02 January 2018

Samsung Deep Winter Photo Challenge Presented By GORE-TEX® Products Returns January 6, 2018

January is storm season at Whistler Blackcomb, which means plenty of snow and deep powder days on the mountains. The Samsung Deep Winter Photo Challenge presented by GORE-TEX® Products celebrates storm season each winter by showcasing the work of six top ski and snowboard photographers. Now in its twelfth year, the event continues to pay homage to this sacred occasion and to the skiers, riders and photographers who cherish it.
07 December 2017

Vail Resorts Announces Plans for Significant Investment to Continue Enhancing the Guest Experience at Park City Mountain for the 2018-19 Season

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that the Company will make significant capital improvements at the largest ski resort in the United States, Park City Mountain in Park City, Utah, slated to debut for the 2018-19 winter 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.
14 November 2017

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS ON NOV. 17TH

Whistler Blackcomb will be opening six days ahead of schedule on Friday, November 17. A streak of cold temperatures allowed for prime snowmaking conditions and with a favourable weather forecast calling for 50 centimetres of snow in the next three days, the decision to open Whistler Mountain was made.
25 July 2017

Vail Resorts Makes an Epic Promise – Commits to Zero Net Operating Footprint by 2030

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that the Company will aggressively pursue a comprehensive sustainability commitment, called “Epic Promise for a Zero Footprint”. This ambitious undertaking, announced to employees at a companywide event today, commits to zero net emissions by 2030, zero waste to landfill by 2030 and zero net operating impact to forests and habitat.
18 July 2017

WHISTLER MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK CREEKSIDE ZONE EXPANSION UNDERWAY

After many years in the planning and approval process, crews finally broke ground on 15 kilometres of new mountain biking trails in the Creekside Zone of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Once complete, the first phase of the Creekside expansion will include five new trails, designed to appeal to a variety of ability levels and riding styles, and will increase the amount of lift accessible riding in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park by 20 per cent. It is anticipated that all five new Creekside trails will be ready to ride for next summer’s planned opening of the Creekside Gondola in June 2018.
10 January 2017

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB NAMED ONE OF CANADA'S TOP EMPLOYERS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN 2017

For the sixth year in a row, Whistler Blackcomb has been named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. The annual competition, judged by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, recognizes employers offering the nation's best workplaces and programs for young people. Organizations honoured are chosen based on the availability of benefits, training, mentorship, co-op or work-study programs and the ability to attract and retain younger employees.
05 January 2017

As Much as Six Feet of New Snow Delivered in the Last Week to Top Ski Resorts Across the Western United States

The New Year has resolved to deliver massive amounts of snow across ski resorts in the western United States, with as much as six feet falling in the last week. A heavy band of snow is expected to continue falling today across the mountains throughout the day, including Colorado’s Vail Mountain, Beaver Creek Resort, Breckenridge and Keystone; Utah’s Park City Mountain; and the Lake Tahoe Region’s Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.
18 October 2016

Vail Resorts Recognized with Six Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with six Vail Resorts properties – including four RockResorts properties – recognized among the best of the best in travel.