PHOTOS: Vail Mountain opens for the 2017-2018 season | VailDaily.com

PHOTOS: Vail Mountain opens for the 2017-2018 season

Fun jackets at Vail’s Opening Day Wednesday, Nov. 22, in Vail.

The lifts are full of skiers and snowboarders for Vail’s Opening Day Wednesday, Nov. 22, in Vail.

Vail Mountain opened for its 2017-2018 season Wednesday, Nov. 22. The Vail Valley has been slow to get snow and cold to open significant terrain. Also, at the time, uphill travel is prohibited at Vail and Beaver Creek.

 

People wait in line for the first day of the 2017-2018 season at Vail Mountain Saturday, Nov. 22, in Vail.
Breakfast burritos are always a part of Vail Mountain’s Opening Day Wednesday, Nov. 22, in Vail. Along with burritos, hot chocolate and swag was also handed out to guests.
People snag the first chair of the season during Vail Mountain’s Opening Day Wednesday, Nov. 22, in Vail.
People strap in atop the Born Free Express during Vail’s Opening Day Wednesday, Nov. 22, in Vail.
Vail Mountain is open for the 2017-2018 season.