Breckenridge Continues the Season with 22 Inches Falling This Past Week

20 April 2012
Media Note
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BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. —April 20, 2012 — Wishes do come true in Breckenridge, as Breckenridge Ski Patrol reported 5 inches of new snow this morning, just in time for Breck's 50th season extension. The ski area has received 22 inches of spring snow in the past 7 days.
 
Breckenridge has opened 4 lifts, one carpet and 834 acres of terrain at Peak 8 only, including the Imperial Express SuperChair, two additional weekends, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 20-22 and April 27-29, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.
 
 In addition, the resort will have a special 50th season extension day ticket price of $50 for those without passes and free parking in the gondola lots.
 
Additional services for Breck’s guests during the extension include special lesson prices, with half-day adult lessons starting at $59 and full-day children’s lessons for $99. Breck Sports is also hosting a tent sale on the snow at Peak 8 during these six days of the extended season, and will have over 100 different pairs of demo skis available at incredible prices. 
 
Some restrictions to regular season promotions, season lesson passes and discounts may apply. A full list of services for the extended weekends is up online now and will continue to be updated at http://www.breckenridge.com/info/extended-season.
 
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 spring conditions. Please keep off closed trails and out of closed areas for safety reasons. For the latest snow report and more, visit www.Breckenridge.com.
 
For full details on Breck’s extended weekends, click here: http://www.breckenridge.com/info/extended-season
 
Extended Lodging Deals
The good news continues with special lodging deals just for these extended weekends. Stay right at the base of Peak 8 for all the extra fun and amenities at One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort™ starting at $210/night. Additional rates and lodging deals are available at www.breckresorts.com
 
2012-13 Season Passes now on Sale!
Breck’s extended weekends are just two reasons to have one of Vail Resorts’ popular ski and snowboard season passes, now on sale for the 2012-2013 winter season, with the best prices in the industry. Ski or snowboard eight world-class resorts across three states and 24,980 acres, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado, and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in California/Nevada, more than five to six days in one season and all of the passes pay for themselves. Visit www.epicpass.com to find the right pass for you.
 
Skiers and riders should purchase their pass for next year now as these prices and spring benefits are only guaranteed through April 22, 2012. Vail Resorts is giving guests the option to lock in these prices with a $49 down payment now and the remainder of the balance due in mid-September 2012. All passes are available for purchase on www.epicpass.com and at Breckenridge Ski Resort season pass offices.
 
Visit Breckenridge.com for additional terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deals, events and more or call (970) 453-5000. Stay connected all year long and learn more about Breckenridge Ski Resort at www.facebook.com/Breckenridge or @breckenridgemtn on Twitter.
 
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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, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar California 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 property and 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

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