Beaver Creek, Colo., Dec. 27, 2011 – Adventurists can enjoy a scavenger hunt of epic proportions with Beaver Creek’s EpicMix Scavenger Hunt event on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012. This one-of-a-kind mountain event combines elements of a traditional scavenger hunt with the power of EpicMix and EpicMix Photo to provide a fun and interactive ski and ride experience for guests.
Anyone with an activated EpicMix account can participate in the EpicMix Scavenger Hunt. Solo participants or groups from three up to five people will explore the mountain to solve riddles in scattered locations and unlock exclusive EpicMix virtual pins. Paper tickets or Epic Day pass holders can participate by either picking up a hard media card at the ticket window (for paper tickets) or by going online in advance to EpicMix.com and activating their account.
Points will be earned with each pin collected, with many pins utilizing EpicMix Photo in a fun, new way. Two pins exclusive to the event will be the Aloha and Puzzle Pins. Participants can earn the Aloha by putting on a Hawaiian costume and getting their picture taken in a yet to be disclosed part of the mountain. The Puzzle can be earned by participants solving a challenging, but fun puzzle located at the “puzzle station” on another unnamed part of the mountain.
Each participant in the Hunt will receive free event giveaways and will be entered into the raffle for the chance to win great prizes at the après party from 3-5 p.m.
The main event will begin at the mountain’s opening at 8:30 a.m. through 2 p.m. Registration is $10 for a solo entry and $30 for a group entry of three to five people. Register online at www.beavercreek.com/scavengerhunt or in person the day of the event. Participants can activate an EpicMix account at www.epicmix.com.
For more information on Beaver Creek and the EpicMix Scavenger Hunt visit www.beavercreek.com or call (877) 204-7883.
EpicMix - Now with Photo
Vail Resorts’ award winning and popular ski and snowboard application EpicMix, has new added functionality that revolutionizes the vacation photo experience. EpicMix launched during the 2010-2011 season providing skiers and riders with hands- and hassle-free tracking of vertical feet skied, number of days skied and digital pin accomplishments thanks to a RF-enabled chip embedded in smart card passes. This season, Vail Resorts is doing something that no other resort or ski mountain is doing - taking and then giving free on-mountain photos to guests to easily share on Facebook and social sites. Starting this season, guests will be able to take their own photos or get their photos taken and combine them with their vertical feet, digital pins and memories of other special moments of their visit through the new EpicMix platform. Additionally EpicMix is expanding its program to nearly all guests this year through an upgrade to "smart" RF-enabled lift tickets. For more information and to watch a video of EpicMix, visit www.epicmixphoto.com.
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, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar California in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.