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January 31, 2013

Keystone Resort Receives 11" of Snow in the Last Seven Days


For high-res powder shots taken in the Outback today please visit our Dropbox folder here:
https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public/Keystone/Photo/Winter/Videographer%27s%20Photo%20Log/1-31-13.
 
 
KEYSTONE, CO. — January 31, 2012 —In the last seven days Keystone Resort has received 11 inches of new snow providing excellent skiing and riding conditions heading into the month of February. The Resort boasts 2,170 acres of terrain open across 104 trails accessed by 19 lifts providing guests a superb experience when visiting the mountains. In the past 48 hours alone, Keystone’s further peak, The Outback, has received nine inches of new snow making for a wintry powder day at Keystone.
 
To add to the great wintry experience, the Resort always offers free parking, red wagons to haul gear and excellent guest service making skiing and riding more friendly and accessible for everyone. On top of the new snow and easy access, Keystone has two festivals happening this weekend, Savour the Slopes and Winter Bluegrass Festival.
 
Savour the Slopes is a month-long rotating showcase of all of Keystone’s signature restaurants happening daily at 4:30 and only costing $20 per tasting. A full schedule of tastings can be found on the Resort’s website: www.keystoneresort.com.
 
Warren Station at Keystone presents the Second Annual Winter Bluegrass Festival featuring two-nights of bluegrass music from some of Colorado’s own, including The Mossgatherers, Taarka, The Pine Beatles and The Haunted Windchimes. Advance tickets are $12 a night or $20 for a two-night pass and can be purchase at www.keystoneneighbourhood.com.
 
When traveling to Keystone Resort to experience great skiing and riding conditions make sure to check-out the Resort’s lodging offers that range from Play for Free at Keystone with rates starting at $219 that includes free night skiing on day of arrival as well as a free Nordic trail fee and free ice rink admission, to mid-week savings up to 20% off.
 
On top of the great snow, lively festivals and affordable lodging deals, Keystone continues to offer one of the best family ski experiences in the industry, bolstered by its new Kids Ski Free offer. Any child, 12 and under, staying two or more nights in a Keystone owned/operated lodging unit will receive free lift tickets for the duration of their stay. Keystone’s offer is as simple as childhood itself, without any red tape or restrictions. There are no blackout dates, giving families the freedom to take advantage of the special deal on weekends and throughout holiday periods, a rarity in the ski industry. Reservations may be made at Keystoneresort.com or by calling 800-328-1323.
 
 

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Media Note
More info and photos of Keystone Resort are also available at http://news.keystone.vailresorts.com.

Media Contacts
Laura Parquette, (970) 496-4107, (970) 333-3437, lparquette@vailresorts.com
Tucker Vest Burton, (970) 496-4065, (970) 485-2444, tburton@vailresorts.com
 


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 resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. 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 consumer website is www.snow.com.
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