The Backbowls @Vail Are Open!

The Backbowls @Vail Are Open!


The Backbowls @Vail Are Open!


Photo Credit: Vail Facebook Page

Photo Credit: Vail Facebook Page

After 76″ of snow fell in the month of November, the Back Bowls @Vail are now open for business.

Today Vail opened up Sun Down Bowl in addition parts of Sun Up Bowl accessed by High Noon and Sun Up Lifts.

According to an article in the Vail Daily, Executive Vice President and Chief Operation Officer Chris Jarnot commented on the stellar early season conditions saying, “It has been a great start to the season, and to be able to add Back Bowls terrain this early is fantastic,” adding, “The 6 feet of snow we received in November has made for an excellent early season at Vail Mountain.”

As of today Vail has 38% of its terrain open with 1802 of its acres available to the skiing and riding public!

#backbowls #vail are officially open 😍

A photo posted by Mikee (@evansinco) on

Current Back Bowl Terrain Open:


  • Milt’s Face
  • Over Yonder
  • Sleepytime Road
  • Ricky’s Ridge
  • Seldom
  • Sun Down Catwalk
  • Sun Up Catwalk
  • The Slot
  • Widge’s Ridge
  • Yonder

About Vail

Coveted as one of the largest ski resorts in the world with more than 5,200 acres of developed ski and snowboard terrain, seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles, and the most groomed terrain on the planet, Vail has been an extraordinary winter vacation destination for passionate skiers and snowboarders for more than 50 years. 

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