Vail hours to extend Friday
With more than 9 feet of new snow since Jan. 1, Vail Mountain will move to its full spring operating schedule beginning Friday, Feb. 14. With the shift in operating hours, the majority of front side lifts will close at 4 p.m., the Back Bowls and Game Creek Bowl will close at 3:30 p.m. and Blue Sky Basin will close at 3 p.m. Lift operating hours are posted at the base of all open lifts. All ticket office and Vail Ski & Snowboard School locations in Vail will continue to be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The 10th, Game Creek, Bistro Fourteen and Adventure Ridge will extend evening operations for President’s Weekend to include Sunday, Feb. 16 and Monday, Feb. 17 in addition to their normal hours.