Breckenridge Ski Resort Announces Mountain Cleanup and Local Appreciation Day

04 June 2012
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., -  June 4, 2012 – Breckenridge Ski Resort and Vail Resorts Echo invites the public to the annual Mountain Cleanup Day and Local Appreciation Day on Thursday, June 14 at the Peak 8 Base area.
 
Cleanup volunteers should meet at 9 a.m. at the One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort, patio to pick up trash bags, directions to specific cleanup sites and sign waivers. Parking is available in the North Gondola Lot and buses will run to the base of Peak 8 from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Volunteers should bring water, sun block, sunglasses, hat, snacks, gloves, sturdy hiking boots, and layers to prepare for the unpredictable Colorado weather.
 
Volunteers will be treated to a complimentary barbeque from 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. at the T-Bar at One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort, and will also receive a voucher good for one use/ride on the Alpine SuperSlide, GoldRunner Coaster, SuperBungee Trampoline, Mineshaft Maze, Rockpile Climbing Wall or Gemstone Panning; valid until Sept. 3, 2012.
 
Following Mountain Cleanup Day, Breckenridge Ski Resort invites the community to Local Appreciation Day from 2-5 p.m., to celebrate another successful skiing and riding season and the beginning the summer season. During that time, locals can enjoy unlimited riding on the Alpine SuperSlide, GoldRunner Coaster, Bungee Trampoline and rounds of SuperPutt. The resort asks guests to kindly bring a can of food or nonperishable food item for the Family and Intercultural Resource Center, FIRC, in return for admittance.
 
The Vail Resorts Echo program aims to protect the natural resources surrounding Breckenridge Ski Resort and help build a stronger community where our employees live and work. In Summit County, VR Echo has recycled over 314,000 lbs this past winter, which is equivalent to a full sized blue whale, as well as supports 45 local nonprofits annually. Visit www.vailresortsecho.com to learn more about environmental stewardship, charitable giving and employee volunteerism efforts.  
 
All Breck Summer Fun Park activities are weather dependant and open in full to the public on June 15, 2012. Get the latest updates and stay connected all summer long at www.facebook.com/Breckenridge and @breckenridgemtn on twitter or by calling (970) 453-5000. 
 
For full details on all events taking place in Breck this summer, including new summer day camp for kids, 4x4 Tours and more, and to purchase your Fun Park tickets online, visit www.Breckenridge.com.
 
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Media Contact
Kristen Stewart, (970) 547-3210, kpetitt@vailresorts.com
Austyn Williams, (970) 547-7402, awilliams@vailresorts.com

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.

Contact(s)

Kristen Petitt Stewart

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