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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  • 5

    Vail Review

    by guandalf - 1st December 2006

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    Vail rocks!!! The resort is absolutely the best in the country. My wife and I go there every year as the first resort of the year. The village is awesome wi... Full review

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  • 5

    Vail Review

    by Keystone Trevor - 27th November 2006

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    We decided to go to Vail the day before Thanksgiving 2006. Real snow has been scarce but we hoped we could find some good stuff at Vail during the early sea... Full review

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  • 5

    Vail Review

    by RippinSkiers - 19th November 2006

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    WOW! You can always find fresh powder at Vail - but you just have to know where to look!!! So how do you find out where to look - ask a local! Vail is ... Full review

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  • 4

    Vail Review

    by gkphi5 - 18th November 2006

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    I was in vail february 06 and it was FANTASTIC! First time there and i'm going again this coming season , hopefully the snow will be as good , it couldn't ... Full review

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  • 3

    Vail Review

    by anonymous_user - 14th November 2006

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    So crowded there are traffic lights on the hill (actually they are for lift lines)! Obscene crowds though. And the famed back bowls are flat. Ugh...... Full review

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  • 4

    Vail Review

    by surferbenjiz - 2nd November 2006

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    Vail = HUGE. Make sure to ride the back bowls, they are excellent and often icey, but when it dumps back there it is some of the best riding in the world. ... Full review

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