Vail Ski Hills & Resorts
When the snow hits, head for the slopes! These listings for ski hills, ski resorts and snowboard terrain parks in Vail, Colorado can help you find what you are looking for. Start planning your Vail ski and snowboard vacation here by using the detailed descriptions, maps and reviews.
Widely-considered the country's premier ski destination, Vail is reputed to have the most extensive high-speed lift system in North America, along with one of the highest elevation gains of 3,450 ft (1,052 m). The resort encompasses 5,289 skiable acres (2,140 ha), 193 runs and a total of 33 lifts servicing the area. Purchasing one lift ticket in Vail also grants skiers access to the resorts of Breckenridge, Keystone and Beaver Creek. In addition to featuring world-class skiing, the mountain and town offer a variety of activities, numerous lodging and dining choices and plenty of apres ski options.
|Season||November to April|
|Highest Elevation||3,527 m / 11,570 ft|
|Vertical Rise||1,052 m / 3,450 ft|
|Runs||193: 28% Novice, 32% Intermediate, 40% Advance/Expert with alpine skiing, cat skiing, cross country, snow tubing and a terrain park.|
|Longest Run||7,242 m / 23,760 ft|
|Lifts||33 Lifts: 9 Surface Lifts, 5 Double Chairs, 3 Triple Chairs, 1 Fixed Grip Quad, 14 Hi-Speed Quads, 1 Gondola|
|Annual Snowfall||879 cm / 346 in|