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Telluride Ski Resort Joins the Epic Pass
29 January 2018

Telluride Ski Resort Joins the Epic Pass

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) and Telluride Ski & Golf jointly announced today that the Telluride Ski Resort will join the industry-leading Epic Pass in a long-term alliance beginning with 2018-19 winter season, bringing the total to 46 mountain resorts for skiers and snowboarders. Telluride has been rated the “#1 Ski Resort in North America” five of the last six years by readers of Condé Nast Traveler.
North America’s Highest Chairlift Now Open at Breckenridge Ski Resort
17 January 2018

North America’s Highest Chairlift Now Open at Breckenridge Ski Resort

Thanks to the nearly two feet of snow that has fallen on Breckenridge Ski Resort in the last week, the resort is excited to announce that the Imperial Express SuperChair, the highest chairlift in North America, is now open. Breck currently has 80 percent of terrain open, including more than 120 trails and 2,300 acres across all five peaks.
Vail Resorts Takes Next Step Toward Zero Footprint by Hiring Renewable Choice Energy
10 January 2018

Vail Resorts Takes Next Step Toward Zero Footprint by Hiring Renewable Choice Energy

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that the Company has engaged Boulder, Colo.-based Renewable Choice Energy (RCE), a Schneider Electric company, to help identify and implement renewable energy projects that the Company may purchase or fund as part of its comprehensive sustainability commitment. In hiring RCE, the Company is taking another important step in pursuing its “Epic Promise for a Zero Footprint,” which includes three ambitious sustainability goals: zero net emissions by 2030, zero waste to landfill by 2030, and zero net operating impact to forests and habitat.
Vail Resorts Announces Plans for Historic Investment and New Gondola at Whistler Blackcomb to Further Enhance the Guest Experience for the 2018-19 Season
07 December 2017

Vail Resorts Announces Plans for Historic Investment and New Gondola at Whistler Blackcomb to Further Enhance the Guest Experience for the 2018-19 Season

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that the Company plans to make an historic investment of CAD$66 million (USD$52 million) at Whistler Blackcomb this season focusing on three new lifts at the heart of the resort. This transformative investment features the addition of a new gondola on the Blackcomb side of the mountain, as well as several other lift infrastructure upgrades, providing quicker, easier access to all levels of terrain. The plan also represents the largest single-year capital investment program in the resort’s history, and the Company’s decision to accelerate the mountain improvements included in the Renaissance plan, while deferring consideration of the new water park.

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