Early-Season Snow Blankets Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone
- More than 30” of new snow at Breckenridge Ski Resort this week
- Keystone Resort offers most open terrain in the country
- Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass on sale only through Sunday, Nov. 23 for access to 22 resorts
- Lodging discounts of up to 35 percent off when booked by opening day
BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Nov. 14, 2014 – Although the first day of winter isn’t officially for another month, winter is alive and well in Colorado, particularly at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone ski resorts. With more snow falling and forecasted to continue through Saturday night, skiers and snowboarders can rejoice for promising early-season conditions.
This Week's Resort Snow Totals, as of 5 a.m., Friday, Nov. 14:
Beaver Creek: 24”
“We could not be more excited about this new snow as our resorts are opening,” said Pat Campbell, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Breckenridge Ski Resort. “As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, now is the perfect time to take advantage of great deals on lodging, the best prices on tickets and ski school and of course the incredible snow.”
Keystone, which opened for the season on Friday, Nov. 7, is offering the country’s most skiable terrain with 104 acres open. Top-to-bottom skiing is available with three lifts running and 20 features in the resort’s early season terrain park.
Breckenridge Ski Resort will open today, Friday, Nov. 14 followed by Vail Mountain on Friday, Nov. 21 and Beaver Creek Resort on Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Epic Pass Deadline: Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 is the last chance for skiers and snowboarders to purchase Vail Resorts’ Epic PassTM, the world’s most flexible, popular season pass, for the 2014-2015 ski and snowboard season. With Keystone Resort in Colorado already open, and recent snow storms combined across Vail Resorts’ iconic mountains in Colorado, Utah and Lake Tahoe, the clock is ticking down on the industry’s best-selling and most valuable season pass.
With the recent acquisition of Park City in Utah, Vail Resort’s Epic Pass now offers unprecedented access to 22 legendary mountain resorts and more than 32,000 acres of the best skiing and riding in the world. At just $769 for adults and $399 for children (ages 5-12), it also offers the industry’s best value, saving 30 percent versus buying lift tickets and paying for itself in just over six days. www.EpicPass.com
Vail Resorts managed hotels and vacation rentals across its Colorado resorts are offering vacation packages and deals of up to 35 percent off for guests who book by opening day, except at Keystone, which is already open and offering early season vacation deals as well. To book, visit www.snow.com or call (800) 404-3535.
Did you know…Epic Pass holders save an additional 20 percent off the lowest rates and existing promotional packages on lodging with Vail Resorts owned and operated properties at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Canyons, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, and even at Grand Teton Lodge Company in Wyoming and Half Moon, Jamaica? It’s true! Epic Pass holders qualify for exclusive Vail Resorts Friends & Family Rates. Simply visit snow.com to book your stay with a Vail Resorts Hospitality property at the lowest rates available.
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
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; Park City and Canyons in Utah; 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.