Home of the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships, Vail is universally regarded as an extraordinary winter ski destination. Spanning 7 miles/11 km are the seven legendary Back Bowls, blanketed last season with more than 43 feet /13 m of powder snow. Warmed by sunshine 300 days annually and with the most groomed terrain on the planet, friends and families reconnect and celebrate year after year.
From the world-renowned Vail Ski and Snowboard School to first-class activities and festivals, shops, spas and hotels, dining and nightlife, the experience is truly remarkable. The vast expanse of Vail’s Back Bowls will challenge your passion for skiing and snowboarding. The fun continues at Eagle’s Nest with ski-biking, snowshoeing and tubing at Adventure Ridge or relaxing at Bistro Fourteen. For fine dining, indulge at Game Creek, a European-style chalet nestled in Game Creek Bowl. The superb cuisine, extensive wine list and incomparable service are the perfect end to an incredible day.
Defined by lavish amenities, impeccable service, and slopes worthy of World Cup racing, Beaver Creek Mountain Resort pampers discerning travelers seeking an alpine experience in a luxury resort setting.
A year-round family destination, Beaver Creek features championship golf courses, elegant lodging and restaurants, festivals, art, food and wine, and world-class entertainment.
Beaver Creek - Not exactly roughing it...
With four huge peaks and 155 trails spanning 2,358 acres, Breck is the perfect mountain for guests of all ages & abilities. Every beginner and intermediate trail is groomed nightly, so you can enjoy endless turns throughout your day. Or, ride North America's highest chairlift, the Imperial Express, up to the high alpine bowls for unforgettable views and extreme steeps. If you're looking for terrain parks, Breck has six... one for every skill level!
This year is Breck's 50th Anniversary Season, and guests can look forward to special events and celebrations all season long! Look for the Winter Dew Tour stop in December, Ullr Fest and the International Snow Sculpture Championships in January, and the huge Spring Fever Festival in March/April, along with the great snow and customer service you've come to expect at Breck! 50th anniversary celebrations, promotions and fun will abound all season-long. Visit www.breckenridge.com for the latest on Breckenridge's 50th Anniversary Season and more, or connect with Breck socially at www.facebook.com/breckenridge or via Twitter at @breckenridgemtn.
At Keystone, the art of being actively together comes easy. With one of Colorado's longest ski days you can lose yourself in our 3148 acres of groomers, glades and bowls spanning 3 mountains long into the night. Improve your skills at the Keystone Ski and Ride School, and everyone can enjoy one of America's best terrain parks - A51. When you're not skiing or riding you can explore the Snow Fort, tube at Adventure Point, snowshoe, Nordic ski, go ice skating, or relax at the world class Keystone Spa. It's all the fun your family can handle and it's all in one place.
Experience the lively après scene and the award-winning dining options, including The Alpenglow Stube - our intimate restaurant at 11,440 feet, the historic Ski Tip Lodge and horse-drawn dinner sleigh rides. All of this awaits you just 90 minutes away from Denver International Airport.
Overlooking the sapphire-blue waters of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly Mountain Resort is one of the most unique snowsports destinations on the planet. Skiing and snowboarding at Heavenly presents you with a number of different choices. Heavenly has more terrain variety, more hidden glades, more rippin' groomers than any Lake Tahoe resort. The nightlife provides a rockin' experience you won't find in most other mountain towns. Between the South Lake Tahoe casinos, restaurants, concerts and Heavenly Village activities, there's never a dull moment.
Straddling the border of California and Nevada, Heavenly boasts Tahoe's highest resort peak, a formidable 360 inches of snowfall a year and a vertical rise unmatched on the West Coast. Add 34 miles of wide-open, groomed cruisers, double-black canyons with 1,600-foot plunges, four terrain parks and acres upon acres of powder-filled glades. Discover what adventures await you at Heavenly.
From a self-titled "Timber Farm" to one of the finest mountain resorts in North America, the story of Northstar Resort began in the early 70's in the historic lumber town of Truckee, California whose winter sport traditions date back to the 1890's. Northstar Resort is now a year-round destination resort attracting hundreds of thousands of ski/snowboard and mountain biking enthusiasts each year. And, the resort is proud to be called home to the largest snowmaking system on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, one of the nation's top terrain parks, a base area village offering unique shops and restaurants, movie theaters, and the largest lift-served mountain bike park in northern California.
About 35 miles from South Lake Tahoe, on a two-lane road that weaves over two mountain passes, lies Kirkwood Mountain Resort. It may be remote, but in this solitary horseshoe canyon, climate and geography conspire to create one of the purest, most authentic, big-mountain ski experiences in North America. Kirkwood is the siren's call for those whose middle name is "adventure." Those who prefer their snow deep and their terrain steep.
Home to the World Freeskiing Championships, Kirkwood features some of North America's fiercest inbounds terrain. The names alone are enough to quicken the pulse: Heart Chute. Patrolman's. Hospital Air. Once is Enough Chute. From cornices and couloirs, to wide open bowls, to chutes too tight to turn a ski in, Kirkwood is 2,300 acres of mountain that will challenge expert skiers from first chair to last.