Archive for the ‘Ski Lifestyle’ Category

Avalanche awareness is an essential part of Vail mountain safety, whether you’re skiing in the backcountry or exploring on-mountain steeps. In March, several members of the VBSR staff participated in an avalanche awareness class to improve their knowledge and skills. With the help of VBSR ambassador Chris Anthony, we arranged a class with Paragon Guides, […]

Skiing is our favorite way to connect with Vail history, and we had many historic moments to celebrate this season. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 57 years since Vail’s 1962 opening. Since then, Vail has transformed from a swath of bare land where sheep herds roamed into a world-renowned skiing destination. From our store at the base of Gondola One in Vail Village, VBSR is at the heart of Vail history. We’re closed for the summer season, but read on for highlights from this legendary season while looking forward to the next.

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 […]

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 the 2018 Vail ski season is over, we have some time to consider winter highlights as we get ready for summer adventures. As always, Vista Bahn Ski Rentals (VBSR) was buzzing and busy this season. Our friendly staff helped set up guests with ski and snowboard rentals, repair, and storage. And we began […]

We recently caught up with US Ski Team member and VBSR pro ambassador Nellie Rose Talbot, who grew up skiing in Vail and is now ski racing across the globe. At Vista Bahn Ski Rentals, skiing and ski racing are a part of our family history. The sport continues to widen our circle of friends, and […]

Many different skier types come to Vail, from those who want to relax to those who want to rock. Do you what kind of skier type you are? At Vista Bahn Ski Rentals (VBSR), we have a wide variety of Vail ski rentals and ski demos available for rental. Our friendly staff is ready to […]