New Vail gondola open to foot traffic
November 20, 2012
VAIL, Colorado – Vail Mountain is scheduled to open One , the new gondola, for foot passenger access beginning today.
Skiers and snowboarders currently have access to the Born Free Express Lift (No. 8) and terrain on the Born Free and lower Columbine trails – including a terrain park experience including 11 features – as well as an egress back to Vail Village. The Eagle Bahn Gondola (No. 19) is also be open to allow skiers and snowboarders access to the Little Eagle Lift (No. 15) and beginner terrain in the Eagle’s Nest area. Guests will download the gondola from Eagle’s Nest to return to Lionshead. Additional terrain and lifts will open to the public as soon as conditions and weather permit.
Foot passenger access to both gondolas will remain free through Sunday.