A charming world class escape!

Vail’s wide variety of terrain, back bowls, and 5,289 skiable acres are one-of-a-kind. Paired with pristine conditions, skiing Vail is truly like no mountain you’ve experienced before. After skiing the breath-taking slopes, Vail Village will make you feel like you’re worlds away. Drink in the European vibe and explore the alpine-inspired architecture as you stroll the heated, cobblestone streets. From casual to fine dining, and high-end shops to award-winning hotels, Vail’s Villages will charm you from your first step.

Vail Resort Stats


  • Summit: 11,568 ft
  • Base: 8,120 ft


  • 195 Total Trails
  • 18% Beginner
  • 29% Intermediate
  • 53% Advanced/Expert

Skiable Terrain

  • 5,317 acres

A Backpacker Ski Week DestinationTravel to Vail at Mardi Gras during Backpacker Ski Week. This year we will offer the 7 night charter ski package and the Essentials Package over the dates of your choosing. Packages are customizable, so contact us to learn more.

Why Choose Backpacker Tours?

  • Guaranteed lowest price on all of our packages with our Price Match Guarantee
  • 24/7 on hand assistance before and during travel
  • Exclusive savings on ski gear in our stores
  • Concierge service offered for clothing and gear preparation
  • Earn free gear the more you ski with us
  • Ski anytime, anywhere
  • Charter ski trips offered at Mardi Gras to select destinations