Town of Vail making list of priorities

By scott miller VAIL — Both the ski resort and town of Vail are riding high at the moment. But, as the folks on Wall Street often tell us, past results are no guarantee of future performance. That’s why town officials over the past several months have looked at ways to stay atop the mountain […]

Vail making list of priorities

By scott miller VAIL — Both the ski resort and town of Vail are riding high at the moment. But, as the folks on Wall Street often tell us, past results are no guarantee of future performance. That’s why town officials over the past several months have looked at ways to stay atop the mountain […]

Hosp wins World Cup slalom as Shiffrin struggles

By Edward Stoner ASPEN — Nicole Hosp of Austria raced to her first World Cup victory since 2008 with a powerful final slalom run Sunday and American Mikaela Shiffrin struggled to a fifth-place finish. Hosp was nearly a second back after the first run, but glided through the deteriorating course in an unofficial time of […]

Shiffrin leads Aspen World Cup slalom after 1st run

By Edward Stoner ASPEN — Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin is leading after the first run of a slalom Sunday, chasing her first World Cup victory in her home country. The Olympic slalom champion smoothly traversed a tame course and finished in 49.46 seconds. Shiffrin leads Tina Maze of Slovenia by 0.11 seconds heading into the final […]

On the Hill: Upper Cady’s now open on Vail Mountain

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte gets first tracks through Cady’s Cafe in Vail moments after it opened for the 2014-15 season on Nov. 30, a cloudy morning. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/113208764″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] On […]

On the Hill: Beaver Creek cruising

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter Ross Leonhart checks out the conditions in the trees off of Gold Dust. Beaver Creek is still working with the five lifts it started the season with (Centennial, Cinch, Rose Bowl, […]

#VailLive: Updates from Vail Mountain

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Snow reporter John LaConte is covering Vail Mountain with updates on ski conditions, weather and crowds. Send your text, photo or video updates using #VailLive on Twitter or Instagram and see them published in tomorrow’s paper. [iframe src=”http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v7.aspx?Id=953671&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

Air service backers hope for growth

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — After years of declines flights and tens of thousands of seats lost, the coming ski season’s air service looks about the way it did last season. That could change as soon as the 2015-16 ski season. The Eagle County Regional Airport was once the state’s second-busiest in the winter […]

When skiing came to Colorado

By Edward Stoner This winter, Vail/Beaver Creek are hosting the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships for an unprecedented third time. The Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum has opened its ski racing archives to tell stories that connect the dots between today’s spectacular made-for-TV competition extravaganzas and their humble beginnings. This series will feature many of […]

Austria’s Brem wins first-ever World Cup in Aspen

By DALE STRODE Eva-Maria Brem solved the puzzle of Aspen Mountain on Saturday. Brem led an Austrian attack in the women’s World Cup giant slalom, the sun-splashed kickoff race of the 2014 Aspen Winternational. Cheered on by a standing-room only crowd in the finish venue near the base of Lift 1A, Brem crossed the line […]