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January 29, 2013

Snow Alert: 10 Inches of Fresh Snow Fell at Beaver Creek and A Winter Storm Warning Is In Effect Through Thursday Night

Photo Cutline: Skier Jed Schuetze needs a snorkel on Thresher Glade in the 10 inches of fresh powder at Beaver Creek Tuesday. Credit: Ben Koelker, Beaver Creek Resort. 

Beaver Creek, Colo., Jan. 29, 2013 — A powerful winter blast dropped 10 inches of snow in the last 24 hours at Beaver Creek and 15 inches in the past three days. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Beaver Creek and the surrounding area through Thursday, February 1 with additional snowfall forecasted. 

The latest winter storm also blanketed Vail Resorts’ other Colorado mountains with 8 inches at Vail; 3 inches at Keystone and 2 at Breckenridge overnight.

Snow enthusiasts can save 33 percent on lodging packages at Beaver Creek with the Celebrate The Snow Package. Book online at www.beavercreek.com.

For additional photos taken in today’s fresh snow at Beaver Creek visit the following Dropbox links.

1. Cut line: Jed Schuetze enjoys 10 inches of fresh powder on Tuesday morning at Beaver Creek. http://dl.dropbox.com/u/85186126/SNOW%20ALERT/Photos/1.29.13/Beaver%20Crk.%20Jed%20Schutze.%20Ben%20Koelker.jpg

2. Cut line: Skier Austin Tafoya surfs some deep powder thanks to 10 inches of new snow at Beaver Creek today.
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/85186126/SNOW%20ALERT/Photos/1.29.13/Beaver%20Crk.%20Jed%20Schutze.%20Ben%20Koelker.jpg
Photo Credits: Ben Koelker, Beaver Creek Resort

To view and download b-roll from Beaver Creek this morning, visit this uStudio link: http://j5tgmsjwhfegi2dxgfgc4rcvpezvaztjobwgoncb.pages.ustudio.com/U71eFupMjAEx  or this Dropbox link:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/85186126/SNOW%20ALERT/Video%20Broll/Beaver%20Creek%201.29.13/1_29%20Beaver%20Creek%20B%20Roll.mp4
Video Credit: Phil Eisenberg, Beaver Creek Resort

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Media Contacts:
Jen Brown, Beaver Creek, (970) 754-5292, jbrown@vailresorts.com
Julia Littman, Beaver Creek, (970) 754-5169, jlittman@vailresorts.com
Contact(s):
Jen Brown
phone: 970-754-5292
Julia Littman
phone: (970) 754-5169


About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.
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