January Storm Rolls Into Colorado and Lake Tahoe Giving Skiers and Snowboarders a Powder Filled Weekend with New Terrain Open at all Vail Resorts

22 January 2012
 
 
January Storm Rolls Into Colorado and Lake Tahoe Giving Skiers and Snowboarders a Powder Filled Weekend with New Terrain Open at all Vail Resorts

VAIL, Colo. – Jan. 22, 2012 – Skiers and snowboarders can thank Mother Nature for a feast of powder in Colorado this weekend. Heavenly and Northstar Resorts in Lake Tahoe received more than 20 inches of snow yesterday—reported at the summits of Heavenly and Northstar Resorts—while Colorado Resorts including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone received up to 10 inches last night.
 
New Snow and More Terrain Openings!

In Colorado, with several storms this week, the new snow is allowing for more terrain to be open. At Keystone new trails in the Outback have opened, Breckenridge opened the T-bar, Vail opened portions of Blue Sky Basin, Sun Up Bowl and China Bowl and Beaver Creek opened more trails like Stickline, Goshawk and more.
 
Additionally in Lake Tahoe at Heavenly Resort, skiers and riders now have have access to 30 trails accessed by 24 lifts, featuring top-to-bottom skiing and riding on 3,500 vertical feet and more than 19 miles of terrain.
 
Northstar currently has 39 open trails accessed by 16 lifts, featuring top-to-bottom skiing and riding on 2,280 vertical feet of terrain. The resort has continued to open new terrain throughout the season, having just opened Iron Horse, one of the more popular advanced trails on the Backside of the mountain, as well as Woodchuck and Ax Handle, intermediate trails located on the front of the mountain just prior to the storm’s arrival.
 
Powder Footage and Photos

Watch the video and checkout the great powder shots here:

Breckenridge Footage: https://public.me.com/vail.resorts

Lake Tahoe Video Footage: https://public.me.com/vail.resorts under Heavenly and Northstar Folders.

Still Photo: Keystone Skier Jesse Ambrogi

Make it a Ski Weekend with these Great Lodging Deals
3 For Free
This winter, stay at any of our luxurious RockResorts or at other participating lodging properties in Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Northstar and receive a free night on us! Plus, get a $50 gift card and a free hydration backpack. Rates start from $80 per night at Keystone. Minimum length-of-stay restrictions apply and vary by property. Travel must be booked by 1/31/2012 and must be completed by 4/30/2012. Call 866-614-7625 (ROCK) or visit rockresorts.com/3forfree to take advantage of this offer.

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 resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar California in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and 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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