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Snow continuing to fall throughout January 2018 in Vail

Posted by Polina LaConte on Jan 28, 2018 9:53:20 PM

With snow falling throughout January, Vail Mountain significantly expanded its 

open terrain.

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A photo from the Northwoods area of Vail taken by David Neff on the morning of Jan. 26, 2018.

Vail is now offering top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding on 183 beginner, intermediate and advanced trails across more than 4,612 acres of terrain served by 28 lifts – including the new six-passenger Northwoods Express Lift (#11).

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Vail ski patrollers on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. David Neff photo. 

On Saturday, January 20, Vail Mountain opened Earl’s Express (#38) and portions of Inner and Outer Mongolia Bowls.

 

Vail Daily video conditions report from Jan. 22, 2018

Vail Mountain now has the following lifts open:

  • Gondola One
  • Avanti Express (#2)
  • Wildwood Express (#3)
  • Mountain Top Express (#4)
  • High Noon Express (#5)
  • Riva Bahn Express (#6)
  • Game Creek Express (#7)
  • Born Free Express (#8)
  • Sun Up Express (#9)
  • Highline Express (#10)
  • Northwoods Express (#11)
  • Gopher Hill Lift (#12)
  • Sourdough Express (#14)
  • Little Eagle (#15) 
  • Eagle Bahn Gondola (#19)
  • Cascade Village (#20)
  • Orient Express (#21)
  • Golden Peak Carpet (#25)
  • Pride Express (#26)
  • Golden Peak Carpet (#29)
  • Golden Peak Carpet (#33)
  • Lionshead Carpet (#34)
  • Eagle’s Nest Carpet (#35)
  • Tea Cup Express Lift (#36)
  • Skyline Express Lift (#37)
  • Earl’s Express (#38)
  • Pete’s Express (#39)

Beaver Creek Resort opened the Grouse Mountain Express Lift (# 10) on Sunday, January 21. Beaver Creek Resort now has the following lifts with access to 1,247 skiable acres:

  • Buckaroo Express Gondola (#1)
  • Highlands Lift (#2)
  • Rose Bowl Express (#4)
  • Red Buffalo Express (#5)
  • Centennial Express (#6)
  • Riverfront Express Gondola (#7)
  • Cinch Express (#8)
  • Birds of Prey Express (#9)
  • Grouse Mountain Express (#10)
  • Larkspur Express (#11)
  • Strawberry Park Express (#12)
  • Elkhorn Lift (#14)
  • Lower Beaver Creek Express (#15)
  • Bachelor Gulch Express (#16)
  • Arrow Bahn Express (#17)
  • Upper Beaver Creek Express (#18)

 

The Nordic Center at Beaver Creek Resort has approximately 80% of its trails groomed and open for cross country and snowshoeing, approximately 15 miles of trails.

 

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