B-Roll and Photo Alert: VAIL + BEAVER CREEK + BRECKENRIDGE + KEYSTONE

14 December 2009
FRESH SNOW
A mid-December winter storm delivered 10 inches of fresh powder snow to Vail Mountain in the last 48 hours and allowed the resort to open terrain in the Highline Express Lift (#10) area this morning. Beaver Creek received eight inches while Breckenridge and Keystone received six inches each in the last 48 hours.

FRESH SNOW
A mid-December winter storm delivered 10 inches of fresh powder snow to Vail Mountain in the last 48 hours and allowed the resort to open terrain in the Highline Express Lift (#10) area this morning. Beaver Creek received eight inches while Breckenridge and Keystone received six inches each in the last 48 hours.
 
WINTER DEW TOUR AT BRECKENRIDGE
The world’s top snowboard and freeski athletes, including defending 2008-2009 Dew Cup champions Kelly Clark (SNB pipe) and Spencer O’Brien (SNB slope) as well as Olympic hopefuls Mason Aguirre, Steve Fisher and Louie Vito will be competing at the first stop of the 2009-2010 Winter Dew Tour. The Winter Dew Tour returns to Breckenridge Ski Resort for the second consecutive year for the Totino’s Open, held Dec. 17-20. The four-day event will feature snowboarding and freeskiing competitions, two live performances by local rock band OneRepublic and an interactive Festival Village with athlete autograph signings and free product giveaways.
 
VACATION VALUES
“Lunch for Less” is a new value meal that will be offered across all five resorts for $9.95 and it will include an entrée, side dish and a beverage. The Lunch for Less meal may vary from day to day and from resort to resort and include a wrap and soup one day or a pasta and salad the next. It’s the perfect way to refuel on the slopes and experience a variety of menu offerings over a multi-day visit.
 
Starting Nov. 1, when you book lodging at a RockResort property or an owned or managed property at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge or Keystone, receive “Three for Free,” a value that includes a free night of lodging, $50 RockResorts gift card or $50 in on-mountain currency plus a free helmet cam (one per reservation) to capture your experience on the slopes. Visit www.rockresorts.com/threeforfree.
 
B-ROLL VIDEO FOOTAGE AND PHOTOS
More info and photos are available. For an overview of what’s new or newsworthy in the ski/travel industry or a travel/ski industry outlook, visit http://news.vailresorts.com. Broadcast-quality footage and photos from today are available at http://public.me.com/vail.resorts.

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, Heavenly Mountain Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and the Caribbean. 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 the consumer website is www.snow.com.

Contact(s)

Liz Biebl

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: ebiebl@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 754-3001

Kristen Petitt Stewart

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: kpetitt@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970)453-3210
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