Acreage at Vail
At Vail Mountain this season, we have a goal of increasing the weekly grooming acreage by 2,000 acres per week. Historically, we have averaged between 7,000-9,000 acres per week of grooming, so we are aiming to boost that to 9,000-11,000 acres per week, an increase of 20 percent. Two years ago, Vail Mountain invested in ...