Located in the Rocky Mountains in Vail, Colorado, Vail
is the largest ski resort in the United States. 32 lifts serve 193 designated trails spread over 5,289 acres. The terrain also includes the legendary Back Bowls, which at over 3,000 acres would qualify as one of the largest resorts in North America by themselves. With 53% of the terrain designated for Advanced & Expert riders, 29% for Intermediates, and 18% for Beginners, the mountain offers something for everyone. The resort also leads the nation in annual skier/snowboarder visits, averaging over 1 million visits each year.
- Trails: 193
- Lifts: 31 (1 gondola 16 high-speed quads, 1 fixed-grip quad, 3 triples, 1 double, 9 surface lifts)
- Acres: 5,289
- Snowmaking Coverage: 14% (390 acres)
- Summit Elevation: 11,570 ft. / 3,527 m
- Base Elevation: 8,120 ft. / 2,475 m
- Vertical Drop: 3,450 ft. / 1,052 m
- Longest Trail: 4 mi / 6.4 km (Riva)
- Terrain Parks: 3
- Halfpipe(s) : 3 (1 Superpipe)
- Uphill Capacity: 57,802/hr
- Average Snowfall: 348 inches / 884 cm annually
- Night Skiing: No
Vail Resort Trailmap
Located at the base of the mountain, Vail Village is a pedestrian village featuring parking, resort services and facilities, lodging, dining, shopping and more.
Vail Resort Reservations:
Lodging and lesson reservations as well as lift ticket and season pass
purchases can be made online by visiting the Vail Resort website
or by calling 1-877-204-7881.
, Vail's mountaintop activity center features snow tubing, snowmobile rentals, ski-biking, snowshoeing, trampolines and dining. Serviced by the Eagle Bahn Gondola, the center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Vail Weather & Snow Conditions: