21 December 2017

Breckenridge Ski Resort and Keystone Resort Continue to Expand Terrain Heading into the Holidays

Both Breckenridge Ski Resort and Keystone Resort continue to expand terrain, as each resort has opened additional trails every week since Opening Day. Both resorts are offering top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding across multiple peaks prior to the holidays, and will be adding more terrain heading into this weekend. This morning, a brief burst of snow quickly brought two inches of snow to both resorts with additional snow in the forecast through the weekend.
21 December 2017

Vail Resorts CEO’s New Charitable Fund to Focus on Mental Health Issues

Today, Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced that Chief Executive Officer Rob Katz and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, have decided that the initial focus for their recently announced charitable fund will be on mental health issues in the Company’s local communities. Katz and Amsterdam created the new charitable fund in October 2017 with funding of approximately $58 million.
21 December 2017

Hyatt Place Keystone Celebrates Official Opening

Hyatt Place Keystone, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Keystone, Colo., is officially open. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings. Hyatt Place Keystone is owned by Realty Capital Partners and operated by Vail Resorts.
20 December 2017

The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort, Celebrates 10 Years

The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort, will celebrate the property’s 10th anniversary on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. The public celebration in Lionshead Village will include an ice skating show, live music and an ice carving exhibition. Following the outdoor event, a 10th anniversary celebration dinner will take place inside the hotel.
19 December 2017

Beaver Creek Celebrates Grand Opening of Red Buffalo Park and Red Buffalo Express Lift (#5) on Friday, December 22

On Friday, December 22 at 9:15 a.m., Beaver Creek Resort will debut Red Buffalo Park, a family learning area located at the mountain’s highest elevation, 11,440 feet. At the heart of Red Buffalo Park, the new Red Buffalo Express Lift (#5), a high-speed quad, will debut to provide an increase in uphill capacity and a shorter, 4.3 minute ride to the top of the mountain. A Grand Opening celebration will commence at the base of Red Buffalo Express Lift (#5) on Friday at 9:15 a.m. with an official ribbon cutting, commemorative pins and Beaver Creek’s famed chocolate chip cookies. Beginning Friday, skiers and snowboarders will have access to 338 acres of terrain, including an additional 43 acres of terrain on Red Buffalo, Lower Booth Gardens, Lower Powell, and Grand Traverse trails in Red Buffalo Park.
12 December 2017

Arvada Colorado Ski & Golf Store Gets Name Change and New Location

In early January, the Arvada location of Colorado Ski & Golf will be moving to a new location at 9170 Wadsworth Parkway in Westminster. This new space, which will be shared with the existing Bicycle Village, will also be receiving an updated moniker – Colorado Ski & Sports.
09 December 2017

2017-18 Ski and Snowboard Season is Underway at Mt. Brighton and Holiday Events are Just Around the Corner

Mt. Brighton opened for business on Saturday, Dec. 8, sending the first chairlift of skiers – Brighton’s Jim Needham and Matt Widdick – up to the top of Metro Detroit’s popular winter sports destination.
08 December 2017

Celebrating 80th Anniversary Wilmot Mountain Opens for 2017-2018 Season

Wilmot Mountain, a long-time favorite Midwest ski destination, announced today its opening date of Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. In addition to welcoming guests back to the ski slopes, Wilmot Mountain is celebrating its 80th anniversary season with even more improvements and new events.
07 December 2017

Vail Resorts Announces Plans for Significant Investment to Continue Enhancing the Guest Experience at Park City Mountain for the 2018-19 Season

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that the Company will make significant capital improvements at the largest ski resort in the United States, Park City Mountain in Park City, Utah, slated to debut for the 2018-19 winter season.
07 December 2017

Vail Resorts Announces Plans for Historic Investment and New Gondola at Whistler Blackcomb to Further Enhance the Guest Experience for the 2018-19 Season

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that the Company plans to make an historic investment of CAD$66 million (USD$52 million) at Whistler Blackcomb this season focusing on three new lifts at the heart of the resort. This transformative investment features the addition of a new gondola on the Blackcomb side of the mountain, as well as several other lift infrastructure upgrades, providing quicker, easier access to all levels of terrain. The plan also represents the largest single-year capital investment program in the resort’s history, and the Company’s decision to accelerate the mountain improvements included in the Renaissance plan, while deferring consideration of the new water park.