Skiing

Like Nothing on Earth

Vail's tagline is Like Nothing on Earth and we tend to agree!

Famous worldwide as North America's top resort for ski vacations, Vail is an extraordinary vacation experience. Lift tickets get you access to seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles and blanketed last year with 38 feet of powder snow. Under clear blue sky 300 days a year and with more groomed terrain than anywhere on the planet, families reconnect and celebrate at Vail from year to year and generation to generation. From the Vail Ski and Snowboard School to activities and festivals, shops and spas, dining, and nightlife - your Vail vacation will be a world-class experience. We invite you to discover why people love skiing in Vail, what makes Vail one of the most popular Colorado ski resorts.

Vail Mountain

Vail Mountain is the largest single resort in the United States with 5,289 acres of the most diverse and expansive skiing in the world. It is also consistently ranked in the top 3 of the best ski resorts in North America by Ski Magazine.

Vail Mountain is accessed by three base areas: Lionshead, Vail Village, and Golden Peak. Manor Vail Lodge is located adjacent to Golden Peak. Lionshead is home to the Eagle Bahn Gondola and Born Free Express (Chair 8). Mountain access out of Vail Village is via Vail's new state of the art gondola, "One".

Golden Peak

Golden Peak is home to the Riva Bahn Express (Chair 6), accessing the Terrain Park and Northwoods Chair 11, and the race course. Also at Golden Peak is Chair 12, the Gopher Hill Ski School beginner lift. Also available is equipment rentals, a nursery school, Spanish speaking assistance and special needs information.

Golden Peak is also home to one of the best ski/snowboard schools in the country for adults and children. To get more information, or to book your tickets online click here or contact our guest services team at 970-343-6135.

The Front Side of Vail is home to the most groomed terrain on the planet. Wide, long runs such as Riva Ridge, Born Free, and Simba, Lodgepole, and Bear Tree are popular. Check the daily grooming report for up to date info on where the best places are to ski groomed terrain. The Front Side is also home to Kid's Adventure Zones, three Terrain Parks including Golden Peak Terrain Park, home of a 22 foot half pipe and site of the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships, Game Creek Bowl, and The Epic Mix race course.

Ski Rentals at Manor Vail Lodge

Will you need to rent ski or snowboard equipment during your upcoming vacation? Ski Butlers is Manor Vail's preferred partner and they will take care of you and your families every need with their personalized ski rental service. They have staff in-house and will deliver your equipment in the comfort of your condo. If you have any issues throughout your rental they will meet you at the base of the resort to change out equipment and will pick up your equipment after your final ski day. Ski Butlers also runs Manor Vail's Ski Valet making the entire process seamless for you and your family. 

Would you like to make a reservation? Simply call Ski Butlers, fill out the online form below or have your concierge coordinate everything.

Online Form: Click here

Ski Butlers Direct: (970) 845-2268

Ski Butler Benefit Summary:

  • We deliver from 7am - 8pm, 7 days a week
  • On-site staff and equipment for Manor Vail  guests
  • We bring extra boots for a perfect fit on delivery
  • Our equipment is from industry leaders Rossignol and Smith Optics
  • No extra fee for delivery!  Prices are comparable to rental shops in the village.
  • Great for Groups!
  • No cancellation policy
  • Dedication to customer service- industry leading 91.82% NPS score.
  • Full support throughout the stay: We send our expert ski technicians to address any problems at the guests convenience. From changing boot sizes at accommodations, to swapping out skis at the base of the mountain, we typically have a 30 min response time to resolve any issues.  

I extensively researched places to stay in vail for our family of 5 and ultimately went with Manor Vail Lodge for its proximity to ski school and the childcare center. It was great being able to just walk across the street with worn out kids at the end of the day. Walking into town only took 5-10 minutes as well.

Golden Peak Alpine & Snowboard Training Facility

Vail’s Golden Peak has one of the best training facilities in the world for Alpine Skiing and Snowboard training. By using Vail’s state of the art snowmaking system, training is able to begin on Golden Peak in early November each year. Since 2009, Manor Vail Lodge and Golden Peak area host guest teams from around the world for exceptional early season training. By mid-November each year, you can find the best World Cup ski racers from around the world, including the US Ski Team, and other powerhouse nations taking advantage of our world class training venue in preparation for the World Cup season. In addition to the alpine facilities at Golden Peak, you will find a Skier and Snowboarder X training course, an air bag jump for big air, halfpipe training and a mogul course. Just outside of the Golden Peak training arena, Vail Resorts maintains a top level terrain park with a variety of jumps and features for all abilities, as well as a 22’ halfpipe.

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Enjoy daily breakfast for every morning of your stay!

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