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Vail Resort

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A glorious resort in the impressive line-up of Vail Resorts, If you are after a world class resort with an extensive 5,289 acres of varied terrain, then Vail is the place for you. There literally is something for everyone to experience, being a world class renowned resort the town also boasts high-end shops, restaurants, and accommodation. Vail is a resort that will appeal to all and don’t forget to take your credit card as there are so many great shops and art galleries.

 

RECOMMENDATION

Let the kids have fun at Adventure Ridge with mini snowmobiles to blast around on, or race the family at the tubing park – definitely a fun filled way to finish the day. For the non-skier and book lover, it is easy to fall in love with Verbatim bookstore.



FACTS & STATS



 
Base Elevation

BASE ELEVATION


2,475 metres / 8,120 feet

Peak Elevation

PEAK ELEVATION


3,527 metres / 11,570 feet

Vertical Rise

VERTICAL RISE


1,052 metres / 3,450 feet

Annual Snowfall

ANNUAL SNOWFALL


879 centimetres / 346 inches

trails

TRAILS


193

Lifts

LIFTS


33

Skiable terrain

SKIABLE TERRAIN


2,140 hectares / 5,289 acres

Season

SEASON


November to April



ACCOMMODATION


 

VAIL RESORT

Vail's Mountain Haus at the Covered Bridge

★★★★

A great option for families right in the heart of Vail Village and only a few minutes walk to the ski slope. Rooms are spacious and you are in the perfect spot yet removed enough to take in Vail's apres or to explore the shops and galleries. Rooms cater from studios through to four bedrooms..

 
VAIL RESORT

Tivoli Lodge

★★★★

A fabulously 66 roomed boutique hotel only minutes walk to Gondola One and located in Vail Village. Many of the rooms feature a village or mountain view with a cosy fireplace to relax in front of at the end of the day. All rooms have a microwave and a mini fridge. With an onsite restaurant, ski valet and apres bar Tivoli Lodge is a favourite among many. Bed configurations do vary so please contact us for more information.

Features: Free Wi-Fi/ Hot tubs/ Fitness room/ Complimentary apres drinks and cookies/Communal laundry/ Ski Valet/ Restaurant

VAIL RESORT

Vail Mountain Lodge

★★★★

A classic charming boutique lodge with just 20 hotel rooms and 7 condominiums. Onsite is the Lodge's own restaurant Terra Bistro which includes a complimentary daily buffet breakfast and their own version for apres "Appy Hour" with half price appetisers. The Vail Mountain Lodge offers a friendly relaxed atmosphere only a stroll away from the slopes and shops of Vail. Rooms range from lodge rooms to three bedroom condominiums.

Features: Complimentary Breakfast/ Ski Concierge/ Spa/ Fitness Facilities/ Hot Tub/ Steam Room/ Saunas/ Restaurant

 
VAIL RESORT

Antlers at Vail

★★★★

Named the Best Ski Hotel for Families, a stay at Antlers at Vail has plenty to offer. Located on Gore Creek in Lionshead and just minutes away from Vail’s Lionshead Gondola.

Features: Ski Valet/Free Wi-Fi/Complimentary GoPro Loaner Cameras/Complimentary Bike Rentals/Free Snowshoe Rentals in Winter/Free Shuttle to Grocery Store

VAIL RESORT

Vail Racquet Club

★★★★

The Vail Racquet Club Mountain Club offers exceptional value to anyone on a budget. Just a short 10-minute shuttle ride to the resort centre and skiing.

Features: Fully Equipped Kitchen/ Full Access to Private Club, Pool & Fitness Center/ Free Wi-Fi in Public Areas

 


ACTIVITIES


Ski and Snowboard Tours

Complimentary Mountain Ski & Snowboard Tours

Locals provide a fabulous 2-hour complimentary service showing any intermediate and above skier or snowboarder around Vail Mountain.

Where: Game Creek Desk adjacent to the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola and from the top of Gondola One at the Mid-Vail Ski School desk.

When: 10.30am (It is recommended you arrive at 10.15am as you will be required to fill out a liability release form).

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Blue Sky Basin Tour

The Blue Sky Basin tour recommended for High level intermediate and above skiers and boarders.

Where: Henry’s Hut across from Patrol Headquarters (PHQ) at the top of Chair 4

When: 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday and Friday, Please arrive at Henry’s Hut by 10:45 to sign a release form.

Adventure Ridge Tubing

Adventure Ridge & Tubing

This is held in a snow park the size of a football field on top of the mountain. The family food favourite Bistro Fourteen is also there. Ski bikes, kids snowmobiles, tubing lanes are just some of the fun activities available to do.You can buy tickets from Adventure Ridge Ticket Office starting at 11:30 a.m.



GETTING THERE


  • LOCATION
  • 157kms from Denver

  • CLOSEST AIRPORT
  • Denver Airport or Eagle Airport

  • TRANSFER
  • 2.5hrs to Denver Airport or 30 mins to Eagle Airport

  • CAR HIRE
  • Yes from Denver Aiport

  • FLIGHT
  • Fly to Los Angeles or San Francisco and connect with a domestic flight to Denver Airport.

    Please note there are several options available for flights. There are alot of stopover options that can be arranged. Flights into Eagle Airport are not as regular as flights going into Denver and are usually more expensive. Contact us today at infoski@hot.co.nz



OTHER SKI RESORTS IN COLORADO

Aspen MountainAspen Snowmass  Beaver Creek  Breckenridge  Copper Mountain  Keystone  Vail

OTHER SKI RESORTS IN THE USA

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HeavenlyNorthstar
UTAH
Canyons (Park City)
WYOMING
Jackson Hole

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