Play, eat, relax

By caramie schnell The wall of enormous, snow-covered peaks surrounding Leadville always captivates me. Earlier this winter, we hiked into the Tennessee Pass Nordic Center & Cookhouse and Sleep Yurts at dusk, so it wasn’t until the next morning’s hike out that the view sucker punched me.It was one of those clear, blue-sky mornings where […]

Mary Sackbauer makes all-American again

By Chris Freud Life’s different in the east.Mary Sackbauer, Vail Mountain School Class of 2010, has learned that in her years at Middlebury College.“As much as I hate to say it, East Coast skiers can ski anything,” she said. “It’s true. It took me a full year to understand the ice.“It didn’t go above freezing […]

Devils, Huskies solid at Mickey Dunn Invitational

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Eagle Valley track and field took top Eagle County honors at Saturday’s Mickey Dunn Invitational.The Devils girls finished second, and the boys third. Palmer Ridge won both the boys and girls competitions.“We have seen the enemy and they are fast,” joked Devils coach Jeff Shroll.The usual people did the […]

On the Hill: Broby Leeds goes big for cancer

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 reporter John LaConte takes a cruise with pro halfpipe skiier Broby Leeds, who has amassed a crew of amazing athletes to join him in raising money for cancer at Pink Vail. […]

Shiffrin wins 3rd straight World Cup slalom title

By By JEROME PUGMIRE AP Sports Wri MERIBEL, France — Mikaela Shiffrin clinched her third straight World Cup slalom title in style Saturday with a victory at the season-ending finals. Shiffrin, the Olympic and two-time world slalom champion, beat her only remaining challenger Frida Hansdotter of Sweden by 0.05 seconds to win her sixth race […]

#VailLive: Pink Vail day 2015

By John LaConte March 21, 2015 — Send your text, photo or video updates on weather, conditions and more from Vail and Beaver Creek mountains using #VailLive and #BCLive on Twitter or Instagram and see them published here on our live blog as well as tomorrow in the Vail Daily newspaper. … Source:: Vail Daily […]

On the Hill: Getting pink at Beaver Creek before heading to Pink Vail

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 Gold Dust on a sunny spring morning at Beaver Creek before heading over to Pink Vail. BEAVER CREEK OFFICIAL REPORT: 5″ in past week. SNOWCAST: There’s […]