Blizzard Ski and Snowboard Sale!!

August 13th-15th only!  Get up to 70% off great items like skis, snowboards, goggles, jackets, etc.  I got a great deal on some new snowboarding pants from Burton, which I was in dire need of.  I would have bought lots more, but my husband told me I couldn’t spend any more money because I already had too much 🙁

There were tons of buckets of beanies, goggles, gloves and base layers.  If you are in the valley are are in need of ski gear to get you ready for the winter, I’d hurry to the Lionshead Village (only 150 yards from us at the Antlers at Vail) and start shopping the sales!  Most of the retail shops are having a great sale on their apparel too!

They are also GIVING AWAY 2010-2011 Vail/Beaver Creek Ski Pass, gift cards, and much more.  The sale begins at 10am on Friday, August 13th and continues through Sunday, August 15th

See you roaming the sidewalks!

Vail Blizzard Flyer 09_8 5×11

The Antlers at Vail walk to the ski lifts and gondola, with the world’s best polka song!

So many guests and possible guests at the Antlers at Vail condominiums ask us “how far are you to the Vail ski lifts?”, “are you ski in and ski out? “, or “how long does it take to walk to the Vail gondola?”.  Well check out the video below of a head cam perspective (and the best polka song in the history of the world) of our short 150 yards walk to the ski lifts and Vail ski school.  It’s easy and maybe even fun!

Save 30% on Lodging, Lift Ticket Package This Winter

Antlers at Vail Hotel Offers Prime Season Ski, Snowboard Deal and Free Storage

Photo by Jack Affleck

July 27, 2010 – Vail, CO – What’s a traveling skier to do?  Most major airlines now charge hefty fees for checked baggage, but a pair of skis will hardly fit in a carry-on bag.  At the Antlers at Vail hotel, the staff continually thinks of ways to add value to their guests’ vacation experiences.  The most recent enticement?  Free ski and snowboard storage for guests.

“We recognize that it’s increasingly expensive to travel with skis and snowboards,” says General Manager Rob LeVine.  “So when you stay with us we’ll gladly store as much of your equipment here as you want until you return, even from year to year.”  The complimentary storage program is just one of many value-oriented amenities the hotel offers its guests, from free parking in the property’s heated indoor garage to free Internet access and day passes to the Vail Athletic Club.

This winter, the Antlers will again offer its popular “Value Vail” package at the height of ski season.  From January 8 to February 16, 2011 guests can enjoy 30% savings off regular prices.  Rates for the five-night package start at just $220 per person per night for four people in a two-bedroom condo – including four-day lift tickets for all four skiers! LeVine recommends booking early to secure a package.  “Despite last year’s rocky economy we were at near capacity levels for much of the ski season,” he says.  “We’re anticipating more skiers and snowboarders this winter, so we recommend that travelers lock in dates and packages as soon as possible.”

The Antlers Vail offers condominiums ranging from studio suites up to four bedrooms with fully-equipped kitchens, fireplaces, outdoor balconies, free Internet access and free heated indoor parking.   Every room provides plenty of space to spread out and all the comforts of home, and the Antlers’ Vail-insider staff is on call to answer questions big or small.  Conveniently located 200 yards from the Vail Gondola, numerous restaurants, galleries and shops are within walking distance and the free Vail town shuttle stops just footsteps away.  Named the ‘Green Business of the Year’ in 2009 by the Vail Valley Partnership Success Awards, the Antlers Vail condominiums is also proud to be a Green Star-rated business.  For more information, call 1-800-843-8245 or visit

Media Contacts: Rob LeVine, General Manager, The Antlers at Vail, (970) 476-2471, or Darla Worden, WordenGroup Strategic Public Relations, (307) 734-5335,


Will this snow in Vail Colorado ever end?

This April has just been amazing for snow at the Antlers at Vail hotel in Vail Colorado.  Someone said we received 8 feet of fresh snow this past month and I believe them.  This Wed-Sat we received anywhere from 18-24 inches of additional snow.  Some pics nearVail mountain below were taken on Friday, others today on Sunday May 2nd.  You can easily ski all the way to the bottom of the Vail ski mountain at this time.  Up on top, the Forest Service snow depth shows 64 inches of base (or 5 feet of settled snow).  Not too bad for May 2nd.  Chris R.

April 30th, outside the Antlers at Vail hotel

Snow chair

Walking along the Vail Bike path April 30th

Sunday May 2nd photo towards the ski slopes

Last day of the ski season, Vail mountain

Quite the party at the top of Vail mountain last week.  Sorry for the wait for the pictures, but we are still recovering from all the parties, concerts, pond skimming, etc.  Here are some pictures from Vail mountain on the last day. Chris R.

The masses at the top

Until next year

April 7th, 19 inches of new snow in Vail

April 7th, 19 inches of new snow in Vail today.  That makes 32 inches in the last two days.  I don’t know about you but I think I’m going skiing today.  More updates once we get out there.  Chris R.

Picture from April 6th provided by the ski mountain.

April 4th, 2 more inches of new snow in Vail

Oh boy, it looks like April might be our best month for snow in the 2009-2010 ski season.  Vail mountain reported another 2 inches of new snow at 6am.  Light snow all morning so far and more on the way perhaps on Tuesday.  Hope to get you pictures late this afternoon. 

Afternoon update:  it warmed up, so the snow at the bottom was turning to corn.  Most of the powder in the Back Bowls turned to mashed potatoes.  Bumps were soft.  Below are some pictures mostly from the Front Side of Vail Mountain.  Chris R.

Riding Chair 3

Riding Chair 4

Look Ma and South Look Ma bumps

Photo of snowy tree, snow clouds in the distance.  Not bad for April 4th

More snowy trees.  I’ll title this photo “Snow on Trees” and sell it for lots and lots.

Happy, happy, happy