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New Vail gondola to open for skiing Friday

VAIL, Colorado – Vail Mountain is scheduled to open One, its new gondola in Vail Village, to skiers and snowboarders beginning Friday, including access to Lionshead via Lions Way to Lodgepole to Columbine.

The Gopher Hill Lift (No. 12) will also open to skiers and snowboarders beginning Friday, offering additional beginner terrain in the Golden Peak area. Guests can also ride the Gopher Hill Lift (No. 12) and ski or snowboard to the Vail Village base area to access other areas of the mountain.

Skiers and snowboarders currently have access to the Born Free Express Lift (No. 8), the Little Eagle Lift (No.15) and the Eagle Bahn Gondola and terrain in those areas. Additional terrain and lifts will open to the public as soon as conditions and weather permit.

Foot passenger access on both One and the Eagle Bahn Gondola will remain free through Sunday.