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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  • 4

    Vail - Expensive but worth it

    by justinhowell82 - 24th September 2009

    Pros: seemingly unlimited terrain

    Cons: expensive

    Vail has some of the best and most varried terrain but be preparred to pay for it. I gave it a lower family friendly rating because an "average" family of ... Full review

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  • 4

    Vail Review

    by lancelot - 3rd January 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    I skied Vail last yr for 2 days and stayed 3 nights (not at Vail Village). The entire trip cost a little over $500 including everything. Do a little more r... Full review

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  • 4

    Great, but not the best in Colorado

    by tywebb - 18th December 2008

    Pros: varied terrain

    Cons: way too many people

    I have skiied/rode at nearly every resort in Colorado, many times. While I do enjoy the massive terrain that Vail has to offer, I have to say that it is n... Full review

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  • 4

    Huge!

    by Conn8 - 7th November 2010

    Pros: Very big, back bowls, downhill

    Cons: Longgg lines, cost, crowded, some wierd traverses in middle of mountain

    Ok there are so many things that are great about this mountain and so many things that are bad. First of all the place is huge. The back bowls were amazin... Full review

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  • 4

    Vail Review

    by anonymous_user - 20th April 2007

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    Orlando of skiing.....thems sounds like fightin words hahahaha anyways i love vail and i hate vail...any terrain you want, they have the key is finding it.... Full review

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  • 3

    Don't Bother

    by humanmap - 13th February 2010

    Pros: mountain, snow

    Cons: people, people, people, people, people, people, people, people, people, people, people, people

    Yeah, it's big and has lots of good terrain, but other places do too. Someone told me before I went, "Vail is so big that it doesn't get crowded, even on a... Full review

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