This Spring, Lindsey Vonn, O.A.R., and 3OH!3 and help our Colorado Skiers and Riders Say Farewell to an Incredible 2012-2013 Season with Vail Resorts

28 March 2013
BROOMFIELD, Colo.– March 27, 2013 – When spring comes to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado it brings Spring Back to Vail, Spring Fever, Pond Skimming and so much more this year. Skiers and riders will close out Vail’s 50th anniversary season with free live concerts from O.A.R, Sublime, and Jimmy Cliff; At Beaver Creek girls who participate in the Ski Girls Rock program can enjoy lunch with Lindsey Vonn; At Breck, celebrate spring time with Spring Fever events with concerts from Matisyahuand other platinum artists. New this year, try a daredevil Red Bull Schlittentag on Keystone’s closing day and show everyone what a daredevil you are with free range to create the fastest sled on snow. With two and a half feet of snow at Breckenridge, 20 inches at Vail, and 19 inches at Beaver Creek and Keystone this week Mother Nature is setting the scene for amazing spring ski and riding conditions. Here’s the line up to end the 2012-2013 winter season with a bang.  Don’t forget your sunscreen!

 “Lunch with Lindsey”  - Lindsey Vonn’s Ski Girls Rock Program at Beaver Creek –March 30
On Saturday, March 30, girls who participate in Lindsey Vonn’s Ski Girls Rock program will have the special opportunity to enjoy “Lunch with Lindsey” in a private dining room where they will also have an intimate informal discussion with this year’s FIS Alpine World Cup Downhill Champion and Olympic gold medalist. Ski Girls Rock is a premium ski lesson product inspired by Vonn and created exclusively for girls ages 7 to 14 to empower young women, and equip them with the skills and confidence to be successful both on and off the mountain. Registration is first-come, first-served online at or call (970) 754-5464 to learn more about the program.

Spring Back to Vail – April 8-14
Celebrate spring and enjoy some fun in the sun to close out Vail’s 50th anniversary ski and snowboard season at Spring Back to Vail, featuring free live concerts from O.A.R, Sublime with Rome, and Jimmy Cliff. Closing day on April 14th also brings the annual World Pond Skimming Championships, a spectacle entailing floatable, and sometimes sinkable, athletes launching themselves off an on-snow jump onto an icy pond in attempts to successfully exit the pond on both feet.  
Spring Fever, presented by Breckenridge Ski ResortMarch 17-April 14
More than 40 events in 30 days, taking place both on the mountain and in town while visitors are welcomed to ski and ride the best spring snow in Colorado. The month-long series of events will feature countless bluebird days and great deals for guests to offer attractions for all ages.
Full details on all the events taking place during Breck Spring Fever continue to be updated daily; for the latest news and details on all the events taking place, visit

Breck Spring Fever includes the Bud Light Concert Series: Big-name national acts on Saturday and Sunday afternoons on a specially-constructed stage on the mountain at the Peak 8 base.

Sat. April 6thThe Mighty Mighty Bosstones– The platinum-winning ska-core band from Boston are best known for their album Let’s Face It and their hit single “The Impression That I Get”, and are credited as one of the progenitors of the ska punk genre.
Sun. April 7thThe Dirty Heads– This SoCal rock/reggae/hip-hop band makes music that represents positivity and good vibes, with a melodic style that includes hip hop and ska punk genres. Their debut album featured one of this decade’s biggest singles, “Lay Me Down”, which spent 11 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Alternative Chart, a record for an independent release.
Sat. April 13th3OH!3– One of Colorado’s favorite hometown bands, 3OH!3 is the electropop duo of Sean Foreman and Nathanial Motte, who named the band after the area code of their hometown of Boulder, CO. Having collaborated with some of the biggest names in pop, such as Lil’ John, Katy Perry and Ke$ha, 3OH!3 has racked up an impressive resume that’s seen them vying for MTV Video Music Awards, selling out shows worldwide, racking up platinum singles, and creating instant parties at festivals across the globe.
Sun. April 14thMatisyahu–Matisyahu fuses the contemporary styles of rap, beatboxing and hip-hop with the more traditional vocal disciplines of jazz's scat singing and Judaism's hazzan style of songful prayer, rolling it all into a dominant background of reggae. His hit single “King Without a Crown” off his album Live At Stubb’s launched him to stardom and was a Top 40 hit in the USA.

Schlittentagand Slush Cup Close Keystone Resort Sunday, April 7    

Slush Cup

The third annual Slush Cup at the Mountain House Base kicks off Keystone’s official last day of the season, at 10:30am, Sunday, April 7. Participants will have the chance to pond-skim their way to great prizes including three Summit Value Passes in categories including best costume, best crash and best overall. Spectators can watch pond-skimmers glide, crash, dance and ski to a possible victory while listening to music and enjoying a cold beverage from The Last Lift Bar.

Red Bull Schlittentag
Schlittentag, the German word for “sledding day” translates to daredevils willing to propel themselves on a hand-built sled down a snow-covered hill. What better way to say farewell to an excellent 2012-13 ski season at Keystone Resort and hello to Vail Resort’s new partnership with Red Bull than with its new event, Red Bull Schlittentag, Sunday, April 7. Teams will consist of three people who have free range to create the wildest, fastest sled this side of the Alps. The Schlittentag will take place at the Mountain House Base Area on the Discovery Hill where spectators can watch the gallant “sledders” propel themselves down the hill. www

2013 Closing Days
Keystone: April 7, 2013
Vail, Beaver Creek and Breckenridge: April 14, 2013

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 and consumer website is
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