17 December 2018

Mid-Season Conditions Await Holiday Skiers and Riders at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte

It’s been an historic start to the winter season at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte, with record early openings, plentiful amounts of snowfall and terrain, and conditions that are comparable to late-January last season. Now is a great time for skiing and snowboarding in Colorado, as all five resorts head into the holidays with mid-winter conditions and festive events.
14 December 2018

Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s East River Express Scheduled to Open on Saturday, Dec. 15

With the official start to winter arriving on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, the 2018-19 ski and snowboard season is off to an historic start at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR). CBMR has received incredible early season snowfall, and the resort is excited to announce that the East River Lift will open for the season on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.
13 December 2018

Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz Gives $2 Million in Grants to Support Mental & Behavioral Health Programs in Mountain Resort Communities across North America

Today, Vail Resorts announced that Chief Executive Officer Rob Katz and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, have made significant contributions totaling more than $2 million to support emotional wellness programs in nearly every mountain resort community in which Vail Resorts operates.
07 December 2018

Northstar California’s Summit Smokehouse Re-Opens With a Fresh New Look

The Summit Smokehouse at Northstar California re-opens Dec. 14, 2018, weather permitting, after being renovated physically and conceptually to focus on a creative menu with simple, hand-crafted ingredients. The concept extends beyond the kitchen into the beverage station, which most notably hosts no single-use cups in alignment with the company’s Commitment to Zero.
07 December 2018

Vail Resorts Commits to $175 Million to $180 Million in Capital Investments to Reimagine the Guest Experience for the 2019-20 Season

Vail Resorts today announced that the Company plans to invest approximately $175 million to $180 million in the guest experience in time for the 2019-20 winter ski and snowboard season across its network of 18 resorts. This latest investment is in addition to approximately $150 million invested for this season, bringing the Company’s industry-leading resort investment total to more than $1.2 billion over the last decade.
06 December 2018

Kirkwood Mountain Resort to Open the Entire Mountain While Heavenly and Northstar Expand Skier and Rider Access

Kirkwood Mountain Resort plans to open the entire mountain Saturday, Dec. 8, weather permitting, making it the first fully-open resort in the Tahoe Basin. Mother Nature continues to provide expanded terrain at Northstar California and Heavenly Mountain Resorts beginning today, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 8.
03 December 2018

Rusutsu, Japan Joins the Epic Pass for the 2019-20 Winter Season

Vail Resorts today announced a long-term alliance with one of the most renowned resorts in the world for deep powder and tree skiing, Rusutsu Resort, located in Hokkaido, Japan, just 90 minutes from Sapporo and New Chitose Airport. Beginning with the 2019-20 season, the Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass and Epic Australia Pass will offer five consecutive complimentary days with no blackout dates at the three unique, interlinked mountains that make up Rusutsu Resort.
29 November 2018

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Opens Silver Queen Express for the Winter Season

After receiving more than two feet of snow in the past week – plus six inches of snow in the last 24 hours – intermixed with great snowmaking conditions, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is excited to announce that the Silver Queen Express is open for the 2018-19 winter season. Today marks the earliest opening date for the Silver Queen Express in 20 years.
21 November 2018

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Opens for the 2018-19 Winter Season

Today marks the start of the 2018-19 winter season at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. With ideal snowmaking conditions and favorable natural snowfall, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is offering skiers and snowboarders the most early-season terrain in years.
15 November 2018

Stowe and Okemo Mountain Resort to Open Nov. 16 for the 2018-19 Winter Season Resorts with Top-to-Bottom Skiing and the Most Skiable Terrain in Vermont

A combination of world-class snowmaking and strong early-season snowfall will allow both Stowe and Okemo Mountain Resort to open earlier than in most prior years, this Friday, Nov.16.