by: Alex - 10th November 2010

  • 4
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert
  • 3All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • 5Nightlife
  • 4Terrain Park
  • Value
Huge, lots of terrain,
crowded, takes too long to get from one side to another,

Full review

Although this resort is huge and had a lot of terrain, the only part of the resort I found to be worth noting was Blue Sky Basin. I basically spent most of my time skiing there, but it took me around 45 minutes to get there from lionshead, which i was not to thrilled of. This resort is great for beginners and intermediate skiers because it seems they groom nearly all of the front side. If looking for somewhat of a challenge head over to blue sky basin, or the chair 4 cliffs. Other than that, the resort was pretty crowded at all times of the day especially at mid-vail. And though vail boasts about 3000 vertical, most of their lifts offer much less, so it is hard to get a continuous run of 3000 ft with out taking several lifts, or the gondola
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