The Osprey at Beaver Creek Debuts Gourmet Snowshoe Adventures

10 December 2015
  • Snowshoe Tours Pair Best with Artisan Wines, Cheeses and Sumptuous Fondue 
Beaver Creek, Colo. Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 – New for winter 2015-2016, Beaver Creek Resort invites guests to enjoy three new snowshoe adventures – each New for winter 2015-2016, Beaver Creek Resort invites guests to enjoy three new snowshoe adventures – each of which combine wellness-promoting outdoor activity and scenic splendor with après-snowshoe gourmet decadence found only at Beaver Creek. The adventure begins at the Beaver Creek Nordic Sports Center, situated steps from both the Beaver Creek Village and The Osprey at Beaver Creek, A RockResort. Guests of all ability levels enjoy a guided snowshoe tour amidst forested scenery throughout the Beaver Creek base area, as well as a scenic ride aboard the Buckaroo Express gondola. Each ninety-minute snowshoe tour offers an engaging narration of Beaver Creek’s history and unique natural environment. 
 
Following each tour, The Osprey Fireside Grill welcomes guests into its slope-side, mountain-modern elegance – where Executive Chef Conor Shedor presents decedent culinary and wine pairings befitting of a post-snowshoe hike.    
 
Winter Wine Excursions
Wine Excursion guests are treated to a flight of five select wines to be savored with gourmet charcuterie boards of assorted Colorado cheeses, cured meats, honeycomb, artisan breads, and flavored oils. Guests are guided through the tasting by The Osprey Executive Chef, Conor Shedor, who is renowned for his creative pairings. Each delectable pairing is enjoyed amidst The Osprey’s casual, modern elegance aside the glowing fireplace. Winter Wine Excursions are offered Thursdays throughout winter, 3 – 5:30 p.m.; seatings in The Osprey Fireside Grill begin at 4:30 p.m.
 
Fondue + Shoe
Fondue + Shoe guests are treated to three varieties of fondue: three-cheese blend of aged Gruyère, raclette and Fontina; roasted artichoke – a signature recipe at The Osprey Fireside Grill; and cheddar of medium-sharp, Colorado-sourced varieties. Guests enjoy their choice of a craft beer or artisan wine pairing, and each fondue is enjoyed with a selection of toasted artisan breads, gougères and seasonal vegetables. Imparting the spirit of authentic European fondue gatherings, guests share a communal table and children ages six and older are welcome. Fondue + Shoe is offered Fridays throughout winter, 3:30 – 7 p.m.; seatings in The Osprey Fireside Grill begin at 5:30 p.m.
 
Women’s Wednesday Walk + Wine
Wednesday Walk + Wine guests enjoy a flight of three select wines with pairings such as assorted goat and cow cheeses and spreads, tapenade and flavored oils atop a selection of artisan breads, cured meats and honeycomb. Women’s Wednesday Walk + Wine is offered Wednesdays throughout winter, 12:30 – 3 p.m.; seatings in The Osprey Fireside Grill begin at 2 p.m.
 
Gourmet Snowshoe Adventure reservations:           
Please contact Beaver Creek Nordic Sports Center at 970.754.5313 to reserve the new Gourmet Snowshoe Adventures. $140 per guest includes equipment, guided tour, Buckaroo Gondola lift access, and gourmet experience at The Osprey. http://www.beavercreek.com/gourmetsnowshoe
 
Boutique Slope-Side Accommodations at The Osprey at Beaver Creek, a RockResort Casual Sophistication
Guests in search of winter’s premier winter vacation enjoy The Osprey for its sophisticated, mountain-modern elegance, renowned service and premier slope side location – a mere 26 feet from the Strawberry Park Express chair lift.  Recognized in “Top 20 Resorts in Colorado” by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2015 Readers Choice Awards, The Osprey welcomes guests to enjoy casual sophistication situated just steps from Beaver Creek’s intimate alpine village, world-class skiing and family-centric activities. To reserve accommodations at The Osprey, please visit BeaverCreek.com or dial Beaver Creek Central Reservations at 800.953.0844.  
 
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Calendar notes: Tours will be offered on the following dates throughout the 2015-2016 winter season.
2015: 
Dec. 16, 17, 18

2016: 
Jan. 6, 7, 8
Jan. 13, 14, 15
Jan. 20, 21, 22
Jan. 27, 28, 29
 
Feb. 3, 4, 5
Feb. 20, 11, 12
Feb. 17, 18, 19
Feb. 24, 25, 26
 
March 2, 3, 4
March 9, 10, 11
March 16, 17, 18
March 23, 24, 25
March 30, 31, April 1
 
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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Stacie Mesuda

Communications Specialist
Email: samesuda@vailresorts.com
Phone: 970-754-5169

Rachael Woods

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: rwoods1@vailresorts.com
Phone: 530-562-3866
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