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Vail, Colorado
Vail is known for being North America's No. 1 ski resort as polled by readers of Ski Magazine. The Vail Ski Area boasts 5,289 acres of groomed terrain, bowls, tree-skiing, terrain parks, hidden powder stashes, all for unparralleled skiing and riding. Vail Mountain claims home to the most groomed terrain on the planet. With a yearly average of 350 inches of snowfall and 300 days of sunshine, Vail will change your idea of a good time, permanently. And, there’s nothing like Vail Village for world-class dining, shopping, galleries, après ski, nightlife and spa services, all just steps from excellent lodging and accommodations.

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Vail Mountain Stats Overview:

  • Total skiable acres: 5,289 acres/2,141 hec
  • Peak Elevation: 11,570 ft./3,427 m
  • Base Elevation: 8,120 ft./2,475 m
  • Vertical Rise: 3,450 ft./1,052 m
  • Average Snowfall: 350 inches per year
  • Snowmaking: 390 acres/158 hec
  • Number of Trails: 193
  • Longest Run: Riva, 4 miles/6.4 km
  • Average Days of Sun: 300 days/year
  • Acres Groomed: 1,300 - 1,600 acres/day
  • Lift Stats
    • Total number of Lifts: 31
    • Gondola: 1
    • High-speed Quad: 16
    • Fixed Grip Quad: 1
    • Triple: 3
    • Double: 1
    • Surface Lift: 3
    • Conveyors: 6
    • Total Uphill capacity: 54,963/hour
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