#VailLive: Social media from Vail, Beaver Creek mountains

By John LaConte April 6, 2015 — Use #VailLive and #BCLive on Twitter or Instagram to send in your text, photo or video updates on weather, conditions and more from Vail and Beaver Creek mountains and see them published here on our live blog as well as tomorrow in the Vail Daily newspaper. … Source:: […]

Vail’s Buhler accepts Wheeler director position in Aspen

By karl herchenroeder ASPEN — Gena Buhler, theater director at the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek since 2008, has accepted the role as executive director at Aspen’s Wheeler Opera House, a position that will command an annual salary of $97,500.Buhler, a former New York City booking agent, said Monday that her connections in […]

Dowd Junction Recreation Trail opens soon

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The Gore Valley Trail through Dowd Junction will be reopened for the 2015 season by Saturday if weather conditions allow. In addition to sweeping, cleaning and other repairs, reopening the trail requires the installation of a fabric screen near the Mud Springs Gulch wildlife underpass. The screen hides trail users […]

Golden Peak could expand terrain next year

By scott miller VAIL — Ski racing has always been a big part of Vail Mountain. That racing tradition could take a big step forward in the next couple of years.Ski & Snowboard Club Vail is the town’s oldest nonprofit group. Its 1964 creation predates Vail becoming an incorporated town. Over that half-century, thousands of […]

Golden Peak may expand in ’16

By scott miller VAIL — Ski racing has always been a big part of Vail Mountain. That racing tradition could take a big step forward in the next couple of years.Ski and Snowboard Club Vail is the town’s oldest non-profit group. It’s 1964 creation pre-dates Vail becoming an incorporated town. Over that half-century, thousands of […]

A Denali memorial

By Melanie Wong LEADVILLE — On Memorial Day, when many others will be grilling out, spending time with family and friends, or simply enjoying a day off work, Army veteran and Leadville resident Margaux Mange will be observing the holiday in a vastly different way.Mange and three other combat veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan hope […]

On the Hill: Loving spring in 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 reporter John LaConte flips into spring with his buddy Andrew Wight during a fun day of riding the mountain in Vail. Andrew Wight is sponsored by Syndicate Clothing company out of […]

Beaver Creek to keep 799 acres open for final week

By Edward Stoner BEAVER CREEK — For the final week of winter operations, Beaver Creek is planning to offer 799 acres of skiing and snowboarding terrain on the main mountain including Rose Bowl and trails accessed from Birds of Prey Lift (No. 9). Skiers and snowboarders can enjoy spring skiing on terrain for all ability […]

Vail Daily health feature: Managing migraines

By caramie schnell We all get headaches, but for some it’s not as easy as popping two Advil and waiting for the pounding to stop.Four years ago Avon resident Rich Staats, now 34, started experiencing migraines every few weeks that were so bad he thought, “I was sure I was having a stroke.”At one point […]

Vail, Beav’ announce opening and closing dates for 2015-16

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Vail Mountain and Beaver Creek Resort announced Monday the operating dates for the resorts’ 2015-16 ski and snowboard seasons. Opening Day at Vail will be Nov. 20 and Opening Day at Beaver Creek will be Nov. 25. Both resorts plan to close two weeks after the Easter holiday, on Sunday, […]