Beaver Creek Resort Opens More Lifts and Terrain and Extends Lift Hours on Saturday, Dec. 18

16 December 2010
For Immediate Release

Beaver Creek Resort Opens More Lifts and Terrain and Extends Lift Hours on Saturday, Dec. 18

Beaver Creek, Colo.—Dec. 16, 2010—Beaver Creek Resort will have all 25 lifts operating and skiers and riders will gain 30 more minutes on the slopes as lifts will open at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18.Terrain will also expand to 1,400 acres.
 
The following lifts will open for the season on Saturday, Dec. 18:
  • Highlands Lift (Chair 2), providing access to great beginner level terrain;
  • Elkhorn Lift (Chair 14), offering uphill access to Bachelor Gulch or the main mountain; and,
  • Arrow Bahn Lift (Chair 17), for uploading and downloading only. Designated trails off the top of the Arrow Bahn Lift will allow access to Bachelor Gulch. Skiers and riders may return to the base of Arrowhead by downloading the lift. Additional terrain will open as conditions permit.

Terrain Park enthusiasts also have two park options including Park 101, an entry level park that contains small jumps, boxes, rails, and stall features designed for beginner riders and skiers to learn how to ski and ride in a terrain park.  Zoom Room is a medium sized park designed to flow through a variety of different and unique features including boxes, rails, log-slides, stall features, and smaller jumps. Both parks are accessed by riding the Cinch Express Lift (Chair 8).
 
Broken Arrow Restaurant opens for the season on Saturday, serving pizza, soups, salad, burgers and sandwiches inside.
 
A winter storm brought eight inches of fresh snow overnight and more snow is forecasted for the weekend. For the latest snow totals, terrain and conditions on the go, visit m.beavercreek.com or www.beavercreek.com.
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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.

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