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Vail Military Discount and Epic Pass

Vail Military Discount and Epic Pass

Military Discounts for Vail Resort and Info on Military Epic Pass

Vail is a ski resort in the western US, near the town of Vail, CO. The resort is 5,289 acres and is the 3rd largest single-mountain ski resort in the United States. Vail is one of the 37 resorts you have access to with the Military Epic Pass with Vail Resorts. 

Vail has 193 trails and broken up into three sections, the Front-Side, Blue Sky Basin, and Back Bowls. The Vail Village was modeled on Bavarian village styles with pedestrian streets. 

Location: Near Vail, CO, the resort is at the base of Vail Pass, which was named after Charles Vail, the designer of the highway that passed through the valley. 

History: Vail was opened in 1962, and founded by Pete Seibert, Earl Eaton, and Harley Higbie, and a few others. There have been many upgrades since, however, they started with just three lifts, today they have 31. 

Other Military Related Discounts: In addition to being able to use the Military Epic Pass at Vail, they also have a military discount for active duty and retired military members. You would need to call for the discount and verify in person. These tickets are subject to availability. They will also do ticket adjustments if you bought at full price. 

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