VAIL RESORT GUIDE

Vail
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Mountain Guide
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Vail Mountain Resort Overview


Vail offers a wide variety of terrain and fun for families, extreme skiers, snowboarders, newcomers and everyone in between. All of this is conveniently located ~2 hours west of Denver International Airport. With more than 190 trails, a Front-side alone that has more ski area than most major resorts and 7 back bowls (8 including Game Creek), plan to spend several days. 


Vail averages nearly 30 feet of snow annually (370 inches) with an average base depth of more than 45 inches, and plenty of powder all season long (all that while enjoying ~300 days of sunshine). The Epic Pass provides unlimited access (5 days for an adult to breakeven) and the Epic Local provides up to 10 days per season (only 4 days for an adult to breakeven). Vail’s leading teaching program offers group and private lessons with global instructors for all levels. Vail has 3 main base villages, all are pedestrian friendly and offer ski in ski out access. Vail Village offers a vibrant après ski season, fine dining and regularly hosts events. Getting around is easy.

Snow Reliability

Snow-Making & Grooming

Ski School