17 December 2018

Mid-Season Conditions Await Holiday Skiers and Riders at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte

It’s been an historic start to the winter season at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte, with record early openings, plentiful amounts of snowfall and terrain, and conditions that are comparable to late-January last season. Now is a great time for skiing and snowboarding in Colorado, as all five resorts head into the holidays with mid-winter conditions and festive events.
14 December 2018

Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s East River Express Scheduled to Open on Saturday, Dec. 15

With the official start to winter arriving on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, the 2018-19 ski and snowboard season is off to an historic start at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR). CBMR has received incredible early season snowfall, and the resort is excited to announce that the East River Lift will open for the season on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.
13 December 2018

Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz Gives $2 Million in Grants to Support Mental & Behavioral Health Programs in Mountain Resort Communities across North America

Today, Vail Resorts announced that Chief Executive Officer Rob Katz and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, have made significant contributions totaling more than $2 million to support emotional wellness programs in nearly every mountain resort community in which Vail Resorts operates.
07 December 2018

Northstar California’s Summit Smokehouse Re-Opens With a Fresh New Look

The Summit Smokehouse at Northstar California re-opens Dec. 14, 2018, weather permitting, after being renovated physically and conceptually to focus on a creative menu with simple, hand-crafted ingredients. The concept extends beyond the kitchen into the beverage station, which most notably hosts no single-use cups in alignment with the company’s Commitment to Zero.
21 November 2018

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Opens for the 2018-19 Winter Season

Today marks the start of the 2018-19 winter season at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. With ideal snowmaking conditions and favorable natural snowfall, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is offering skiers and snowboarders the most early-season terrain in years.
15 November 2018

Stowe and Okemo Mountain Resort to Open Nov. 16 for the 2018-19 Winter Season Resorts with Top-to-Bottom Skiing and the Most Skiable Terrain in Vermont

A combination of world-class snowmaking and strong early-season snowfall will allow both Stowe and Okemo Mountain Resort to open earlier than in most prior years, this Friday, Nov.16.
13 November 2018

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Announces Lift and Terrain Openings for Early Season

Ideal early season conditions, including consistent snowmaking operations and natural snow, have set the stage for an extraordinary beginning to the 2018-19 winter ski and snowboard season at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR). The season ramps up with Donation Day on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in advance of the resort’s official Opening Day on Thursday, Nov. 22.
13 November 2018

Vail Resorts Announces Long-Term Wind Energy Contract and Plan to Eliminate Conventional Single-Use Dining Plastics in its ‘Commitment to Zero’

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today took major steps in its ‘Commitment to Zero,’ as the Company announced a long-term wind energy contract to purchase the equivalent amount of electricity needed to power 100 percent of its estimated FY 2019 North American operations by 2020. Additionally, Vail Resorts announced a partnership with Eco-Products to supply all of its North American restaurants with compostable and recycled-content items and eliminate conventional single-use plastics, a process which will begin during the 2018-19 winter season.
08 November 2018

Emma, the World’s First Digital Mountain Assistant, Kicks Off the 2018-19 Winter Season in Beta at Keystone Ski Resort

Vail Resorts announced today that Emma, the world’s first digital mountain assistant, has begun her inaugural winter season, launching in beta at Keystone Ski Resort in Colorado, which opened ahead of schedule this week. Emma is using the early season to better understand how guests ask questions while at the resort and will launch at eight additional ski resorts later this season: Vail, Beaver Creek and Breckenridge in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe; and Whistler Blackcomb in Canada.
06 November 2018

Last Chance to Purchase the 2018-19 Epic Pass is Sunday, Nov. 18

The deadline to purchase the 2018-19 Epic Pass and the entire lineup of Epic Season Pass options – including the Epic Local, Epic 7-Day, Epic 4-Day, and Epic Military Pass – is Sunday, Nov. 18. The Epic Pass continues to provide the greatest value in skiing and snowboarding, offering access to 65 of the world’s best mountain resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, France, Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. In addition to unlimited, unrestricted access to Vail, Breckenridge, Whistler Blackcomb and Park City, the Epic Pass has added 20 new destinations for the 2018-19 season and will now feature unlimited, unrestricted access to Crested Butte and seven days in Telluride in Colorado, limited access to Resorts of the Canadian Rockies’ six resorts in Canada, including Fernie and Kicking Horse, and Hakuba Valley’s nine resorts in Japan.