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Vail II, Colorado

Thursday, April 2 - Tuesday, April 7, 2020

VAIL…..” The King of American ski resorts,
a GIANT among giants!

The Details

Cash Price: $1289 Per Person
Based on Double Occupancy in a Hotel Room with 1 King Bed

Cash Price: $1359 Per Person
Based on Double Occupancy in a Hotel Room with 2 Queen Beds

Download the Trip Application PDF.

To pay by Credit Card contact your trip leader for instructions.

The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download.

Join us for the last ski trip of the year to the ultimate Colorado ski resort and one of the largest ski resorts in the world, Vail! With historic late season snow, a mountain with a variety of terrain for everyone, and classic accommodations in the heart of Vail Village, this promises to be one of the best trips of the year.

The Trip Leaders

Lynda Weaver Trip Leader
Lynda Weaver
6 Idlewilde Dr
Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Terry Moore Asst. Trip Leader
Terry Moore
4204 N Nebraska Ave
Tampa, FL 33603

Vail Skiers on Groomed Run
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Radical Vail Skier
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Vail Skiers on a Lift
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Trip Highlights

We are staying at the spectacular The Lodge at Vail, an AAA award-winning lodge right in the heart of Vail Village steps away from Gondola 1.

Join Lynda and Terry for 4 days of skiing the best mountain resort in the country – Vail! Has long been the most popular ski resort in North America!

  • FREE Lift-side valet near Gondola 1 (so you don't have to carry your skis to/from the hotel more than once)
  • Welcome Reception
  • Group Banquet Dinner
  • Après-Ski Activities
  • Spring skiing at its best!
  • The best night life in the mountains!

Vail ski area provides a world-class experience for beginner through expert skiers. With Vail Resorts’ all-mountain lift ticket, you can also enjoy four additional beautiful and breathtaking mountains  Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone – all on the same lift ticket (low-cost shuttle service to each). Each area has its own personality. This resort caters to skiers and snowboarders alike by offering a variety of services to make your Colorado ski resort vacation as much fun as it can be. So why go anywhere else?

*Limitation applies for Epic Pass Holders

Beer Served in Vail
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People at Night Walking in Vail
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The Lodge at Vail is a AAA Four Diamond award-winning lodge combining old-world charm with world-class services and exceptional dining. It is located at the base of Vail Mountain, in the heart of Vail Village.

This legendary resort combines the old-world charm of an alpine inn with the superb amenities, impeccable service and overall elegance found at some of the world’s finest hotels. Not only will guests enjoy upscale lodging, but the location simply can’t be beaten. One step outside and guests will find themselves right in the middle of all the excitement Vail Village has to offer.

Enjoy fine dining at the Lodge's premier restaurant, Elway's, featuring USDA hand-cut prime steaks, expansive wine list, and unique appetizers. Other features include the luxurious 7,725 square foot Rock Resort Spa, exercise room, heated outdoor pool with two large hot tubs, piano bar perfect for après-ski, lift-side FREE ski valet and ski rental at a very low charge.

LAV Cucina Restaurant
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LAV Bedroom
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LAV Outdoor
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The Mountain

The Vail Ski Area boasts three distinct regions for unparalleled skiing and snowboarding. We can explore three terrain parks, seven bowls, and 5,289 skiable acres of varying terrain and 3,450 vertical feet with 31 lifts and 193 total trails. Ski the Front Side with an abundance of terrain for all levels. Ski the wide open runs of the “Back Bowls” area -- some of the widest groomed ski runs in the nation are found there. Ski “Blue Sky Basin” for a fabulous run through the widely-spaced trees. Vail will change your idea of a good time, permanently. And for this trip, TBSSB will offer THE LOWEST PRICED group lift tickets to be found and information on ski/board rental equipment (group discounted) as well.

Base Elevation: 8,120 feet
Peak Elevation: 11,570 feet
Vertical Rise: 3,450 feet
Total Skiable Area: 5,289 acres; Front Side: 1,627 acres; Back Bowls: 3,017 acres; Blue Ski Basin: 645 acres
Conventional Trails: 193
Longest Run: Riva, 4 miles
Lift System: Total Lifts: 31, 2 Gondolas, 3 High-speed 6, 14 High-speed Quads, 1 Fixed-grip quad, 2 Triple chairs, 3 Double chairs, 3 Surface lifts and 6 Magic Carpets
Trail Classification: 18% Beginner; 29% Intermediate; 53% Expert/ Advanced
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Vail Mountain Trail Maps

Vail "Front Side" Detailed Map

Vail Front Side Map

Vail "Back Bowls" Detailed Map

Vail Back Bowls Map

Vail "Blue Sky Basin" Detailed Map

Blue Sky Basin Map

Winter Recreation

Zip Lining in Vail
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Adventure Ridge (top of the mountain) provides tubing, ski-biking, and more. Snowmobiling, ice skating, sleigh rides, cross-country skiing, backcountry, and nightly entertainment are available as well.

Other Activities: The Bavarian-like Vail Village is renowned for its assortment of restaurants, bars, and shops. The pedestrian-friendly Vail Village invites you to roam the town, enjoy the après ski activities, and check out the many fine establishments. The shopping is, as expected, upscale. Many nightspots in Vail are world famous, offering great cuisine and entertainment of all types.

The Village is just steps away from the slopes where every winter activity imaginable is possible. Vail always has something fun and exciting to do after the slopes are closed! Vail brings in top music artists year-round, and most of them are FREE concerts. From Street Beats to Vail’s signature events, there is entertainment for you.


Price Chart

Use the following chart for the cash pricing of your group

Check the Home Page for the possibility of Roommates Needed

Number of
Lodge 1 King
Lodge 2 Queens
Lodge 2 Bedroom Condos

Resort Only (No Air) DEDUCT $329.

Prices are per person. Accommodations are assigned in order deposits are received. No space is held without a $250.00 per person deposit. Early commitments get the first choice! All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 3.3% convenience charge for credit card transactions.

Sign Up Details

Price Includes:
Airfare, ground transportation, 5 nights' accommodations at The Lodge at Vail, applicable taxes, Welcome reception, final banquet dinner party, and TBSSB happy hour(s).

Trip Size:
42 special people

The Lodge at Vail

$250.00 per person with a completed and signed trip application.

Cancellation Date:
All cancellations must be received in writing by January 29, 2020.
See cancellation policy on the 2nd page of the trip application.

Balance Due:
February 3, 2020

Make checks payable to "TAMPA BAY SNOW SKIERS and BOARDERS" and mail to:
Lynda Weaver, 6 Idlewilde Dr., Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Deposit and balance of trip costs may be paid with a major credit card. You will be billed later for the final payment. At that time you will be able to order lift tickets. To pay by Credit Card contact your trip co-leader for instructions. The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download. A 3.3% fee will be charged for credit card convenience.


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