Breathe Deep

Welcome sulphur dioxide, Hello carbon monoxide, The air, the air is everywhere Breathe deep, while you sleep, breathe deep. – lyrics from Air from the musical Hair   We all live in the mountains for our own reasons. For some, it’s the scenic beauty and picturesque landscapes dotted with flora and fauna of all kinds. For others, it’s the ever

The Science Behind Mountain Meteorology

Colorado residents and visitors love participating in their favorite activities year-round. Skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling occupy our snowy months, while hiking, mountain biking, climbing, mountaineering and more can be enjoyed the rest of the year in Colorado’s high country. But enjoying all of these activities are dependent on Colorado’s notoriously unpredictable weather. So how do avid outdoor enthusiasts deal with

Vail to be Assessed as the First Certified Sustainable Destination in the U.S.

After months of preparation, Vail will be hosting an independent site visit the week of August 17th, 2017 to determine if it has met the criteria needed to become the first Certified Sustainable Destination in the U.S. The certification process is sponsored by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council and Green Destinations, based in The Netherlands. Conducting the onsite fieldwork taking