Vail Ski Resort

Ski Area, Mountain, Lodge
555 E Lionshead Cir
Vail, CO 81657
(970) 476-5601
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm


  • Go to Vail Mountain and ride Cloud 9 in Blue Sky Basin. Reward yourself with a slice of pie at Vandetta's
  • "Want a challenge? Try skiing Forever in Sun Up Bowl.Non-stop if your thighs can handle it!" - Lindsey Vonn, Olympic Gold Medalist, US Ski Team
  • Home of Winter X Games 15 athletes Taylor Seaton and Chris Del Bosco, see how they do at Aspen January 27th- 30th, 2011
  • Ride the gondola to the top of the ski mountain and walk down amid colorful wildflowers, or for a more heart-pumping adventure, hike up the mountain and catch the gondola back down.
  • Free grill your own meat at the top on lift 4 outside the hut. Put a streak in your pocket and enjoy an amazing lunch on top of the mountain!
  • go big or go home
  • like nothing else on earth
  • the perfect mountain
  • "My favorite run here at Vail is Riva Ridge. - Lindsey Vonn, Olympic Gold Medalist, US Ski Team
  • renew your epic pass for 10/11
  • Ski the China Bowl or blue sky basin. Varied terrain for intermediate to expert skiers and wonderful views.
  • We like the Earl's Bowl back in the Blue Sky Basin. Trust us on this.
  • "Top beat the crowds tip: Try uploading via Chair 8 in Lionshead.Skiover to Chair 2 and then into Game Creek via Ouzo. It'll get you to the top fast and in style!" - Lindsey Vonn, US Ski Team
  • Vail Mountain is the largest single mountain ski resort at 5,289 acres. Suited for the advance skier (59% expert, 29% intermediate, 18% beginner), ranked #1 resort in the USA 14 times by SKI Magazine.
  • Always wear a helmet
  • Eagles nest for lunch. Cheaper and fewer children. Children ruin everything.
  • Fastest way to backbowls & blue sky basin .... Start at gold peAk! 16 to 10 to 14. You'll sAve at least 20 min v vail village or lions head start. But DONT share my secret! Think snow!
  • Back Bowls, Back Bowls, Back Bowls are sooo sweet for the entire family. Steeps on the sides, groomed runs down the middle. Perfect!
  • Photo challenge! Check out this Documerica photo of Vail's gondolas in 1974. Take a photo today and submit it to our State of the Environment Photo Project.
  • "My own personal favorite run at Vail is Red Square, but the most challenging here has to be Mudslide. Can you handle it?" - Abby Ghent, US Ski Team

Nearby places

Vail Mountain
536 E Lionshead Cir
Vail, CO 81657