Ski resort sheet
Vail is the biggest ski resort in the United States and is known for the quality and the abundance of its powder snow. Located in Colorado, in the Rocky Mountains, Vail has nearly 40km² of skiing area. It is a huge domain giving an easy access to 6 resorts : Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, NorthStar California and Kirkwood, especially thanks to the purchase of a single ski pass.
Vail is the biggest ski resort in the United States
The Rocky Mountains offer wide slopes completely covered in fresh snow with many descent possibilities allowing you most of the time to create the “first track”.
This domain owns very modern ski lifts and is surrounded by a breathtaking landscape, with never-ending slopes through forests and the quality of tourist services. Vail has a new 10-seater gondola lift (the world’s faster) offering a free wifi service in order that you can share your videos and pictures very quickly.
Mountain information of Vail
- Total Skiable Terrain: 5,317 Acres (2,141 H)
- Front Side: 1,655 Acres
- Back Bowls: 3,017 Acres
- Blue Sky Basin: 645 Acres
- Beginner Terrain: 18%
- Intermediate Terrain: 29%
- Advanced/Expert Terrain: 53%
- Trails: 195
- Lifts: 31
- Longest Run: Riva Ridge – 4 miles (6.4 KM)
- Average Annual Snowfall: 354 inches (899 CM)
- Base Elevation: 8,120 Feet (2,454 M)
- Mid-Elevation: 10,250 Feet (3,125 M)
- Peak Elevation: 11,570 Feet (3,527 M)
- Vertical Rise: 3,450 Feet (1,052 M)
A wide range of apres-ski services at Vail
A wide range of apres-ski services exists such as Adventure Ridge, which is the centre of daily activities. Here you can practice ice skating, ski biking, snowshoeing and more … At the heart of Vail’s village, you will find restaurants and bars with all kinds of foods at affordable prices, but also shops, supermarkets, spas and many other services.
Its proximity to Denver and Eagle County (only 30 minutes away)is convenient because of the airport, hence the fact that Vail is a place easily reachable.