Breckenridge Opens Additional Terrain on Peak 9 Friday, Nov. 25

23 November 2016
  • Quicksilver SuperChair, Peak 8 SuperConnect, Snowflake Chair and Peak 9 learning area to open on Friday
  • Shop Locally Nov. 26 for Small  Business Saturday and Win
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Nov. 23, 2016 – Thanks to Mother Nature, cold temperatures and the hard work of Breckenridge Mountain Operations, skiers and snowboarders will be able to enjoy additional terrain beginning Thanksgiving weekend at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The resort is thankful for visitors to the town of Breckenridge, its dedicated and passionate employees and the amazing community and town that makes Breck, Breck.
 
Terrain Updates for Friday, Nov. 25
On Friday, Nov. 25, the Quicksilver SuperChair will open, providing access to Silverthorne trail; the Peak 9 learning area will be available for beginners; Snowflake chair will be offered to skiers and snowboarders; and the Peak 8 SuperConnect will also start spinning, providing skiing access between Peaks 9 and 8. If traveling from Peak 8 to Peak 9 starting Friday, Four O’Clock to Crosscut and Lower Sawmill trails will be open for skiing.
 
Skier Services Updates
Skiers and snowboarders can refuel at Sevens restaurant which is accessible by the free BreckConnect Gondola and Ski Hill Grill, TBar, Vista Haus and The Living Room on Peak 8. The Maggie and TenMile Station restaurants will open on Friday, Nov. 25.
 
Ski School is currently available on Peak 8 and Ski School on Peak 9 will begin Friday, Nov. 25. The North and South Gondola Lots will be discounted. 
 
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 snowmaking operations. Please keep off closed trails and out of closed areas for safety reasons.
 
Weather forecasts include potential snow the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 23 and into early Thanksgiving morning. For all terrain openings, to watch the snow pile up on the live snow stake or to find out more information on Breckenridge, visit Breckenridge.com.
 
Town of Breckenridge Small Business Saturday
With more than 200 stores to choose from, Breckenridge boasts a plethora of shopping options from chic boutiques, jewelry, home furnishings to food and spirits and art galleries. Local merchants have added prizes again this year to reward shopping locally. Visit any of the participating local businesses for the chance to win thousands of dollars worth in prizes including merchandise, gift certificates and lift tickets. Visit www.tickettobreckenridge.com for details and the list of participating merchants.
 
Breck’s Cyber Monday Deal Starts Today
Give the gift of experience and comfort this year with savings up to 33 percent off lodging at Breckenridge Ski Resort properties including DoubleTree by Hilton, The Village Hotel, the Village ay Breckenridge, Mountain Thunder Lodge and One Ski Hill Place. As an added bonus, guests of these properties and other official resort lodging can access the mountain one hour before it opens to the general public on select “First Tracks” mornings from mid-December through the end of March.  The Vail Resorts Cyber Monday Sale starts Wednesday, Nov. 23 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29! Book your getaway at www.snow.com/cybermonday now to secure your favorite lodging.
 
Season Pass Options
Ski as much as you want, whenever you want. With more than 32,000 acres of skiing and snowboarding terrain, the Epic Pass is the best in the industry. It features unlimited and unrestricted access to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado, Park City in Utah, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe, Perisher in Australia for the 2017 season, Wilmot Mountain just outside of Chicago, Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass now provide five free days at Whistler Blackcomb in 2016-2017 with holiday restrictions. The Epic Pass also grants limited access to Arlberg in Austria, Les 3 Vallées, Paradiski and Tignes-Val D’Isere in France, Skirama Dolomiti in Italy and 4 Vallées in Switzerland. See all of the season pass options at www.epicpass.com before Dec. 4.
 
Stay Connected
Visit Breckenridge.com for terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deals, event details and the lowest priced lift tickets guaranteed. Stay connected all year long at www.facebook.com/Breckenridge and follow @Breckenridgemtn on Instagram and Twitter.

 
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate ten world-class mountain resorts and three 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; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts 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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Kristen Petitt Stewart

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

Ashley L. Smith

Sr. Communications Specialist
Email: alsmith@vailresorts.com
Phone: 970 496 7402
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