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Cochran-Siegle finishes career-best 6th in Birds of Prey downhill

Cochran-Siegle finishes career-best 6th in Birds of Prey downhill

Anticipation was mounting all week for Ryan Cochran-Siegle, who put down the fastest training time in Wednesday’s first and only downhill training run at Birds of Prey World Cup. Despite…

Ganong 6th in Birds of Prey World Cup super-G

Ganong 6th in Birds of Prey World Cup super-G

Editor’s note: RealVail.com is not using the name of the cable TV company sponsoring the Birds of Prey World Cup races, protesting the company’s higher rates in the Vail Valley…

Fresh snow falls on Vail Valley ahead of Birds of Prey races

Fresh snow falls on Vail Valley ahead of Birds of Prey races

A nice little shot of snow rolled into the Vail Valley overnight Wednesday, dropping a few inches by Thursday morning and some flakes throughout the first part of the day.…

Thanksgiving week storms take aim at Vail, Beaver Creek

Thanksgiving week storms take aim at Vail, Beaver Creek

Snow riders will have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday week, according to forecasters who see a couple of storms in the Vail Valley’s very near future. The…

Snow spigot shuts off through third week of November as more ski areas set to open

Snow spigot shuts off through third week of November as more ski areas set to open

For everyone grumbling about going straight from summer into winter last month, with record amounts of October snowfall, you got your wish in November. The snow spigot has shut off…

More early snow stokes the question: ‘Could Vail open early?’

More early snow stokes the question: ‘Could Vail open early?’

It’s dumping again Monday morning in EagleVail, right at the base of Beaver Creek ski area, and another half a foot or so of new snow has fallen since Sunday…

Vail, Beav’ crank up snowmaking as more winter weather on tap

Vail, Beav’ crank up snowmaking as more winter weather on tap

Editor’s note: A fast-moving storm deposited another half a foot of snow overnight Wednesday into Thursday, with Keystone reporting 7 inches new Thursday morning. Keystone announced it’s expanding to North…

More winter weather drops snow in Vail Valley

More winter weather drops snow in Vail Valley

Vail got a nice coating of 5 inches of new snow on Sunday after a quick shot of fresh on Friday, and another 3 to 6 inches are in the…

Rolling out the white ribbon for Day 1 of ski season at Keystone

Rolling out the white ribbon for Day 1 of ski season at Keystone

My calves hurt this morning – a pathetic example of my lack of conditioning after my first day on alpine skis in a little over four months. Day 1 of…

Ikon’s Arapahoe Basin beats Epic’s Keystone in race to open first

Ikon’s Arapahoe Basin beats Epic’s Keystone in race to open first

At first it looked like Keystone was winning the race to open first for the 2019-20 ski season, announcing early on  Friday that it will open on Saturday, Oct. 12,…