Vista Bahn Blog

While Vail mountain traffic can be as varied as the skiing conditions, some flow patterns are more predictable than others. No one wants to get bottlenecked into a long lift line or spend more time waiting around than skiing. Powder days, holidays, and weekends are always the busiest times at Vail, but it’s still possible […]

It’s not too early to get ski tuning tips from VBSR, especially since Vail is already open for the 2018-2019 ski season. That’s right: Vail opened earlier than planned on Wednesday, November 14, 2018—with more than 500 acres of skiable terrain. Thanks to generous early-season snow, skiing and snowboarding conditions are good for this time […]

Dreams do come true! With more November snow than we’ve seen in YEARS, Vista Bahn Ski Rentals is thrilled to confirm Vail Mountain opens early on Wednesday, November 14 at 9am with skiing available out of Vista Bahn Ski Rentals and Gondola One. With over five feet of natural snowfall, and a 28″+ base, the […]

Skiing during Vail off peak seasons and times can bring a fresh perspective to your experience of this much-loved place. As Vail continues to grow in popularity, so do the crowds. But with some insider tips from Vista Bahn Ski Rentals, you’ll be able to experience the best of Vail skiing. Since VBSR provides ski […]

Kick Off Your Ski Season In Style First Tracks to Last Call, if you’re looking to take turns then get your groove on, visit Vail Dec 13-16 because it’ll be a guaranteed good time at Vail Snow Days with VBSR! Have fun-filled days and evenings with on-mountain Mid-Vail music, Demos, Vail Village Aprés Music, Bonfires in Vail […]

The leaves are changing here in Vail, and that means that the snow flurries will soon follow. We’re getting excited about the 2019 Vail skiing season and all of events that come along with it. This year, there’s a lot going on from Vail opening day, through the holiday season, until the very end. So […]

In weeks and months before Vail opens, it’s time to build ski fitness for the winter season. The snow flurries aren’t yet flying, but we’re still thinking about—and training for—skiing. Ski training includes building aerobic capacity and increasing strength. Agility, functional flexibility, and balance training can also help build ski fitness in anticipation of Vail’s […]

We recently caught up with Vail native Simone Larese, owner of beloved Blü Cow in Vail. This bustling café on Bridge Street in Vail Village is known for its famous Swiss Hot Dog, beer, and après-ski scene. Plus it’s just around the corner from VBSR, which means that we can walk on over to Blü […]

Many Vail updates and upgrades are underway this summer season, keeping the town we love busy all year long. We look forward to seeing our guests back at Vista Bahn Ski Rentals (VBSR) this winter season for ski rentals, ski tuning services, and gear storage. But until then, we’re gathering local knowledge about what Vail […]

Now that it’s summertime, Vail skiing is behind us, but Vail mountain upgrades keep us excited all year long. We like it even better when new mountain developments let VBSR guests maximize their time on the slopes. So one of our favorite Vail mountain upgrades this winter was the the new Northwoods Express Lift. For […]