Like many an East Coast rider, the 31st US Open of Snowboarding has made its move West, to Vail, Colorado after 30 years in Vermont. Come experience a real Rocky Mountain high at the United States’ largest ski resort with 5,289 rideable acres, seven legendary Back Bowls and three terrain parks, including the new 22-foot SuperPipe in Golden Peak. When the day ends, get the night started off right with world-class restaurants and après, cozy pubs, and family-friendly eateries—all within walking distance through Vail’s pedestrian streets and free bus system.
Spectator Lodging Deals
Athlete Lodging – Contact Eve Harris at 970-476-6797 x110 or click here for rider lodging options.
General Event Info:
Stop by the Burton stores in Lionshead or Vail Village for the most up to date event information, or come see us at the US Open Info Tent in the sponsor village at Golden Peak.
Welcome to Vail, the new home of the Burton US Open in 2013 and beyond, as well as Olympic Alpine Champion Lindsey Vonn, the Legendary Back Bowls, and Blue Sky Basin. Vail Mountain is accessed by three base areas: Vail Village, Golden Peak, and Lionshead. The competition venue is at Golden Peak, the easternmost base area in Vail. For trail maps, lift ticket info, hours and more, visit Vail.com.
The Town of Vail:
Located in pedestrian friendly outdoor environments set to the backdrop of the beautiful Gore Range and Vail Mountain. Convenient in-town bus routes allow you to explore both base villages within a matter of minutes. Home to two Burton retail stores and hundreds of other shops, it’s easy to end up bringing home a gift or two for your friends or family. You won’t go hungry here either – Vail is home to all varieties of restaurants from world famous dining at Larkspur, Sweet Basil, Elway’s, Matsuhisa or Restaurant Kelly Liken, classics like the Red Lion and Pepi’s, pizza by the slice at Vendetta’s or Blue Moose, bowling and dining combined at bōl or local favorite La Cantina serving up Mexican food and margaritas in the Vail Village transportation center.
The nightlife in Vail, CO has as many options as the mountain. Pitchers and sports bars, patios, karaoke, and dance clubs all within walking distance. Don’t miss the free outdoor shows by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, and Santigold, plus a late night DJ set at Dobson Arena.