Vail offers virtually everything a die hard powder junkie could crave, from the Lionshead cruisers to the famous Back Bowls. Blue Sky Basin is a "must ski." The Bavarian-like Village at the base is pedestrian friendly and charming. The shopping is upscale. The scene - trendy and charming all at once. Vail boasts three distinct areas of the mountain, each with their own features and fortes, including four terrain parks, seven bowls, and 5,289 acres of freeride terrain. At seven miles wide, finding fresh tracks is as easy as finding elbow room.ActivitiesSnowboarding: Golden Peak Terrain Park with the Superpipe that's 425 feet long with 15-foot walls and 17-foot transitions. Park includes table tops, rails, jumps, and a heated yurt with foosball, music, a deck and more. Groomed parks and pipes open daily.Cross Country Profile: Lessons and tours available. Backcountry tours introduce skiiers to the surrounding national forest.LodgingMore than 150 lodging options provide for all tastes and budgets including hotels, bed and breakfast inns, homes, and condominiums. There are also a number of quaint villages and towns nestled in the Vail Valley, where you can find the perfect place to stay with exactly what you are looking for. The Arrabelle at Vail Square (36 luxury rooms, 50 condominiums) is now open at the foot of the gondola in Lionshead, and it is magnificent.Winter RecreationAdventure Ridge at the top of the mountain provides lift-served tubing, ski-biking and more. Also enjoy snowmobiling, ice skating, sleigh rides, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, backcountry, and nightly entertainment.