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Address: Top of Gondola One, Vail, CO 81658
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+1 970-476-3600
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Offering more than 5,289 acres of downhill and cross-country trails, Vail...

Offering more than 5,289 acres of downhill and cross-country trails, Vail is considered one of the best all-around ski mountains in the world.

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While we previously only skied in Aspen and at Snowmass, this trip was a treat. We stayed at a friend's condo at the Ritz and could not get over the utter convenience of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Raphael L
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

While we previously only skied in Aspen and at Snowmass, this trip was a treat. We stayed at a friend's condo at the Ritz and could not get over the utter convenience of everything. Great bus service to take you all over, to the lift, to the shops, to the restaraunts or even the Steadman clinic should one suffer a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just spent an awesome 10 days, surrounded by fabulous scenery, excellent skiing terrain (5000 acres was open) and mountain facilities and superb American customer service. Opportunities to learn the art of powder skiing thanks to a huge dump! Blue sky basin was our favourite place on the mountain and Wildwood for lunch (delicious BBQ sauce)! Game Creek Lodge... More 

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Thank Michael M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place to ski in the States, no matter if you are a beginner, intermediate or expert you will find a perfect place for you. My family love it so much that we will return next December. The mountains, the ambience, the team, the runs, the snow e v e r y t h i n g is perfect about... More 

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Thank Regina E
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I appreciate the Skiing in Vail is fabulous but the whole place uses that as an excuse for extortion on a grand scale. $30 for an inedible kids burger with French fries on the mountain is the best example. For the people that flock here I assure you there is great Skiing, real ambience (not a Disney town) and good... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Though I must say Vail is a great mountain to ski on powder days due to the fact it is so big there is aways some fresh snow. However, Vails large size comes with its disadvantages, such as the large amount of traversing that is required to get from run to run, particularly blacks and double blacks.

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Thank Addie S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been skiing for 20 years and have been all over the US, Canada and Europe and I have never found a better all around Ski experience. it has become outrageously expensive, but the best.

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Thank Antonio D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great snow conditions, lots of lifts and variety of trails/runs, nice restaurants, but best of all - no lines! Would love to come back!

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Thank Marina K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite place to ski even though we own a condo at another resort in Utah. The back bowls are such a blast, there are great ''woodsy'' runs and you can ski every type of terrain imaginable. Because we were there on a Holiday weekend, the lift lines at Blue Sky and Orient Express can get a little... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Breckenridge and skied one day in Vail. Only the top skiers in our group went because it is an expert only Mountain in our opinion. The front of the Mountain requires a lot of skill to get down and this Mountain is definitely not for beginners or older-once-in-a-while skiers! We skied the front on Vail and conditions... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

AlwAys great skiing for our whole family in Vail- we love the back bowls!! All Vail employees are helpful and pleasant .

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