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Vail 2017-10-01T17:51:30+00:00

Vail: The Ultimate Destination

Tickets, Weather, Terrain and Rentals

Vail is the pinnacle of ski resorts in North America

The premier mountain destination, Vail is consistently ranked, raved, and revered as the epicenter of skiing and snowboarding in North America. Spanning more than seven miles with over 5,200 acres of multi-faceted terrain, there really is no comparison.

Ski and board enthusiasts come from all over the world to experience Vail, Colorado’s massive network of trails and high-speed lifts, Blue Sky Basin’s rugged terrain, and the famous Back Bowls.

Nobody grooms more than Vail. In fact, Vail grooms the most terrain on the planet and more than most resorts have in their entirety. 29 snowcats see to it every day.

Facts and Stats

  • Base Elevation: 8,120 ft. – Summit Elevation: 11,570 ft. – Vertical Rise: 3,450 ft.
  • Number of Trails: 193. Longest Run: Riva Ridge = 4 Miles. Total Number of Lifts: 34

  • Front Side 1,678 Acres, 28% Beginner/Easiest, 32% Intermediate/More Difficult, 40% Expert/Most Difficult
  • Back Bowls 2,966 Acres, 13% Intermediate/More Difficult, 87% Expert/Most Difficult
  • Blue Sky Basin 645 Acres, 47% Intermediate/More Difficult, 53% Expert/Most Difficult
  • The largest snowmaking capabilities in the region

  • Ski and snowboard schools, tuning and repairs, overnight ski/board check

Equipment Rental

There are several shops in Lionshead Village that rent skis, snowboards, telemark and cross country equipment, snowshoes and helmets. Or, skis and boards can be fitted and delivered to your door through one of our preferred partners, Charter Sports, Ski Butlers or Black Tie Ski Rentals.

Vail Spa guests receive a 10% discount.
Click to reserve your gear or call 970-476-0882

Click to reserve your gear or call 970-476-0882

Vail Spa guests receive a discount.
Click to reserve your gear or call 888-295-9797

Vail Village

Vail Village is renowned for its dining and nightlife. Rated yearly as one of the top ski towns in North America, there is a reason people keep coming back to Vail. Vail Village has the feel of a European ski town with the all the modern amenities of an American village. With amazing art galleries, world-class dining, relaxing spas, 5-star lodging, well known shopping, and unmatched charm, Vail Village has something for everyone. For detailed information about Vail Village, make sure to visit the dining and shopping pages.

Lionshead Village

Lionshead has recently undergone an amazing transformation – the architecture is truly remarkable. With the addition of the Arrabelle and Vail Square, Lionshead is now the place to be. Not only is Vail Spa located in the heart of this charming ski village, but Lionshead has everything you’ll want and need on your Colorado vacation. The ease of the Eagle Bahn Gondola makes Lionshead the best place to access Vail Mountain. The village also boasts an ice skating rink, countless shops and restaurants, and all the spas and services you’ll need. Don’t miss this unforgettable part of Vail!