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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    Vail Review

    by anonymous_user - 20th March 2007

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    Vail is the Orlando of skiing. I've had many great days at Vail and it offers a lot for everyone but it is often overly crowded from the parking decks t... Full review

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    Vail Review

    by anonymous_user - 14th March 2007

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    Be aware that the base elevation for Vail is above 8,000 feet. Many people experience problems with the altitude. For some the problem can start as early as... Full review

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    Vail Review

    by anonymous_user - 9th March 2007

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    Awesome mountain/terrain but I don't like spending my vacations standing in lines. Everything is way overpriced. Been going to Vail for many years but i'm... Full review

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  • 5

    Vail Review

    by anonymous_user - 20th February 2007

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    Well where do I start, we got there on Feb 12th in the early morning and was it ever coming down. The day was filled with powder, every where you turned, it... Full review

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  • 5

    Vail Review

    by Slippery D... - 3rd February 2007

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    At 59 years old and having skied at nearly all of the great resorts in Europe, the US and Canada, each one of those places had some run or feature better th... Full review

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    Vail Review

    by anonymous_user - 1st February 2007

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    If you want a nice, crowded experience with a lot of intermediate terrain, go to Vail. Good skiers, yes, stay away from Vail as there is a small amount of s... Full review

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