Vail, as the largest skiable mountain in the United States, is really the king of Colorado Skiing.
Because of its size, Vail resort is the most popular ski resort. Vail, Colorado Skiing boasts of 33 lifts, 193 trails, 3450 drop and 5289 skiable acres. Besides this is the backcountry which is accessible from the slopes. Its three sister resorts are well frequented too, like Beaver Creek, Arrowhead and Bachelor Gulch.
Skiers enjoy the very best services also in Vail. There are ski schools and après-ski distractions. There are 1500 instructors at the resort teaching beginners and intermediates. For the last 40 years Vail has been called the skiing king of Colorado, and till today, it has kept its reputation.
Skiing For All
Vail Colorado Skiing is ideal for children too, especially if they are new to skis and snowboards. On the front face of the mountain there are long and easy-going runs and Adventure Ridge will undoubtedly make the children addicted to snow. It is a dream resort for the more advanced with the six long miles of pristine powder on Vail’s Back Bowls, an area of 2700 skiable acres stretching from east to west. You just weave through trees and tap the backcountry of the Rockies to enjoy Vail Colorado Skiing.
Sometimes the Back Bowls are too familiar or crowded. The Blue Sky Basin is the latest expert-level attraction and could give you respite from the overcrowded Back Bowls. You just have to get onto one of the three high-speed lifts to the Basin and merge yourself into 645 acres of remote and rugged terrain. If you are looking for even more extreme-powder purity, you can go off to the thousands of off-piste slopes. These slopes can be accessed by going through the main resort runs, which could include Colorado classics such as Mongolia and Game Creek Bowls.
It is an equally comfortable territory for snowboarders. There is a special map which shows where you can find the best in free-riding and freestyle action. It takes you through terrain parks and now-requisite half-pipes.
But some skiers like to take a break from the piste. They can opt for alternate activities like tubing, thrill-sledding, ski-bike tours, snowmobile tours, snowshoe tours and laser tag. You can also spend your time at the spas or restaurants and just go shopping. On weekends the tourists come to the resort of Vail Colorado Skiing and it is often full. You can also move from Vail to other area resorts like Keystone, Breckenridge and Arapahoe Basin.
Vail Colorado Skiing is popular not only because Vail is the largest mountain, but also as the finest ski resort in North America. The mountain has its own features and fortes which include four terrain parks, seven bowls, and about 5239 acres of freeride terrain. There is so much space for everybody, that on an average day, there are only two skiers per acre and if it is a busy one, you still find just four. Vail Colorado Skiing is a unique experience if you take an interactive tour of the mountain to really get a feel for the largest ski resort in North America.