Vail Mountain wrapped up the season on Sunday, April 15, in classic style with a party at Mountain Top and pond skimming at Golden Peak.
Here's a video of the day from the Vail Daily:
And here's some photos from closing day on Vail Mountain from Instagram:
16th Annual World Pond Skimming Championships did not disappoint! There were great crashes & amazing finishes across the pond. Saw a guy with a giant beer stein and a giant pretzel flotation device. Wonder Woman was there, and a Vail Policeman they called Officer Tight Pants and he made the finals. Good stuff. #pondskimming #sendit #vaillive
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Today was closing day at @vailmtn and it is an annual tradition to wrap things by dressing in costume and skiing down a steep hill in an attempt to cross a freezing cold pond of water. Would you do it? Not me! Though it is fun to watch. . . . #vailcolorado #pondskimming #springbacktovail #mountainlife #mountainfun #winterover #thatsawrap #tmom #cowx #wonderwomanonskis #readyforsummer #skiseasonover
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For skiers, Breckenridge will remain open for another week, and Winter Park, Loveland and A-Basin will remain open into May.
For a list of fun things to do in Vail now that skiing has ended for the season, check out this post: https://www.govail.com/april-and-may-in-vail-12-fun-things-to-do-after-the-chairlifts-stop-running