The Barenaked Ladies are just one of many acts that will be hitting the stages in Vail and Beaver Creek throughout the World Championships. —Image courtesy of David Leyes
We already told you everything you need to know to catch the free, world-class races at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. But we know living in Colorado doesn't automatically make you a skiing fanatic. So do the organizers of #Vail2015, who packed the calendar with concerts, free...
February 2 2015, 11:00 AM
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Feb 2–15 | FIS Alpine World Ski Championships
In case you’ve somehow missed it (but really, how?), the skiing world championships are coming to Vail and Beaver Creek for the first time they’ve been on U.S. snow in 16 years. There’s more than just skiing (...
February 2 2015, 8:00 AM
Colorado's golden girl Mikaela Shiffrin skiing a gate on the giant slalom course; photo © Jonathan Selkowitz
One of the biggest events on Colorado's 2015 calendar arrives just two months into the year: the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, which will be held in Vail and Beaver Creek from February 2 to 15. As you'll read in our February issue (hitting newsstands Friday), $58 million worth of...
January 27 2015, 10:00 AM
Mikaela Shiffrin carves a turn during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup women’s giant slalom competition on October 25, 2014, at Sölden in Austria. —Photo by Getty Images
There’s a section on Vail’s Golden Peak course that even good racers dread. It’s a steep rollover, usually covered with thick ice, that melts into a treacherous dip in the slope. Coach Simon Marsh remembers standing off to the side of this particular obstacle back in 2001, hoping to get his young...
As with any large-scale international event—especially one with live TV broadcasts to 750 million global viewers—police will be on high alert during the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships. Beyond the backpack checkpoints and FBI surveillance cameras around Vail and Beaver Creek, authorities are...
Eagle County is about to get crowded. For 14 days this month, 150,000 people—roughly three times the county’s population—are expected to descend upon Vail and Beaver Creek for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. From February 2 to 15, 700 ski racers from 70 countries will compete in this...
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Yes, Colorado’s ski vacations are the stuff that Texans dream about. But a weekend getaway to the High Country doesn’t have to involve gravity-defying feats on skis. Here, some other options for your next trip up I-70.
ICE SKATING | VAIL
Why: Be at the center of things, quite literally,...
January 13 2015, 11:30 AM
Many Coloradans took their first powder turns of the season over the last couple weeks. But fashionistas have another, less snowy, reason to celebrate: Colorado's high-country towns are serving up some of the best fashion in the state. Check out this sampling of openings, events, and new lines...
December 2 2014, 11:00 AM