Modern-day Ravinos carry on traditions from sending the Wailer to holding down the bar

27th March, 2016 by

By Krista Driscoll

The Wailer is a cliff near Vail Mountain’s Chair 11. Think of a staircase with two stairs, each step roughly 10 feet wide and 10 feet tall. Therefore, to jump the Wailer, one must travel a minimum of 10 feet horizontally and drop 20 feet of vertical. That’s 30 feet of nothing but pure Rocky Mountain air from take off to landing.To “wail” is to party. Not just party but to go at it, really whoop it up. Think of how one wails on a guitar or how boxers wail on each other. Apply that same principle to having not …

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