15 episodes

Around the world, across all of our resorts, we have employees who are experiencing their own epic journeys. Employees who are the heroes of their own stories, who constantly challenge themselves to give more, to do more, to be more. We developed this podcast so that we can share their journeys – and the journeys of our guests, our mountains, and our communities – all of which are truly epic by nature.

Epic By Nature Vail Resorts

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 88 Ratings

Around the world, across all of our resorts, we have employees who are experiencing their own epic journeys. Employees who are the heroes of their own stories, who constantly challenge themselves to give more, to do more, to be more. We developed this podcast so that we can share their journeys – and the journeys of our guests, our mountains, and our communities – all of which are truly epic by nature.

    A Conversation on Inclusion: Henri Rivers, the National Brotherhood of Skiers

    A Conversation on Inclusion: Henri Rivers, the National Brotherhood of Skiers

    For the first time, we have invited someone who is not an employee of our company to join us in a conversation. Henri Rivers, is the President of the National Brotherhood of skiers and a frequent guest at our resorts. This mini-episode features Henri and President of the Mountain Division, Pat Campbell, discussing the history and mission of the National Brotherhood of Skiers and the partnership required between our two organizations.

    • 25 min
    We Are Part Of The Problem

    We Are Part Of The Problem

    This episode of Epic By Nature explores the journey of several members of our company who are Black, Indigenous or other People of Color. Their stories are all unique, their journeys very much their own... What was their path to our company? What were some of the challenges and barriers they faced? How have they overcome them and what do they think needs to change as we continue on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion journey?

    • 1 hr
    Part 1: The Decision - No Playbook. Navigating Through COVID-19

    Part 1: The Decision - No Playbook. Navigating Through COVID-19

    "No Playbook. Navigating Through COVID-19" explores in detail our company’s journey through the crisis that COVID-19 has presented. The first part "The Decision," documents our decision to close our resorts on March 14

    • 19 min
    Part 2: The Impact - No Playbook. Navigating Through COVID-19

    Part 2: The Impact - No Playbook. Navigating Through COVID-19

    "No Playbook. Navigating Through COVID-19" explores in detail our company’s journey through the crisis that COVID-19 has presented. The second part "The Impact," explores the impact of the decision on employees and our company.

    • 16 min
    Part 3: The Future - No Playbook. Navigating Through COVID-19

    Part 3: The Future - No Playbook. Navigating Through COVID-19

    "No Playbook. Navigating Through COVID-19" explores in detail our company’s journey through the crisis that COVID-19 has presented. The third part "The Future," explains how we crafted the plan to honor our pass holders, and Rob Katz shares his thoughts and perspective on the future.

    • 19 min
    Ski & Ride for Life

    Ski & Ride for Life

    Right now across our Company, our ski and snowboard instructors – our pros – are opening up our sport and mountains to guests across North America. From child to adult, from beginner to highly-skilled, our pros spend more time with guests than most of us and are therefore uniquely positioned to deliver an Experience of a Lifetime.

    Ski instructors have had a profound impact on growing my confidence and expanding my ability in the sport and I am excited to share their stories today. How did they find their way to teaching? What tactics and techniques do they use? What credentials do they need? How do they manage the logistics and the business of ski school?

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

!!!Al123 ,

Excellent!!!

I am SO glad this podcast is back. It is insightful, informative and interesting. How lucky are we to hear how the company tackles different challenges and truly values both its employees and customers.

delightedstrings ,

Excited

As an employee integrated into Vail, let it be known that I am very excited!

skistuff ,

Eye opening

As a skier for 50 plus years I knew it took a lot to run a ski area. This pod really explains the complicated undertaking it is. I recommend to to every skier and ski area employee.

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