Snow Storm Totals Reach 9 to 17 Inches in Less Than One Week at Colorado’s Four Major Ski Resorts

28 October 2015
  • Series of Additional Storms Forecast for Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone
  • Epic Pass Features Unlimited, Unrestricted Access to Iconic Resorts 
Summit County / Eagle County, Colo., Oct. 28, 2015 – With the arrival of an additional two to five inches of new snow during the past 24 hours, the week’s snow storm total has reached nine to 17 inches at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone.  Additional snow and cold temperatures are forecast for the approaching week, which offer conditions suitable for snowmaking at Colorado’s four major resorts. 
“Colorado’s four major resorts are ready for an incredible season,” said Pat Campbell, president of Vail Resorts Mountain Division.  “Cold temperatures and the onset of our first two winter storms have been timely; with additional snowfall forecast, we anticipate great opening days,” she said.  Keystone is scheduled to open Friday, Nov. 6 – followed by Breckenridge, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13; Vail is slated for Friday, Nov. 20 and Beaver Creek is set to open Wednesday, Nov. 25.
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Guests who reserve lodging accommodations by opening day receive up to 30 percent savings.  From family-friendly accommodations at Keystone and ski-in, ski-out lodging at the foot of Breck’s famed Peak 8, to award-winning, luxury accommodations in the heart of Vail and Beaver Creek, guests are invited to customize a vacation experience of a lifetime at Colorado’s four major resorts by visiting    
About Colorado’s Four Major Resorts:
Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone collectively offer winter enthusiasts the best of Colorado’s skiing and riding, accommodations, dining, shopping, entertainment, and activities .  With more than 13,000 acres of combined skiable terrain across more than 650 trails, the four resorts offer unprecedented access to the slopes.  For current snow and weather conditions, additional information or to plan a vacation, please visit,, and    
Fresh Snow – Photography and B-Roll:
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Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone.  
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and two 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; Perisher, Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Company 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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