24 August 2016

Wilmot Mountain Season Passes Allow Chicago- and Milwaukee-Area Skiers Access to Their Favorite Western Ski Resorts and Experience $13 Million in Improvements Locally

This winter, when chairlifts begin to turn at Wilmot Mountain, skiers and snowboarders will be able to enjoy the $13 million worth of improvements made this summer by new owner Vail Resorts. Marking the most significant one-time influx of capital improvements in Wilmot Mountain’s 79-year history, Vail Resorts is ensuring that the entire guest experience is re-imagined for the upcoming season, from new lifts and restaurants to expanded snowmaking and an enhanced beginner area and terrain park. For just $609, the Vail Resorts’ Epic Local Pass not only provides unlimited access all winter at Wilmot Mountain, but also at nine world-class resorts like Vail, Beaver Creek and Breckenridge in Colorado, and Park City in Utah.
24 August 2016

Purchase The Epic Pass, Skiing and Snowboarding’s Ultimate Travel Passport, at the LOWEST Rate, Providing Unlimited Access to the BEST Resorts in the U.S.

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Aug. 24, 2016 – While Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer, the countdown to the 2016-2017 ski and snowboard season is just beginning. The Epic Pass unlocks the greatest value in the ski industry with unlimited and unrestricted access to nine world-class resorts in the U.S. including Vail, Breckenridge and Park City. Available for just
15 August 2016

Epic SchoolKids Returns, Allowing Colorado Kids to Ski Free During the 2016-2017 Season

While not officially found on back-to-school supply lists, a must-have for all elementary school-aged children is the Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack, providing 16 free days of skiing and snowboarding at the premier resorts in Colorado. The 2016-2017 Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack does not require any purchases, and includes four free days each at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone, as well as one free first-timer ski or snowboard lesson with free equipment rental. Epic SchoolKids was first offered for the 2015-2016 season as Vail Resorts’ way of giving back to the local community, while ensuring future generations have access to the sports of skiing and snowboarding. Registration is open today through Sunday, Oct. 9, and can be done in-person at Colorado Ski & Golf, Colorado Ski & Sport and Boulder Ski Deals locations throughout the Front Range.
08 August 2016

Vail Resorts and Whistler Blackcomb Agree To Strategic Combination

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) (“Vail Resorts”) and Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc. (TSX: WB) (“Whistler Blackcomb”) today announced that they have entered into a strategic business combination joining Whistler Blackcomb with Vail Resorts.
19 July 2016

The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort, Wins 2016 Sunset Travel Award, Declared Best Mountain Resort in the West by the Editors of Sunset

The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort in Vail, Colo. has been declared the Best Mountain Resort in the West by Time Inc.’s (NYSE: TIME) Sunset, the premier guide to living in the West. The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort is one of 20 winners of the 2016 Sunset Travel Awards, which honor the West’s top destinations in lodging, dining, cultural tourism, outdoor adventure, attractions, and more.
19 July 2016

The Lodge at Vail Introduces Yoga at 10,150 feet to Vail

The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort, in partnership with Vail Mountain, is offering yoga at 10,150 feet every Friday and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. through Sept. 3. The class takes place in the Mid-Vail area at the top of Vail’s Gondola One and is complimentary to all guests with a lift ticket or current season pass. Those who are feeling extra ambitious can hike to Mid-Vail free of charge. A limited number of yoga mats are available to use onsite and participants will receive discount cards to be used on services at the RockResorts Spa at The Lodge at Vail.
07 July 2016

Afton Alps Opens Championship Caliber Disc Golf Course

Afton Alps, in partnership with Vibram, the worldwide leader in high performance soles and partner of Vail Resorts, is pleased to announce the opening of a championship caliber disc golf course. The course is designed to provide a high-level, challenging disc golf experience set against stunning hilltop views.
07 July 2016

Book Winter Early Through July 31 For the Best Vacation Experience at Vail Resorts

Record-high temperatures in the early days of summer make dreams of crisp winter getaways even sweeter. Those who Book Winter Early – by July 31 to be exact – can ensure those dreams will become the best reality this winter by locking in the best vacation experience across Vail Resorts and RockResorts destinations, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood. www.Snow.com/BookWinterEarly
05 July 2016

Vail Resorts’ Chairman & CEO Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Transformational Award Winner in the Mountain Desert Region

Vail Resorts’ Chairman & CEO Rob Katz received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Transformational category, Mountain Desert Region. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award program, which recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
27 June 2016

Vail Resorts Names Chris Sorensen General Manager of Mt. Brighton Ski Area

Today Vail Resorts announced the appointment of Chris Sorensen as general manager of Mt. Brighton, where he will oversee all ski area operations. He will begin his new position on Tuesday, July 5.