Vail Trail Maps
Coveted as one of the largest ski resorts in the world with more than5,200 acres of skiable terrain, seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles,and the most groomed terrain on the planet, Vail has been an extraordinarywinter vacation destination for passionate skiers and snowboarders for more than 50 years.
|The Front Side of Vail is home to the most groomed terrain on theplanet. Wide, long runs such as Riva Ridge, Born Free, Simba, Lodgepole,and Bear Tree are popular. Check the daily grooming report for
up-to-date info on the best places to ski groomed terrain. The FrontSide is also home to Kid's Adventure Zones, three Terrain Parksincluding Golden Peak Terrain Park, home of the 22 foot superpipe andsite of the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships, Game Creek Bowl,The EpicMix race course, and mountain dining restaurants at Eagles Nest(including Bistro Fourteen), Mid-Vail, the 10th, Wildwood, Buffalo's,Two Elk and Larkspur at the base of Golden Peak.
|The Legendary Back Bowls offer wide open skiing and amazing views.Start by exploring Sun Up and Sun Down Bowls, and work your way back toChina and Teacup Bowls. China Bowl offers the only groomed blue runs inthe Back Bowls [easily accessed via the Sourdough Express Lift (#14) onthe Front Side]. If you are feeling adventurous, make your way all theway out to Siberia Bowl and the surface T-Bar style Mongolia Lift (#22)to access the far reaches of Inner and Outer Mongolia Bowls!|
|Not enough terrain for you yet? Follow signage from PatrolHeadquarters back to the three high-speed quad lifts of Blue Sky Basin.Ski the steep and snow filled sections under Skyline Express Lift (#37),or explore the runs on Pete's and Earl's Express Lifts (#39 and #38),named after Vail's founders Pete Seibert and Earl Eaton. With so manyoptions, it's no wonder that so many people choose a Vail season pass.All this mountain simply can't be conquered in one visit!|
|As the host of two previous Mountain Bike World Championships, Vail’strails suit the amateur and the seasoned professional. Families can ridethe gondola, explore the forests and enjoy a mountaintop barbeque.Downhill junkies can ride uphill then seek out the most technicalterrain for going down. Equipment is available for rental or purchase atlocal shops.|