Winter Storm Gives Colorado Skiers and Riders Lots of Love on Valentine's Day

14 February 2010

VAIL, Colo. – Feb 14, 2010 – Mother Nature gave Colorado skiers and snowboarders a gift of a whole lot of powder for Valentine’s Day weekend with Vail and Breckenridge received a walloping of 17 and 20 inches respectively and Beaver Creek and Keystone also received an extra helping of snow for the holiday.

Lodging Deals to Love!


Spring Break on Us! 33 Percent off your stay of 3 nights or more!
Ski & Board in the blue bird skies and epic snow of Breckenridge! Receive 33 percent off your Spring Break Vacation when you stay for 3 or more nights at Mountain Thunder Lodge, Great Divide Lodge, the Village Hotel or the Village at Breckenridge! www.breckenridge.com  

Super Sundays - Sunday Sleepovers: Extend your weekend and avoid the traffic with $79 Sunday night stays at Breckenridge and Keystone throughout the season. Limited availability. Sunday Sleepovers are also available for select properties at Vail and Beaver Creek. www.RockResorts.com.

Upcoming Events

Keystone Resort Kidtopia Festival February 18-21st

Keystone’s Kidtopia Festival from February 18 - 21 is full of programming dedicated to kids. The Signature Weekend features concerts, entertainment from Radio Disney, and the debut of the world’s largest snowfort on top of Keystone’s Dercum Mountain. With a carnival of activities from disco tubing to glow bug skate nights, an arts and crafts tent as well as other events and entertainment. No child will complain about boredom on a ski vacation to Keystone!

Vail Bud Light Street Beat Concert February 24th
"Off your seat and into the street" is the winter rallying cry of Vail Valley locals and guests alike as the Bud Light Street Beat free concert series returns in 2010 to chase away both the chill of winter and the hump day blues. The show gets under way at Solaris in Vail Village at 6 p.m. In addition to free music, locals and guests enjoy another great benefit of the Street Beat series: they can register to win great prizes! February 24 - Stockholm Syndrome, Jam Rock Collaboration. www.vail.com

Breckenridge Resort Hope on the Slopes February 27th
Hope on the Slopes returns to Breckenridge Ski Resort for a second year! This event provides avid skiers and snowboarders an opportunity to make their day of skiing or riding more meaningful by raising money and awareness for the American Cancer Society, the nation’s #1 non-profit contributor of funds for cancer research. Participants of Hope on the Slopes will be raising awareness across our Breckenridge slopes either as teams or individuals in a competitive family atmosphere with opportunities to win prizes. www.breckenridge.com

Upcoming Ski and Ride Clinics

Vail Mountain She Skis
A Women-Only Testing Clinic is organized by SKI Magazine’s former women’s ski test director Krista Crabtree for intermediate and advanced female skiers. Aimed at enhancing equipment knowledge and technique through testing of next season’s women’s-specific skis, participants in the three-day clinic team up in small groups with top female pros. Atomic, Dynastar, Fischer, K2, Nordica, Rossignol and Volkl brands are all included in the testing, covering Vail’s extensive and diverse terrain. Feb. 26-28, 2010. www.vail.com  

Breckenridge Resort Women’s Ski and Snowboard Camp
Play hooky for a few days and join the ladies for a special getaway. Spend three full days on the slopes as you advance your skiing techniques and learn in this supportive, female-only environment. Prices include lunches, a welcome reception, a cocktail party, a free gift and a celebration dinner. Open to intermediate through advanced skiers and snowboarders. Space is limited and registrations must be booked in advance.
Dates: March 5th – 7th, 2010 www.breckenridgeresort.com

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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)

Katie Adamson

Communications Coordinator
Email: kadamson@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 496-4065

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

Ryan Whaley

Communications Manager
Email: rwhaley@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 496-4107

Kathryn Wohlschlaeger

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: kwohlschlaeger@vailresorts.com
Phone: (303) 404-6466
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