Industry leaders: Skiing cheaper than you think

By By THOMAS PEIPERT Associated Pr DENVER — In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have consistently increased in the years since. The trend has raised a question that has dogged the […]

Blaze engulfs Sweetwater structure north of Dotsero

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — A dozen fire trucks Wednesday morning responded to a fire up Sweetwater to find a structure completely engulfed in flames. The call came in just before 10 a.m. Wednesday and the fire was well under way when fire fighters arrived. The structure, 1195 Sweetwater Road near the Sweetwater Resort, is […]

Fire engulfs Sweetwater structure

By Randy Wyrick GYPSUM — A dozen fire trucks Wednesday morning responded to a fire up Sweetwater to find a structure completely engulfed in flames. The call came in just before 10 a.m. Wednesday and the fire was well under way when fire fighters arrived. The structure, 1195 Sweetwater Road near the Sweetwater Resort, is […]

Beaver Creek’s Vilar Center announces two new package deals

By caramie schnell BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC) is offering savings on an assortment of entertainment opportunities for shows in January through April. Two packages, both of which offer five shows and five drinks in each, are $125, over a 50 percent savings, Both package deals — the “Winter Underground Sound […]

On the Hill: Lots of powder for Beaver Creek’s opening day

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 shows viewers the great snow at Beaver Creek resort on its first day of the 2014-15 ski and snowboarding season. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/112938138″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] On the Hill […]

#VailLive: Updates from opening day at Beaver Creek mountain

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Snow reporter Ross Leonhart is covering Beaver Creek mountain’s opening day 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=953627&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

#VailLive: Updates from powder day at Vail and Beaver Creek mountains

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Snow reporters John LaConte and Ross Leonhart are covering Vail and Beaver Creek mountains 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=953627&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail […]

Beaver Creek opens with new combo lift

By melanie wong BEAVER CREEK — At the top of the brand new Centennial Express Lift at Beaver Creek on Tuesday, it looked like the dead of winter — there was a thick blanket of powdery snow visible from the gondola cabin all the way up, and more snow was coming fast in the form […]

ECO Transit Passenger Appreciation Day is Wednesday

By Edward Stoner EAGLE COUNTY — ECO Transit is the recent recipient of several statewide recognitions and will be sharing its success with riders during Passenger Appreciation Day, set for Wednesday. Staff members will be at the Chambers Park & Ride in Eagle, Avon Station in Avon and the Vail Transportation Center in Vail from […]