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: 4.1

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:

This is our first time skiing here and today was our first day on the slopes. The white out conditions were a little too much for my kids, but I truly enjo...

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  • 5

    Vail First Timers

    by Tevis Vandergriff - 14th April 2014

    Pros: Conditions

    Cons: None

    This is our first time skiing here and today was our first day on the slopes. The white out conditions were a little too much for my kids, but I truly enjo... Full review

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  • 4

    Love this place but watch out for reckless skiers

    by Barbara Nordin - 1st March 2014

    Pros: variety of terrain, weather, gorgeous views, excellent snow compared to PNW

    Cons: too few ski patrol to enforce slow zones

    There is no other place I would rather ski than Vail with its variety of runs and terrain. The area is huge, so it takes a while to get your money's worth t... Full review

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  • 3

    Vail

    by FSM1370 - 28th February 2014

    Pros: Friendly staff,good conditions, advanced skiing

    Cons: expansive area, costly, early evening closing hours

    The village is nice with great shops and knowledgeable people to help with rental or personal equipment. The lift systems are good. One must move across an ... Full review

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  • 2

    Hugely overrated

    by Sandel Mundindel - 11th February 2014

    Pros: Back bowls

    Cons: Unsafe mixture of terrain, poorly labelled, no ski patrol on duty, crowded, ticket/parking price

    No single uniform green run for speed carving, all have blue or even black (!) sections to pass to loop back to the lift. Swingswille which is supposedly ma... Full review

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  • 5

    Like nothing on earth

    by anonymous - 1st February 2014

    Pros: Huge, accessible mountain. the back bowls in powder

    Cons: none

    I confess I didn't want to go to Vail as a family. I was conscious of the 'glamour' reputation and didn't want a holiday at expensive restaurants and feelin... Full review

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  • 5

    Epic. Amazing. Vail.

    by sboarder79 - 18th January 2014

    Pros: Back Bowls, Endless powder.

    Cons: The crowd here can be pretentious and nuvo riche.

    Ok, the Apres is world class. But you also pay world class prices. Vail Underground is more my price range, hard to find but great drinks. Now to the riding... Full review

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