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Vail 2017/2018 Ski Season Open and Closing Dates: November 17, 2017 - April 15, 2018

Goodbye, daily routine. Hello, Rocky Mountain paradise. Welcome to the website that's about to save you both time and money with custom, inclusive Vail vacation packages. We're here to help with every aspect of your Colorado ski holiday, be it airfare, transportation, rentals, lodging, lift tickets - or any possible combination.

That's big news, especially when we're talking about the biggest ski resort in the US - both literally and figuratively. Vail is consistently ranked the top resort in North America within ski media publications and, perhaps more importantly, has long been a favorite of skiers themselves. And with 5,289 skiable acres spread across a prime seven mile stretch of the Rockies, Vail dwarfs most other resorts in comparison. Amidst that lengthy strectch are almost 200 trails, 32 lifts, four terrrain parks and seven bowls. Talk about choices.

Vail itself started with a choice made by a 10th Mountain Division ski trooper who served in World War II named Pete Seibert. Upon his return, hoping to recover his skill on the slopes, Pete began looking for a mountain to develop into a resort. After excelling in international ski competitions, he attended resort management schools in the highly successful skiing vacation destinations of France and Switzerland. In the late 1950's, he chose the Vail Valley as the future home of his vision, and a winter phenomenon was born.

Take a break from your obligations, stresses and ruts. Let us help you find your way to a place where deep powder, spectacular scenery and crisp mountain air are the everyday reality. Think Vail might be a stretch of your budget? Vail is packed with values - from Early Booking discounts to free days of skiing - we can help plan a great Vail vacation for you. Speaking of value, your Vail lift ticket is valid at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone!Read Less

TRAVEL INFO

Nearest Airports   Ground Transportation Options
 Vail/Eagle County (EGE)  40 miles / 64 km  Shuttles, Rental Cars and Private Car Service
 Denver (DEN)     122 miles / 196 km  Shuttles, Rental Cars and Private Car Service
 Grand Junction (GJT)  148 miles/238 km  Rental Cars
 Colorado Springs (COS)  176 miles / 283 km  Rental Cars

Nearest Airports

Vail/Eagle County (EGE) -
40 miles / 64 km
Ground Transportation Options
Shuttles, Rental Cars and Private Car Service 


Denver (DEN) -
122 miles / 196 km
Ground Transportation Options
Rental Cars and Private Car Service


Grand Junction (GJT) -
148 miles/238 km 
Ground Transportation Options
Rental Cars


Colorado Springs (COS) -
176 miles / 283 km 
Ground Transportation Options
Rental Cars

 

MTN STATS

Vail Ski Season Dates: Projected Opening Day: November 20, 2015 - Projected Closing Day: April 10, 2016


Base Elevation: 8,120 feet / 2,475 meters
Summit Elevation: 11,570 feet / 3,527 meters
Vertical Rise: 3,450 feet / 1,052 meters


Total Ski Ride Terrain: 5,289 acres /2,142 hectares
Total Lifts – all types: 31
Number of Named Trails: 193
Terrain Parks/Halfpipes: 3 Terrain Parks; 1 Superpipe and 1 Halfpipe
Longest Trail: Riva Ridge - 4 miles / 6.4 km
Snowmaking: 461 acres / 187 hectares

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