Clean it Up at Breck’s Mountain Cleanup Day

17 June 2016
BRECKENRIDGE, COLO. – June 17, 2016 – Breckenridge Ski Resort in collaboration with Friends of Dillon Ranger District invite community volunteers to support spring cleaning at Breckenridge Ski Resort on Mountain Cleanup Day, Thursday, June 23. Coffee, donuts and a BBQ lunch will be provided before and after the mountain picking fun (you never know what you’ll find out there!).  Community volunteers need to sign-up ahead of time online at http://fdrd.org/calendar to participate.
 
Registered volunteers need to check-in between 9-9:30 a.m. on June 23, on the Ski Hill Grill patio at the base of Peak 8, where they will receive a free lunch coupon; BBQ lunch will be provided from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free BreckConnect Gondola will be running from town starting at 8 a.m. for Mountain Cleanup Day and parking is free in the North Gondola Lot. Community volunteers will also receive an activity voucher to be used on the Breck Alpine Super Slide or GoldRunner Coaster one time by August 31.
 
Join the Fun and Be Prepared!
Recommendations for what to wear and bring include sturdy footwear, proper attire for the weather conditions including attire for possible intense sun, sun screen, hat, plenty of water, sunglasses, trekking pole(s) and working gloves. Event will be held rain or shine and trash bags will be provided. Canned food items will also be accepted for donation to the Family & Intercultural Resource Center “FIRC” if participants would like to bring an item to the event.
 
The Summer Fun Park is Open at Breck
The Breckenridge Summer Fun Park is open for the summer daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through Labor Day; then Friday, Saturday and Sunday for two additional weeks closing on September 18, 2016. Summer Fun Park activities include traditional favorites like the Alpine SuperSlide, Breck Flyer Zipline, GoldRunner Coaster, 4X4 Off-Road Tours, Breck Off Road Segway Tours (weather and snow dependent) and Kids’ Base Camp for children weighing 30 to 100 pounds (including Kids’ Zipline, Kids’ Ropes Course and Kids’ Summer Tubing). For a full list of activities and events taking place in Breck this summer or to purchase Fun Park passes online, visit Breckenridge.com.
 
On-Mountain Dining
Breck summer visitors can also enjoy dining during the summer on the Ski Hill Grill patio conveniently located at One Ski Hill Place at the base of the Breck Fun Park.  Both the Ski Hill Grill and the T-Bar next door will be open daily starting at 11 a.m. until the gondola closes.
 
Sevens restaurant, on Peak 7, will also be open daily for both lunch and dinner. Guests can bring their dog for Happy Hour at Sevens, daily from 3 to 6 p.m. Canine inspired beer and wine are available for humans 21 years of age and older, along with appetizer specials and complimentary treats for dogs during Happy Hour.
  
Stay Connected
Stay connected all year long and learn more about Breckenridge Ski Resort at www.facebook.com/Breckenridge or @breckenridgemtn on Instagram and Twitter.
 
What’s New for 2016-2017!
This summer, Breckenridge Ski Resort will be constructing a new restaurant on Peak 7 at the top of Independence SuperChair. The restaurant will accommodate 490 guests and offer a variety of food and drink options including a Mediterranean station and extensive salad bar. The new restaurant is expected to open in December, 2016. Construction will also begin this summer for Epic Discovery, set to launch summer, 2017. Guests should be aware of construction and maintenance and pay attention to closures and restricted areas when exploring the mountain.
 
Perfect Father’s Day Gift for June 19
The Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass and Epic 4-day Pass returns for the 2016-2017 season, giving Colorado skiers the best value at the best Colorado Resorts. With just one pass, guests can save money now and explore more than 32,000 acres of terrain across 10 world-class resorts in the U.S. and abroad plus three urban resorts – including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota, Mt. Brighton in Michigan and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin.  Visit EpicPass.com to purchase any of the Vail Resorts season passes at the lowest guaranteed price.  


 
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine 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; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota, Mt. Brighton in Michigan and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin. The Company 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


 

Contact(s)

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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