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Vail, Colorado


Been to Vail several times. First time in 1989 with Atlanta Ski Club, 2002 to visit and ski and again in January, 2015.


Skiing (and partying) with the Atlanta Ski Club. Sandy lead a fabulous trip.

If anybody has the group picture, or any group pix or other pictures you want to share,  please email it to me and I will post it here.


Brother and Sis having fun


The "Paul Splat" - William McKinley's video is here:

William warned Paul about the half pipe. Paul went all out and unintentionally passed William.  William had a smooth finish. Paul didn't....

Paul Splat

Here is Paul pointing to the half pipe where it all happened



It snowed all Monday night. Tuesday skiing on over 10 inches of new snow.  Williams video:

Harriet and I did China Bowl Poppy Fields - it was wonderful.   Paul and Harriet:



With John (our new friend, Harriet, Whitney, Paul, Suzanna


The Epic Mix system scans every lift that you ride and tracks your skiing every day. Skiied 23,061 feet one day!



Saturday, January 17

   8:20am                  Delta 1816  -  Atlanta to Denver, arrive Denver  9:47am

   10:45am or so     Head to Applejacks for Grocery Store/Liquor Store stop

   3:00pm or so        Ski Rental pick up at Christy Sports (closes at 8pm)

   TBD                        Welcome Partyt. Notch room at Vail Manor - pick up lift tickets,      get mountain info, etc.

   Post-Party             Dinner on your own or just unpack and unwind (and hydrate!)

Sunday, January 18

Daily Breakfast Buffet in Mt. Powell room, open from 7am to 10am

   8:30am           Lifts open. Slopes Await

   10:15am        Optional Free Mountain Tour. Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola

   1:00pm          Lunch at Eagles Nest

   4:00pm          Happy Hour The Red Lion, Vail Village

   5:30pm           Hot Tub

   7:00pm           Dinner– Chili /soup night in Trip Captain’s condo

Monday, January 19

   8:30am           Lifts open Are you ready for round 2?

   11:30              Lunch at Look Ma  (Mid Vail)

   4:00pm          Apre Tavern on the Square at Arrendale, Lionshead

   5:00pm          Hot Tub

  6:00pm          Margarita Monday Party

   7:30pm          Dinner on your own

It snowed all night!!

Tuesday, January 20

   8:30am           Lifts open - See ya on the Slopes   

   11:45am        Lunch at Two Elk

   4:00pm          Apres Ski  Garfinkels, Lionshead

   Dinner on your own

   (Optional Snowshoe trek to Bistro 14 for dinner details at Welcome Party)

Wednesday, January 21  

 An off day for some - Ski, Horseback, Snowmobile, Shop???

  8:30               Lifts Open - Are you ready for the bowls?

  11:45am       Lunch at Wildwood

   4:00pm          Apres ski Los Amigos, Vail Village

   7:30pm          Pot Luck Pasta Dinner in   condo (BYOB)

         Appetizers The Leavell , Suzanna , Paul , Mark, Kevin and William

         Main Course, Bread and Salad Trip leader  condo + the Hillmire , John F. & Gilbert

         Dessert The Pirkey , Jacob, John R. and Sue Martin

Thursday, January 22

   8:30am           Lifts Open                 

   TBD                 Group Photo and Group Lunch      

   4:00pm          Apres Ski— The Red Lion

   5:30pm          Hot Tub

   7:00                Dinner on your own

Friday, January 23

   8:30am           Lifts Open Last Day €Ski Hard

   12:00n            Lunch at  Eagles  Nest

   4:00pm          Apres Ski Golden Peak Grill

   7:00pm          Farewell Party TBD

 Saturday, January 24

   9:00am           Luggage pick up

   9:45am           Bus Departs for Denver,       Delta 2442 leaves Denver 2:45

   7:40pm          We arrive in Atlanta



Lift tix 4 of 5 370

5 of 8  455

6 of 9 513






                        Your Responsibility Code  -  Be Safety Conscious

 1. Always stay in control, and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.

2. People ahead of you have the right of way.  It is your responsibility to avoid them.

3. You must not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above.

4. Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.

5. Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment.

6. Observe all posted signs and warnings.  Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.

7. Prior to using any lift you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.



360 degree views off Pete's lift

Stayed at Manor Vail Lodge   595 E Vail Valley Drive Vail CO 81657   970-476-5000




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