Vail Mountain to extend operating hours today
February 15, 2016
VAIL — Vail Mountain will transition to its spring operating schedule beginning Feb. 13. 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.
"Vail has received amazing snow so far this season, and we look forward to some stellar skiing and riding as we finish out the season," said Chris Jarnot, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Vail Mountain.
Vail Mountain will further extend operating hours later this season to better cater to guests during the Easter holiday period. From March 19 through April 2 the resort will adjust operating hours to 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Vail's Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin lifts will close according to their regular schedule during this time while most front side lifts will remain open until 4:30 p.m. For the final week of the season, from April 3 until the scheduled closing date of April 10, operating hours will shift to 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.