Sun, Snow and Fun Times in the Rockies and Lake Tahoe this March

09 March 2012
BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 9, 2012 — March is historically one of the snowiest months in Colorado and Lake Tahoe. It’s time to enjoy fun in the sun and snow this spring at Vail Resorts. There’s plenty of great skiing and snowboarding remaining this ski season along with awesome deals and events. 


Photo Caption: Have some fun tubing at Beaver Creek this March

Families Don’t Miss Kidtopia at Keystone this Weekend:  

Keystone Kidtopia, March 10-17 and 17-21
Bring your kids to a festival designed just for them. Explore the ultimate Snow Fort* at the top of Dercum Mountain, dance to live music in the plaza, make arts and crafts, go Disco Tubing and join the continuing education activities that fill this weekend on and off the slopes. Bring the whole family for a fun filled, kid friendly weekend. www.keystonekidtopia.com

Celebrate Spring in the Mountains:  

St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt and Après Party – March 17
Northstar California and EpicMix will host the first ever St. Patrick's Day EpicMix Scavenger Hunt and Après party on Saturday, March 17 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Join fellow EpicMixers in an on-mountain scavenger hunt, compete in challenges, earn EpicMix pins, and celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Prizes will also be given to most visible green outfit and best Irish-themed outfit. For additional information and to register online, please visit www.northstarcalifornia.com.

Breck’s Spring Fever – March 17-April 15, 2012
Spring Fever, presented by Cadillac, will take place throughout Breck as the town and mountain welcome visitors to one of the best times of the year for skiing and riding. Spring in Breck is widely known for having the best snow in Colorado, along with sunny bluebird days, special events, and great deals for guests from around the world. There’s no better way to send off the season than with Breck’s Spring Fever festival. Signature events include the Bud Light Concert series (bands to be announced), a spring beer festival, Ripperoo’s Mascot Olympics, the Breck 5 Peaks Mountaineering Race, North America’s longest ski mountaineering race, The 16th Annual Imperial Challenge bike and ski race and more!  Visit www.breckspringfever.com for updates and more information.
 

Heavenly Tahoe South Winter Snow Blast Weekends, March 17
Heavenly and Harrah’s Lake Tahoe team up to bring Tahoe South Winter Snow Blast 2012, four big weekends of on-mountain concerts and après ski entertainment, followed by nights of live music and a hot new club scene. On Saturday, March 17, a live on-mountain concert at Heavenly’s Adventure Peak will be followed by Unbuckle at Tamarack, Tahoe’s Ultimate Après Party. Then Drive By Truckers will perform live in the South Shore Room at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. To book a South Shore Winter Snow Blast weekend or to purchase show tickets, log on to LTSnowBlast.com or call (800) 786-8208. 

Heavenly’s Unbuckle at Tamarack – Daily
Located inside Heavenly’s spectacular Tamarack Lodge at the top of the Heavenly Gondola, Unbuckle at Tamarack is daily from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and features DJs, half-priced drinks, food specials, and on Fridays and Saturday, the EpicMix Chix dancers.

Photos and Video:

For more photos and broadcast quality video visit https://public.me.com/vail.resorts

Skype Interviews: All Resorts are available for Skype interviews this weekend and throughout the ski and ride season. Please contact news@vailresorts.com for more info.  

Book Your Ski Vacation Now:
Now’s the time to plan your vacation to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly and Northstar with these great deals:   

Breckenridge Spring Fever Lodging Special
Breckenridge Ski Resort just announced the schedule of events planned for this year’s Breck “Spring Fever”, a month-long festival featuring a series of events taking place from March 17 to closing day April 15, 2012. Breck Spring Fever’s official lodging partners are The Doubletree by Hilton Breckenridge and The Village at Breckenridge. Save your spot in the midst of all the Spring Fever action with the official Spring Fever lodging offer starting from only $119 a night. Both properties are steps away from Historic Breckenridge Main Street and provide easy access to 31 lifts serving over 150 trails. Book your Spring Fever lodging package today at www.BreckSpringFever.com  

1-2-3 Spa at RockResorts
Book a spa package at a RockResort and receive two spa treatments and a spa amenity. Visit a RockResorts Spa this year and receive a spa package that includes One Spa Welcome Treat, Two Spa Treatments and Three Nights of Lodging. Easy as 1-2-3 Spa. rockresorts.com/info/prm.1-2-3-spa.asp

American Way Magazine

Media Contacts:

Kate Lessman, Vail Resorts Corporate PR, Mountain Division klessman@vailresorts.com

Susan Darch, Vail Resorts Corporate PR, Hospitality, sdarch@vailresorts.com

Liz Biebl, Vail Mountain PR, ebiebl@vailresorts.com

Jen Brown, Beaver Creek PR, jbrown@vailresorts.com

Kristen Petitt Stewart, Breckenridge PR, kpetitt@vailresorts.com

Laura Parquette, Keystone PR, lparquette@vailresorts.com

Russ Pecoraro, Heavenly PR, rpecoraro@vailresorts.com

Jess VanPernis, Northstar PR, jvanpernis@vailresorts.com     

 

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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