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

05 January 2017
BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Jan. 5, 2017 – 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.
Seven-day snow accumulation totals, as of 5 a.m. Jan. 5:
51-74 inches  |  Lake Tahoe’s Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California and Kirkwood Resort
39 inches  |  Utah’s Park City Mountain
5-14 inches  |  Colorado’s Vail Mountain, Beaver Creek Resort, Breckenridge Ski Resort and Keystone Resort                        
Snow continues to fall at the four Colorado resorts this morning, with snow accumulation totals between the 5 a.m. snow report and 11 a.m. MST ranging from 6 to 14 inches at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone.
Follow #BigSnow
Watch as the snowfall continues throughout Colorado, Utah and Lake Tahoe by searching and using the hashtag, #BigSnow. Resorts, skiers and snowboarders will continuously post images directly from the mountains to offer a minute-by-minute look at conditions.  
Purchase Lift Tickets In Advance to Save the Most
Skiers and snowboarders looking for the best prices on lift tickets can use their smartphone or computer to purchase tickets online in advance at By purchasing lift tickets seven or more days in advance online, guests will receive the biggest savings – up to 25 percent – and the lowest price, guaranteed. Advance purchase tickets can be sent directly to a guest’s mailbox, allowing them to bypass the ticket window. Or guests can easily pick up their tickets at the resorts’ Epic Day Express windows. Once a guest has a hard card ticket, they can even load more days onto the card by purchasing additional days online. Guests can also save by booking ski school lessons online in advance at
Secret Season of Vacation Savings
Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 10, access the best-kept secret of the season – the Secret Season! Insiders know that the best time to visit Vail Resorts iconic mountain destinations is after the holiday rush has passed. Guests can avoid the crowds and take advantage of great lodging rates – up to 40 percent off! – along with excellent conditions and short lift lines. Book lodging and lock in advanced lift ticket pricing, lessons, discounted equipment rentals, and everything else needed to get the most from the mountain!
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate ten world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development 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 and consumer website is



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