Inspired by the Norse goddess of winter, Skadi (pronounced Scotty), Vail Mountain will host the second annual Skadi Fest, a two-day on- and off-mountain ski experience focused around women, December 14-16, 2016. Skiers will be treated to customized on-mountain guided experiences with women instructors, evening VIP events, wine and cheese pairings, yoga, female-specific ski equipment demos, and ski film viewing of “Between,” a Red Bull Media House production. 

United by a passion for skiing and the outdoors, Skadi Fest is an event designed by women for women and is offered for any level of skier. “Skadi Fest creates a welcoming environment for women to renew and enrich their passion for snowsports,” said Supervisor of Ski School, Inge Franberg. “This event began last year as a reflection of the expanded female-specific offerings we introduced company-wide. It is a testament to snowsports and its female participants that the event returns this season.” 

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Skadi Fest will include a large-scale, two-day ski demo and expo village, including skis from leading brands like Atomic, Blizzard, Dynastar, Elan, Head, K2, Line, Nordica, Rossignol, Salomon, Scott and Völkl. The Vail’s Women Demo Daze, presented by Vail Resorts Retail and Outdoor Divas, will also offer women the chance to demo some of the top gear in the industry on the following Saturdays: Jan. 21, Feb. 25, March 18 and April 15.

Endless Options at Vail for Women of Winter

From spending a relaxing vacation being pampered in the Rocky Mountains to exploring new areas of the mountain and pushing personal boundaries, Vail is the perfect place for women to indulge and define their own style of adventure. This winter, Vail will provide exciting offerings, including the popular Women’s Ultimate 4 experience at the Vail Ski & Snowboard School, Her Turn, Girls on Edge and Kim Reichhelm's Women's Ski Adventures.