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Learn to Ski & Snowboard

The Vail Ski and Snowboard School offers something for everyone. Whether you're just starting out or you're an expert, you'll find what you need here.

Beginners

  • The Front Side of Vail Mountain is the place to for you, with 18% gentle, beginner slopes.
  • The Vail Ski and Snowboard SchoolTM offers an effective First-Time Series for beginners:
    • Three back-to-back days of lessons
    • Lift tickets and rentals
    • Skiers will learn the basics, plus how to make confident turns
    • Riders learn via the Burton Learn-to-Ride Program, which uses Burton-developed products and methodology

Experts

  • Expert skiers and boarders love Vail Mountain, as 53% of its terrain is rated expert/advanced.
  • The Vail Ski and Snowboard SchoolTM offers ski and snowboard lessons for adults of all abilities - even experts. Their world-class professionals can fine-tune your skills or teach you something new.
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DISTINCTIVE DINING & RESTAURANTS IN VAIL

Food and drink celebrate the culinary heritage of the Colorado Rockies and the Alps. This delicious blend of cultures echoes Vail’s own heritage, modeled after the Alpine town of Zermatt, Switzerland.

Open all day, Gessner, the 3-meal Vail, Colorado restaurant is open breakfast through dinner, showcasing authentic flavors from the Colorado Rockies and the European Alps.

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