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Vail Resort Reviews

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.
  • 3.9

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.6
  • Intermediate
  • 4.2
  • Expert
  • 4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 4
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • Aprés Ski
  • 3.8
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Overall Value
  • 3.5

184 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (112)
  • 60
  • 4 Star Reviews (33)
  • 17
  • 3 Star Reviews (17)
  • 9
  • 2 Star Reviews (9)
  • 4
  • 1 Star Reviews (13)
  • 7

Helpful Highlights:

My wife and I have been skiing at Vail for 25 years...it is now become too expensive...competitive resorts can be a better overall value...

  • 3.9

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  • Phyllis O'Grady (23rd December 2013)

    How can you beat Vail's Back Bowls? ...you can't! Even beginners can make it up to the top of the mountain and ski the Sourdough lift. Their slogan says ...

  • ca-wthr-man (18th April 2013)

    Everybody here in Colorado hates the rule of having to close early because of the Forest Service. This is due in part to the migration of Elk - This is no l...

  • Scotty ( 9th July 2012)

    What to say that hasn't already been said in the other 104 reviews? Not really anything I can except, That if you are looking for the biggest most traveled ...

  • Benjamin Sawyer (12th March 2012)

    It is Vail. Expect the best. Expect to be treated like the best. There are some lines but they go Quick. It is a huge place with the best skiing. I par...

  • Volodymyr Gayovyy (13th February 2012)

    I went there for a week in JAN 2012, and all I want to say - it's fantastic resort. Plenty of groomed slopes as well as moguls runs. When back bowls are ope...

  • Jared Ford (24th January 2012)

    By far the best resort i've ever been to. The back bowls are the most magnificent sight you will ever see on a mountain and the terrain is even better. It's...

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