Breckenridge Announces More Terrain for Thanksgiving

23 November 2010
 Powder Pilgrims flock to Breckenridge Ski Resort for Thanksgiving

  • Peak 9 opens for the season with Beaver Run Chair, Quicksilver Chair, Mercury SuperChair, Peak 8 SuperConnect, and SnowFlake
  • Imperial chair opens extending high alpine skiing
  • Thanksgiving Dinner prepared by Colorado Chef of The Year
 BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. –Nov. 24, 2010 – The Breckenridge Ski Resort announced today its plan for skier services and expanded terrain for Thanksgiving weekend. On Wednesday, Nov. 24th peak 9 will be open with full base area services, including on-mountain dining at Ten Mile Station and The Maggie. Peak 9’s opening will also include Ski & Ride school terrain off of the Quicksilver Super6 chair.
 
Peak 9 trails include Silverthorne, Crosscut/ Lower Sawmill, Upper Bonanaza, Upper Cashier and Lower American. Guests staying on Peak 9 will have access to Peak 8 terrain via Quicksilver Super6 chair and the Peak 8 SuperConnect. Skiers and riders will be able to ski back to Peak 9 via the Crosscut and Sawmill trails.  
 
Thanks to a remarkable effort by the Breckenridge snowmaking team and overwhelming support of Mother Nature, Breckenridge Ski Resort will also have expanded skiing on Peak 8, with the Imperial Express lift joining the Colorado SuperChair, Rocky Mountain SuperChair, Rip’s Ride and Chair 5, 6 Chair, already open on Peak 8.    Breckenridge Ski Resort will have approximately 1,200 total acres of skiing and riding for the holiday weekend.
 
With all the new snow at Breckenridge Ski Resort, why leave the slopes early to cook Thanksgiving dinner? Let the Colorado Chef of the Year prepare it for you. Sevens Restaurant, Colorado Chef of the Year and Breckenridge Ski Resort Executive Chef, Travis Smith, will be overseeing Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 25th from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. The buffet will include all the fixings of a home cooked meal without the hassle. Reservations are recommended; please call 970-496-8910.
 
Visit www.breckenridge.com for terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deal, event details and more or call 970-453-5000.
 
Breckenridge Ski Resort requires all skiers and riders to observe all posted signs and warnings. Closed trails may contain hazards due to limited natural snow coverage and snow making operations. Please keep off closed trails and out of closed areas for safety reasons.

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, Heavenly Mountain Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and the Caribbean. 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 the consumer website is www.snow.com.

Contact(s)

Kristen Petitt Stewart

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: kpetitt@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970)453-3210
 
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