- Vail Base Depth: 25″
- Beaver Creek Base Depth: 18″
Vail will open to the public on Wednesday November 14th and Beaver Creek will follow this weekend on Saturday, November 17th. Vail will offer base area lift access at both Vail Village and Lionshead.
“This is the first time we’ve been able to open both resorts early in more than 10 years. We owe a big thank you to our mountain operations teams for their hard work in making this possible for our loyal guests and season pass holders.” – Doug Lovell, Vail COO
- Gondola One
- Eagle Bahn Gondola (#19)
- Born Free Express Lift (#8)
- Avanti Express (#2)
- Wildwood Express Lift (#3)
- Mountain Top Express Lift (#4)
- Little Eagle Lift (#15)
Beaver Creek will also host a great deal of terrain on opening day with top-2-bottom skiing and riding as accessed via Gold Dust. The FIS World Cup Bird’s Of Prey comp is currently scheduled for Nov 29th-December 2nd.
Beaver Creek Lifts:
- Centennial Express (#6)
- Cinch Express (#8)
- Red Buffalo Express (#5)
- Haymeadow Express Gondola (#1)
Opening week festivities will include free breakfast burritos at Vail as well as the first ‘cookie time’ of the season at Beaver Creek.
Fid the entire release here: VAIL MOUNTAIN AND BEAVER CREEK RESORT TO OPEN EARLY FOR THE 2018-19 WINTER SEASON