More Than Six Feet of Early-Season Snowfall Allows Beaver Creek to Open More Terrain, Bowls, Lifts

04 December 2015
Most Early-Season Snowfall in 23 Years
Having received 78 inches of snowfall season to date, Beaver Creek Resort announced today that five additional chair lifts will open for the weekend, as well as more than ten additional trails.  The newly-opened trails invite guests of all ability levels to will include skiing and snowboarding for all ability levels.
    
“Beaver Creek has received more than six feet of snowfall so far this season, which is the most snow received this early since 1992,” said Doug Lovell, chief operating officer for Beaver Creek.  “In addition to great early-season snow storms, cold temperatures have provided ideal conditions for snowmaking.  We are thrilled to offer great snow conditions across such an extensive amount of ski terrain prior to the holidays.”
 
Opening Friday, Dec. 4:
Birds of Prey Express is scheduled to open Friday, Dec. 4 offering access to Red Tail, Goshawk, Lower Peregrine, Dally, Moonshine, and Bootleg trails.
 
Opening Saturday, Dec. 5:
Riverfront Express Gondola, Lower Beaver Creek Mountain Express, Upper Beaver Creek Mountain Express, and Larkspur Express will opening – offering access to beginner through expert terrain favorites such as Shooting Star, Loco, Lupine, trails within Larkspur Bowl, and Leav the Beav.
 
EpicDay Lift Tickets Offer the Ultimate Convenience and Savings of up to 25 Percent
Vail Resorts is making it more convenient and affordable for skiers and snowboarders to purchase daily lift tickets to its 10 U.S. resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe; Afton Alps in Minnesota; and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. EpicDay Lift tickets offers advance or up-to-the-minute lift ticket purchases through an easy-to-use online and mobile site, www.snow.com/epicday. When purchased in advance, lift tickets can be picked up at a designated EpicDay Express Ticket Pick-Up lane at each resort. Once the ticket is picked up, guests can keep their ticket and load it with more days online, avoiding a return trip to the ticket window. EpicDay Lift Tickets rewards advanced planning, even if the purchase is made while walking up to the resort, with the lowest price guaranteed and less time spent in the ticket line.
 
For additional updates about snow conditions and vacation planning, please visit BeaverCreek.com
 
About Beaver Creek Resort: Renowned for legendary attention to detail, World-Cup mountain pedigree, intimate alpine village, and reputation as one the world’s top luxury destinations, Beaver Creek Resort represents incomparable elegance and Rocky Mountain leisure which spoils guests for anywhere else with an unparalleled level of world-class service. Just 30 minutes east of Eagle Airport (EGE) and 2.5 hours west of Denver International Airport (DIA), Beaver Creek offers luxury accommodations throughout three villages and ski-in, ski-out luxury lodges and hotels. More than 40 in-resort and slope-side restaurants, elegant village boutiques, cherished daily traditions and activities such as world-class downhill skiing and snowboarding spanning 1832 acres with 3340 vertical feet of descent, snow shoeing, Nordic skiing, and ice skating in the Beaver Creek village. Visit BeaverCreek.com for additional information and vacation planning.  
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and two urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Company owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development 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 consumer website is www.snow.com.

 

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Email: rwoods1@vailresorts.com
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