Vail Village has a sort of surreal Disney quality to it. The pedestrian mall has lots of restaurants, bars and shops. There appear to be a lot of rich folks who just come here to shop and display their furs. All the establishments seem to have on their walls at least one photo of former President Gerald Ford.
I think the Saab 9000 Patrol Cars
sort of sum it up.
This did provide an opportunity to hang out on the onslope bar, Los
Amigos and meet a few folks.
On our last day we went on a guided snowmobile
tour. We managed not to sustain any additional injuries despite the
fact the snowmobile got rolled.
This was the second day in a row with over 6 inches of fresh snow and since it was our last day, I felt I had to try.
Boarding proved interesting, I could turn with my heels towards the mountain, but not with my toes. Not a style of boarding I would recommend, but I got in several runs including some ungroomed black diamond trails!
The room here is quite nice, with a fireplace and a view of Gore
Creek. It's right in the middle of Vail Village . The nearest lift
is about 50 yards away, and there's a heated outdoor pool and jacuzzi on