Sarah Schleper’s epic ski-racing journey continues

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Born in Glenwood Springs (the nearest birthing unit to Vail at the time), raised in Vail, on her first pair of skis at less than 2 years old, and not able to get enough of it lapping at a young age with lift attendants looking on at Vail Mountain, local […]

Vail Daily column: Fascinating facets

By Edward Stoner Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts. Living in Eagle County, we can all consider ourselves familiar with snow. We either fight it or love it all winter, but how often do we stop to appreciate its intricate and delicate nature? Snow, specifically individual crystals, are unique, but also undergo […]

Fee increase under consideration at Vail Pass rec area

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The Dillon and Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger Districts are proposing to increase the fee at the Vail Pass Winter Recreation Area to cover the costs of operation. The fee would be increased to $9 per day and $100 for a season pass. The current fees to use the area are $6 […]

Fee increase proposed for Vail Pass

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The Dillon and Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger Districts are proposing to increase the fee at the Vail Pass Winter Recreation Area to cover the costs of operation. The fee would be increased to $9 per day and $100 for a season pass. The current fees to use the area are $6 […]

Beaver Creek snowshoe series kicks off Sunday

By Edward Stoner BEAVER CREEK — Snowshoe diehards, enthusiasts and first-timers will flock to Beaver Creek Resort Sunday to test their determination in the Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition presented by Aquafina. The event features three races: The Atlas Snowshoe 10-K, the East West Resorts 5-K and the Nature Valley 1-K for kids. The […]

Destinations for 2015

By caramie schnell NEW YORK — See Cuba before it changes. Check out the Expo in Milan. And if you’re heading to New York City to see the view from 1 World Trade Center’s observatory (scheduled to open late spring), take the subway to Queens and see if you can figure out why it topped […]

On the Hill: Powder still present at Vail

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte shows viewers there is still untracked powder on Vail Mountain after holiday crowds attacked the several feet of fresh snow Vail has received over the last few weeks. […]

On the Hill: Cruise through aspen trees with snow clouds overhead at Beaver Creek

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 reports from some aspen trees off Strawberry Park. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/115860399?autoplay=1″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] BEAVER CREEK OFFICIAL REPORT: 1″ overnight, 12″ in past week. SNOWCAST: There’s a chance […]

#VailLive: Snowy Saturday at Vail

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=1006228&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=1006228&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily Feed