Related Regions: Colorado, United States, North America, Vail Valley

Vail Resort Reviews

Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Vail

Planning a ski trip to Vail? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Vail stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Vail review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.
  • 3.9

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.6
  • Intermediate
  • 4.2
  • Expert
  • 4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 4
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • Aprés Ski
  • 3.8
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Overall Value
  • 3.5

184 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (112)
  • 60
  • 4 Star Reviews (33)
  • 17
  • 3 Star Reviews (17)
  • 9
  • 2 Star Reviews (9)
  • 4
  • 1 Star Reviews (13)
  • 7

Helpful Highlights:

My wife and I have been skiing at Vail for 25 years...it is now become too expensive...competitive resorts can be a better overall value...

  • 3.9

Displaying 1 - 6 of 184 Resort Reviews

1 | 2 | 3 | 4
  • Phil Otto (15th April 2017)

    My wife and I have been skiing at Vail for 25 years...it is now become too expensive...competitive resorts can be a better overall value...

  • Mike Arone (19th March 2017)

    Yea sure the terrain is pretty good but you can find good slopes all over CO for less. The village is neat with lots of high end shops but heck im here to s...

  • Csshular (14th March 2017)

    Great mountain and terrain for everyone. Vail has become driven by their stock price.....they are loosing touch with the customer....it will hurt them in th...

  • Nate D (22nd February 2017)

    I lived in Vail for five years and learned how to snowboard here. The terrain is great and there is quite a bit of variety. I personally like Blue/Black c...

  • Rob (15th February 2017)

    I skied Blue Sky Basin a few years ago. It was awesome. I went back this year, paid $140 for a lift ticket, and by the time I got to blue sky basin, the...

  • Jake Saht (12th February 2017)

    I have been skiing vail since I was a beginner. Most of the people in the reviews don't know what they're talking about. For the people who say it is a begi...

Displaying 1 - 6 of 184 Resort Reviews

1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Rate This Resort
Share your experience at this resort to help other skiers.
  • *
  • Family Friendly
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • Terrain Park
  • Aprés Ski
  • Overall Value
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert
Snow Report and Powder Alerts!



By subscribing you agree to our terms and conditions

NOTE: We will not publish posts containing:

  • Profanity or threats
  • Personal insults
  • Reports of violent criminal activity
  • Commercial e-mail addresses or phone numbers
  • Text entirely in ALL CAPS
  • Hearsay
  • HTML

See our Posting Policy for more information about our posting criteria.


By clicking on the "Preview" button below, you agree to follow the guidelines in our Posting Policy.

* Required

NOTE: If you represent the management of this property and would like to respond to a review, please use the management response form.

Latest News

View All

Infographic: 10 Biggest Ski Resorts in North America  - ©David Perry

Infographic: 10 Biggest Ski Resorts in North America

See the infographic below for a detailed look at which top 10 ski areas can claim the most acreage (both lift served and overall) across North America.

Full Article

News Roundup: Denver in Running for I-70 Hyperloop, 2 Feet of Snow Forecasted for Northwest - ©Micaela Romani

News Roundup: Denver in Running for I-70 Hyperloop, 2 Feet of Snow Forecasted for Northwest

Denver was recently selected as a finalist for a new Hyperloop that would bring skiers and riders from Denver to Vail in 9 minutes.

Full Article

8 Airports with Easy Ski Resort Access - ©Liam Doran

8 Airports with Easy Ski Resort Access

These 8 airports offer easy access to world class skiing destinations with direct flights, serviced by major airlines.

Full Article

17/18 Ski Season Long-Range Weather Forecast - ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

17/18 Ski Season Long-Range Weather Forecast

Which ski resorts will get the most snow this winter? Snow Before You Go Meteorologist, Chris Tomer presents the long-range forecast for the 17/18 ski season.

Full Article

Advertisement

Trail Map

Trail Map

Hotels in Vail

Sonnenalp

The Sonnenalp Hotel is one of Vail’s luxury lodging options, offering exceptional on-site dining and guest services within a short...
 
Compare Prices

Advertisement

Get More From OnTheSnow

Get snow reports, weather, forecasts, news and ski conditions for your favorite ski resorts.

Advertisement