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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)
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  • 4 Star Reviews (33)
  • 17
  • 3 Star Reviews (17)
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  • 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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  • cpaz21 (23rd January 2012)

    Fantastic Powder day Sunday. Great snow Saturday night and dumped all morning through 1 pm. Easily another 5-6 inches. Great deep powder in Game Creek tree...

  • Matt (23rd December 2011)

    Everybody knows it - Vail is easily the best mountain to visit in America. Everybody dreams of going to Vail and I got the lifetime chance to go, and what c...

  • drsrock (18th December 2011)

    If you are looking for an easy to get to, all encompassing ski vacation Vail stands out above all. Other resorts do 1 or 2 things really well, but lack so m...

  • Shay (20th November 2011)

    I love Vail, it's disneyworld for the winter! I cut my teeth at Vail, so I am somewhat loyal to Vail. Vail is amazing, the town itself is breathtaking...

  • Clay King (21st August 2011)

    Vail is expensive. Yes, let's get that out of the way. There's no way around it, but you get what you pay for, and that is certainly true here. If, like ...

  • Brian Campbell (25th July 2011)

    Vail is a great place to visit at least once in your life. The Back Bowls are really what make this a unique resort. As they say, "There is No Comparison"...

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