Mother Nature Delivers Nine Inches of Fresh Snow to Beaver Creek

17 January 2012

Powder hound Jason Roberts was excited for today’s nine inches of new snow in Larkspur Bowl at Beaver Creek. Photo by Cody Downard

Beaver Creek, Colo.- Jan. 17, 2012- Mother Nature has generously delivered nine inches of fresh snow to Beaver Creek overnight and 14 inches in the past week. Beaver Creek has received two feet of snow at mid mountain and nearly three feet (35 inches) at PHQ at the top of the mountain since Jan. 8.
 
The resort opened more trails today and now has 83 percent of its terrain open with 1,503 acres, 132 trails, all 25 lifts and all three terrain parks. Mountain operations crews will continue to open terrain as conditions permit and the forecast is calling for more snow over the next few days.
 
Conditions are great and now is the time to get out and ski and plan for upcoming events including the Beaver Creek FOOD & WINE Weekend  for a three-day winter culinary experience on the slopes Jan. 26-28, 2012. For details visit www.beavercreek.com/foodandwine.
  
Raw b-roll footage of skiers and snowboarders from this morning can be found here:https://files.me.com/vail.resorts/0yz0h7.mov
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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.

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