Commonly referred to as Vail Valley, Vail is home to beautiful mountain peaks, plenty of backcountry, and stunning aspen trees that come alive with color during the Colorado fall. Visitors come from all over the world to hit the slopes in one of the many back bowls, in Blue Sky Basin, or in Vail Front Side. Even if you are not a skier or snowboarder, Vail offers plenty of other things to do, like horseback riding, snowshoeing, or shopping at the luxurious boutiques of Vail Village. Vail is an amazing destination all year round with something to please everyone.
Summit Elevation: 11,570 ft | Vertical Rise: 3,450 ft | Average Annual Snowfall: 350 Inches | Back Bowls: 7 | Trails: 193 | Skiable Acres: 5,289
Getting to Vail
Visitors can get to Vail from Denver by heading west on I-70 over Vail Pass or, coming from the West, by heading eastbound on I-70 through Glenwood Canyon. If you are interested in an easier way to get to Vail, Eagle County Airport is close by for those wishing to fly directly into Eagle, which is just minutes from Vail. No matter how you choose to get there, whether it be by plane, taxi, or shuttle, Mountain Ski Trips will provide travel assistance for you and your group.
Activities & Things to Do in Vail
Regardless of what time of year you choose to visit, Vail offers plenty of activities for groups of all sizes seeking a mountain adventure. In the summer months, there are plenty of gorgeous hiking trails. If you are feeling very adventurous, Mount of the Holy Cross, a 14er that is right outside of Vail, may be calling your name. Vail is surrounded by thousands of aspen trees, making it the perfect fall getaway for those looking to take in the views of the colorful trees. Winter and early spring are the prime skiing and riding seasons with hundreds of vertical feet of terrain. Music enthusiasts will love the many music festivals that call Vail home throughout the year.
Equipment Rentals in Vail
Forgot your skis at home? We've got you covered with all of the best ski rentals in Vail. Whether you forgot your equipment at home or you want to have a hassle-free vacation without lugging your own equipment around, renting your equipment on the mountain or in the town of Vail is easy and convenient.
Guest Services & Group Accommodations
Make the most of your mountain getaway with guest services like a private chef for a romantic dinner for two or to accommodate a large dinner party. Enjoy dining prepared by a top chef and customize your menu for everyone in your party. Not quite sure you are ready for a chef but want to have groceries ready for you at your rental property? We also offer grocery delivery services so that you can focus on entertaining and let us focus on the execution. What about childcare? Mountain Ski Trips also provides recommendations for childcare services in Vail while you hit the slopes or want a night out from the kids.