Vail Skiing and Snowboarding Terrain / Mountain Stats

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Vail Terrain

The Back Bowls – Vail Mountain's seven legendary Back Bowls feature vast expanses of open terrain for the intermediate to expert level skier or snowboarder. Enjoy wide turns in endless snowfields, dip into the trees and explore bumps, cliffs and steeps amongst more than 3,000 acres of terrain.

Blue Sky Basin – Blue Sky Basin is the outer-most area of Vail Mountain with the hub, Belle's Camp, at the top of the Skyline Express Lift (#37), flanked by Pete's and Earl's bowls. Skiers and snowboarders will note the area's distinct backcountry feel, including a variety of moguls, glades, cliffs and ridges.

The Front Side: Like the other two faces, Vail’s Front Side has something for everybody. The Front Side offers 127 marked runs as well as all three terrain parks. Choose to cruise down the powder-filled blues next to the Mountaintop Express or challenge yourself to the four-mile long Riva Ridge. Whatever your level, Vail's Front Side will keep you entertained throughout your stay.

Vail Snowboarding

Halfpipes: 1
Tarrain Parks: 3

Vail's 500' superpipe in Golden Peak is home to the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships. A variety of medium to larger jibs, rails and hits are scattered throughout the Golden Peak, Bwana and Pride terrain parks each designed to flow into the next section.

Vail Mountain Stats

Mountain Terrain
Summit 11,570 Ft / 3,527 M
Base 8,120 Ft / 2,475 M
Vertical 3,450 Ft / 1,052 M
Acres 5,289 Ac / 2,140 Hc
Annual Snow 366" / 930cm
Longest Run: 21,120 Ft / 6,437 M
18%
29%
53%
Trails: 193
Night Skiing? No
Nordic Skiing? Yes
Heli/Cat Skiing? No
Mountain Biking? Yes
Lifts Season/Hours
High-Speed 6: 1
High-Speed 4: 15
Quads: 1
Triples: 3
Surface: 3
Gondolas: 2
Other: 6
Capacity (per hr): 60,681
Season:
From 11/22/2014 to 4/20/2015
Sunday: 9-3:30
Monday: 9-3:30
Tuesday: 9-3:30
Wednesday: 9-3:30
Thursday: 9-3:30
Friday: 9-3:30
Saturday: 9-3:30
Mountain
Summit 11,570 Ft / 3,527 M
Base 8,120 Ft / 2,475 M
Vertical 3,450 Ft / 1,052 M
Acres 5,289 Ac / 2,140 Hc
Annual Snow 366" / 930cm
Longest Run: 21,120 Ft / 6,437 M
Terrain
18%
29%
53%
Trails: 193
Night Skiing? No
Nordic Skiing? Yes
Heli/Cat Skiing? No
Mountain Biking? Yes
Lifts
High-Speed 6: 1
High-Speed 4: 15
Quads: 1
Triples: 3
Surface: 3
Gondolas: 2
Other: 6
Capacity (per hr): 60,681
Season/Hours
Season:
From 11/22/2014 to 4/20/2015
Sunday: 9-3:30
Monday: 9-3:30
Tuesday: 9-3:30
Wednesday: 9-3:30
Thursday: 9-3:30
Friday: 9-3:30
Saturday: 9-3:30

What's New This Season at Vail

Vail’s landmark hotel, The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort has undergone significant renovations for the 2014-2015 winter season. The property’s unrivaled Vail Village location, just steps from Gondola One, and its alpine chalet charm and impeccable service, have made it a favorite among visitors for years. The transformation brings the iconic hotel to the forefront of Vail’s evolution, providing guests with modern comfort and chic décor. 56 hotel rooms have been renovated, including interior finishes, furnishings, soft goods, lighting and the installation of air conditioning. The hotel’s corridors, main stairways and lobby also received upgrades while maintaining the authentic character and cozy ambiance for which the hotel is known. LodgeatVail.RockResorts.com\

Information last updated 10/28/2014.