Vail ski holidays

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  • Piste Map Key

    1-9 Double or Triple Chairlifts, 10-15 Quad Express Chairlifts, 16 Gondola,

  • Essentials

    • Resort Height

      2,500m (8,200ft)

    • Transfer time

      Denver: 2 hrs 30 mins,
      Coach transfer included, car hire or private transfers available at a supplement.

    • Typical costs

      • small beer €3 • bottle of house wine €16 • coke €2 • coffee €2 • sandwich €4

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    More about the skiing in Vail

  • So what's it like?

    No resort is more famous for its amazing powder back bowls

    Vail is one of the world's top ski resorts with superb accommodation and an attractive alpine style village centre with a fabulous après ski atmosphere. It is also the largest single mountain ski area in America, stretching 7 miles from east to west and caters for everyone, with smooth groomed runs through to challenging cornices and off piste back bowls. The newly redeveloped Lionshead area of Vail is located at the base of the gondola with its own great selection of bars, shops, restaurants and an ice skating rink.

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    Ski information

    Ski Information Beginners

    Beginners are excellently catered for, with a superb ski school, convenient lifts immediately behind the village, and plenty of long, wide-open, gentle runs right from the top of the mountain.

    Ski Information Intermediates

    With 5,174 acres of incredible skiing, you can choose from miles of prepared pistes and superb groomed runs to the world famous Back Bowls. Colorado powder snow is so light that intermediates can enjoy most runs. Make sure to try the 'Blue Sky Basin'.

    Ski Information Advanced

    Double black diamond runs like Goshawk and Peregrine will really test the best. Revel in the glory of the acres of virgin powder snow in no less than six massive Back Bowls, plus mile upon mile of mogul fields, creating the perfect skiing experience.

    More about the skiing in Vail


    Lively and varied in Vail
    · Tap Room, The Club, Garfinkels & Red Lion


    Bowling alley, cinema with films in English, evening out at the ice hockey in Denver, ice climbing, outdoor ice skating, sleigh rides, sp treatments

    Eating out

    Over 100 great dining options in Vail and for all price ranges. · Main courses from $6 to $25. · Sweet Basil, Lancelot, Blu's

    Snow Savers

    • EPIC PASS: Adult €520 - Child €271
    Pre-book and receive an unrestricted season pass which provides unlimited access to - Vail, Beaver Creek,Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin for the 2012-13 season for 7 day duration. Transport via local bus service or own arrange required between resorts.
    • Epic 7-Pack: Adult €399 - Child €203
    7 days, unrestricted access for Vail, Breckenridge, Beaver Creek, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin.
    Transport via local bus service or own arrange required between resorts.
    Please note offers are only available when you pre-book before travel

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