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Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Vail that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Vail stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Vail review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Vail vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).

by: Bill undefined - 6th January 2020

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  • 3Beginner
  • 4Intermediate
  • 4Expert
  • 4All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3Family Friendly
  • 3Aprés Ski
  • 1Terrain Park
  • 1Overall Value
Acerage
Crowds, Profit driven / run by accountants

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I have to agree with some of the recent reviews. Accountant run, ski experience indifferent. I ski Vail all the time and the lifts that are currently not running because of 'lack of lifties' is ridiculous.... for a multi million/billion dollar corporation? Are you for real? The mountain should be in full swing, the snow is there for it. They refuse to pay what is a real living wage in the Vail Valley and therefore can't get enough staff to run the mountain. REALLY? However, they will gouge every visitor at every opportunity they can. 17 dollar cheeseburger. 8 dollar Gatorade. 40 dollar parking. 200 dollar lift ticket. Where's the terrain park? It's at Copper, that's where it is. On top of all of this, hundreds of rooms are added to the town annually, when is enough enough? NEVER. The greed is never ending and the skier experience is a fly on a cows arse as you drive by at 65mph.

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  • Rich Edward (8th April 2020)

    Vail resorts closed their mountains due to COVID-19, and they are not doing the right thing by their customers. They should have...

  • rlhinvail (8th March 2020)

    Amazing terrain. Will be busy on Friday and Saturday especially if recent snowfall. A wonderful resort. Treat yourself to a day midweek...

  • Willy Behr (9th February 2020)

    You would think that Vail ski resort could handle snow and be open for it. Spent two days there with horrible lines...

  • Rob G (25th January 2020)

    Just finished 3 day ski trip. Midweek, no lift lines anywhere. Powder everywhere. Skied crazy amount of vertical. 15 inches over 72...

  • Bill (6th January 2020)

    I have to agree with some of the recent reviews. Accountant run, ski experience indifferent. I ski Vail all the time and...

  • Emir Festic (3rd January 2020)

    Mediocre trails, poor grooming, laziness or trying to save money, not sure, but there is plenty of snow laying on the sides....

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