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Skiing in Vail

Endless powder. Endless blue skies. Endless fun. Welcome to the center of the Skiing universe.

At 5,289 acres, Vail is the largest single ski mountain in North America, featuring seven powdery bowls, the endless backcountry skiing of Blue Sky Basin and an enormous front side of groomers, steeps and cat tracks. And, with 1,500 acres of corduroy you get the most groomed terrain on the planet. You don’t have to look for memorable days here – they find you. With a yearly average of nearly 350 inches of snowfall and over 300 days of sunshine, Vail will completely reinvent you idea of an epic ski day. Vail is also located only 15 minutes from Beaver Creek Resort giving our guests access to even more of the best skiing in North America.

Ski Specials

Lift Tickets: Did you know that you can save up to 25% by purchasing lift tickets online before your trip?

Ski/Snowboard Rentals:
Save up to 20% on Advanced Equipment Rentals. Rent online and avoid the airline baggage fees at One click and your skis or board will be ready and waiting for you when you arrive. Now that’s an easy rental!

Fast Facts on Vail


Trail Classification - Vail Mountain










Total Number of Lifts


Number of Trails


Total Skiable Area

5,289 acres/2,141 hec

Longest Run

Riva, 4 miles/6.4 km

Total Uphill Capacity/hour


Summit Elevation

11,570 ft./3,527 m

Base Elevation

8,150 ft./2,475 m

Vertical Rise

3,420 ft./1,052 m


390 acres/158 hec

Snowiest Month

January (65 inches)

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