Vail’s Back Bowls to open Saturday |

Vail’s Back Bowls to open Saturday

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado
Jack Affleck, Vail ResortsDarcy Zimmerman in the white room on Vail's Snag Park on Thursday.

VAIL, Colorado ” Vail Mountain said Thursday it will open Sun Up and Sun Down bowls Saturday.

Chair 10, the High Noon Express Lift, will also open Saturday.

The resort saw 11 inches of snow over Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The openings will boost Vail’s open terrain to 2,000 acres served by 19 lifts.

Beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, the following lifts and portions of terrain in these areas will open for the season:

– Avanti Express Lift (Chair 2)

– Wildwood Express Lift (Chair 3)

– Mountaintop Express Lift (Chair 4)

– High Noon Lift (Chair 5)

– Game Creek Express Lift (Chair 7)

– Born Free Express Lift (Chair 8)

– Highline Lift (Chair 10)

– Northwoods Express Lift (Chair 11)

– Gopher Hill Lift (Chair 12)

– Little Eagle Lift (Chair 15)

– Vista Bahn Express Lift (Chair 16)

– Sun Up Lift (Chair 17)

– Eagle Bahn Gondola (Lift 19)

– Cascade Village Lift (Chair 20)

– Pride Express Lift (Chair 26)

– 4 Beginner Surface Lifts (at Eagle’s Nest, LionsHead and Golden Peak)

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