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. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

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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  • 3

    Pet friendly? not so much

    by abullfrog78 - 13th December 2008

    Pros: Nice resort, snow was good

    Cons: Late in the season and little snow

    The trip up was kind of disappointing it didn't look like they had much snow, The next morning though was epic 13 inch's over night You can imagine how nice... Full review

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  • 5

    Everything and more!!!

    by simply^ride - 12th December 2008

    Pros: Everything, snow, trails,

    Cons: Price....

    There is truly no comparison, Vail is everything, luxury, great service, good atmosphere and incredible terrain all in one. If you go to Vail you have to go... Full review

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  • 5

    Vail is perfection

    by qldsuperski - 10th October 2008

    Pros: Perfection

    Cons: being perfect

    I'll get the only slightly off perfection is the on mountain food, not quite as good as Whistler's. Apart from that let me list the good things about Vail:... Full review

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  • 5

    Vail Review

    by anonymous_user - 7th June 2008

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    Vail is a resort where you never go on one run twice. there are so many runs to choose from. ski school employees were very helpful and all of their service... Full review

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  • 5

    Vail Review

    by anonymous_user - 7th April 2008

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    I left Vail 2 weeks ago and I'm still depressed. I WANT TO GO BACK! Someone wrote that the people weren't friendly. What mountain did you ski? In seven d... Full review

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  • 5

    Vail Review

    by anonymous_user - 23rd March 2008

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    I ride all over colorado and anyone that doesn't like vail probably does not know the mountain. Advanced riders and skiiers need to understand that because... Full review

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