Photo Alert: Recent Storm Dumped 22 Inches of Powder at Beaver Creek in Five Days; Acreage Doubled with Storm

11 December 2012
Beaver Creek, Colo., Dec. 11, 2012— Following a recent blast of winter at Beaver Creek that resulted in 22 inches of powder in five days, the resort has doubled the amount of terrain open since last Friday and is now offering 457 acres or 25 percent of its terrain, 33 trails and eight main lifts as well as eight beginner surface lifts.
The mountain operations teams including snowmakers, cat operators and ski patrol have been working tirelessly to prepare more terrain and open trails as quickly as possible. Snowmaking continues thanks to frigid temperatures day and night and skiers and snowboarders can find the latest terrain updates at; on a smart phone; like us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter at @beavercreekmtn and @BCSkiPatrol.
Below please find details for images taken this morning at Beaver Creek.
Cut lines:
Image 1. Skier Drew Rouse finds some deep fresh powder on Piney trail at Beaver Creek on Monday following a winter storm that dropped 22 inches of snow in five days. Credit: Ben Koelker, Beaver Creek Resort
Image 2: Mark Koelker surfs the fresh snow at Beaver Creek on Monday, where 22 inches of snow in five days allowed the resort to double its open acreage since Friday. Credit: Ben Koelker, Beaver Creek Resort
For more photos from today’s shoot go to:
# # #


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 resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado, and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood 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 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 and consumer website is


Julia Littman

Phone: (970) 754-5169
<< Back