User-Generated Reviews for Vail

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Vail to better plan your ski trip. Vail reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

Overall Rating: 4.0

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All Mtn. Terrain
  • 66
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.9
  • Nightlife
  • 3.8

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 57%
  • Beginner
  • 32%
  • Families
  • 58%
  • Intermediate
  • 52%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 53%
  • Advanced
  • 58%

Helpful Highlights:

The area is huge, but so much of it is so flat you almost need a snowmobile to tow you. Very few groomed runs (2 was all I found) with enough slope for goo...

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  • 1

    yikes !

    by ben steel - 28th December 2011

    Pros: Small crowds

    Cons: Snow - No Back Bowls

    15 years can't remember seeing so little snow and so much ice. On a scale of 1 to 10 Snow quality 2 Runs/area open 2 To be fair, found the same at Lovel... Full review

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  • 5

    Greatest on Earth

    by TheCreekMonster-- - 23rd December 2011

    Pros: Beautiful, LARGE, Fast Lifts, Lots of Pow., Pretty

    Cons: Food, Parking, Information

    Everybody knows it - Vail is easily the best mountain to visit in America. Everybody dreams of going to Vail and I got the lifetime chance to go, and what c... Full review

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  • 5

    For an all encompassing ski vacation Vail stands out above all

    by drsrock - 18th December 2011

    Pros: Terrain, back bowls, town, apres ski, restaurants, people, night life

    Cons: Can be pricey if you don't have

    If you are looking for an easy to get to, all encompassing ski vacation Vail stands out above all. Other resorts do 1 or 2 things really well, but lack so m... Full review

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  • 5

    It's My Favorite Resort

    by shayster - 20th November 2011

    Pros: People of Vail, Snow, Lifts, Runs, & Town itself

    Cons: Pricey

    I love Vail, it's disneyworld for the winter! I cut my teeth at Vail, so I am somewhat loyal to Vail. Vail is amazing, the town itself is breathtaking... Full review

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  • 2

    Endlessly keeps going with an amazing amount of skiable terrain and lots of back bowls

    by MarkGerardy - 30th August 2011

    Pros: Back bowls and number of lifts and runs

    Cons: Parking, walking far in ski boots, confusing trails

    Vail is a resort that lives up to it reputation of glitz and glamour, and for skiers, the best part is Vail's unsurpassed acreage and number of lifts to the... Full review

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  • 2

    Pricy, limited and overrated

    by MarkGerardy - 30th August 2011

    Pros: Blue Sky Basin

    Cons: High parking costs, long walk in ski boots, confusing terrain

    Vail is a resort that lives up to it reputation of glitz and glamour, and for skiers, the best part is Vail's unsurpassed acreage and number of lifts to the... Full review

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