Beaver Creek offering First Tracks package

By Edward Stoner BEAVER CREEK — Beaver Creek Resort has announced a new White Glove First Tracks ski experience. Resort guests will have the opportunity to start skiing at 7:30 a.m., then eat a gourmet breakfast at Allie’s or Beano’s cabins, all before the mountain opens to the public. White Glove First Tracks will be […]

Santa makes early visit to Minturn

By Edward Stoner MINTURN — Santa made an early visit to children in need in the Minturn area Tuesday afternoon, bringing holiday cheer and plenty of cold weather clothes and other gifts. Santa, looking suspiciously like John Rosenfeld of Johnie’s Gardens, didn’t use reindeer this time. Instead, he hitched a ride on a fire engine […]

Vail Valley Salvation Army works to help Eagle County families this Christmas

By Melanie Wong EAGLE COUNTY — It was nearly 20 years ago that Daniel Martinez Sr. (name has been changed for privacy reasons), received a visit from the Vail Valley Salvation Army that he remembers vividly to this day. Their son, Daniel Jr. (name has been changed), was 3 years old, and the family had […]

’Tis the season for family-friendly fun in Vail and Beaver Creek

By Melanie Wong It’s the time of year for holiday cheer, and the Vail Valley’s jolly fun spreads far and wide. It’s not just about snowsports, either — the alpine setting and family-friendly vibe lends itself to memorable experiences that your kids will remember for years to come. Visiting and local families will love all […]

On the Hill: Bright sun, soft snow at Vail

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: With sunny skies overhead and soft snow underfoot, Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from the Two Elk area of Vail, which has seen well over 2 feet of snow in the last […]

On the Hill: Stone Creek Chutes open with lots of powder

By Ross Leonhart On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart checks out the knee-deep powder conditions in Stone Creek Chutes the day after it opened. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/115348258?autoplay=1″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] BEAVER CREEK OFFICIAL REPORT: 4″ in past […]

#VailLive: Big crowds for Blue Sky

By Staff Reports 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=998577&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed       

#VailLive: Conditions updates from Vail Mountain

By Staff Reports 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=998577&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed