Halloween Brings Heavy Snow to the Colorado Rockies with Keystone and Breckenridge Gearing up for Opening Day

25 October 2010
 Halloween Brings Heavy Snow to the Colorado Rockies with Keystone and Breckenridge Gearing up for Opening Day


Keystone, Colorado—Oct. 25, 2010— The Halloween treats came a bit early this week with Mother Nature showing Colorado some love Monday morning as snow continues to accumulate through Summit County and the Vail Valley. So far Monday’s storm dumped more than 18 inches of snow at Keystone Resort’s North Peak. A winter storm warning is in effect through Tuesday evening and weather forecasts are predicting the snow to continue as temperatures dip into the low teens.

With Keystone Resort opening on November 5, 2010 this winter storm promises great conditions on opening day for all Colorado Resorts. Breckenridge Resort’s opening day follows on November 12, 2010. November 19, 2010 marks Vail and Heavenly’s opening day, with Beaver Creek opening on November 24, 2010.

The Epic Pass is back for its third winter season, providing unlimited, unrestricted access to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly and Arapahoe Basin for just $629*. Or, try the NEW Epic 7-Pack for seven days at all the same world-class resorts for $479*. Both passes and all PEAKS tickets include Epic Mix! *Prices [valid as of Oct. 25, 2010 and] may be subject to change.  

Premiering at Keystone, November 5, 2010 EpicMix™ a Groundbreaking New Online and Mobile Application, Allowing Skiers and Riders a Seamless and Effortless Way to Digitally Capture and Share Their Mountain Experience www.epicmix.com

As always The 2010/11 Colorado Pass is a season pass that is valid for unlimited, unrestricted skiing and riding at Keystone, Breckenridge and Arapahoe Basin, plus 10 days at Vail and Beaver Creek. These passes are restricted from use at Vail/Beaver Creek: November 26-27, 2010, December 27- 31, 2010 and February 19 -20, 2011. 

Get a free night of lodging at the top-rated RockResort hotels and properties in Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Martin Luther King Day, Valentine’s Day or President’s Day when you book by Halloween (Oct. 31, of course). A minimum length of stay is required that varies by property. www.HolidaysOnUs.com or 866.513.ROCK. The Holidays on Us package is also available at St. Lucia, Miami, Santa Fe, Jackson Hole and Aspen


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.


Justine Spence

Communications Coordinator
Email: JCSpence@vailresorts.com
Phone: 970.496.4065

Ryan Whaley

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