Breckenridge Ski Resort Opens New Terrain for Holiday Weekend

20 December 2012
For Immediate Release                   
                         

Breckenridge Ski Resort Opens New Terrain for Holiday Weekend


B-Roll & Photo Alert: Photos and broadcast-quality video footage of Breckenridge Ski Resort are available at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wcvr41spvmcas0g/PFtjG2Sf6b, in the Breckenridge folder under Dec. Snow + Events. Please credit Breckenridge Ski Resort.
 
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Dec. 20, 2012 —With over two feet of new snow falling in the past week, Breckenridge Ski Resortcontinues to open more terrain in time for the holiday season.  Breck opened Peak 7 to the public today, with over 120 skiable acres. The ski resort now has over 800 acres open to skiers and riders across Peaks 7, 8, and 9. In addition to Peak 7, Breck also opened the Freeway Terrain Park and the resort’s 22-foot SuperPipe to the public for the first time this season, giving guests the chance to ride the exact same features that starred in last weekend’s Dew Tour Mountain Championships.
 
T-Bar to Open on Friday
Peak 8’s T-Bar lift and an additional 230 acres of upper mountain terrain, including Horseshoe and Contest Bowls, will open Friday, weather dependant and as snow conditions permit. For the latest terrain openings, snow report, lowest priced lift tickets guaranteed, and more, visit Breckenridge.comor follow Breckenridge Ski Resort at www.facebook.com/Breckenridgeor @breckenridgemtnon Twitter.
 
Starting tomorrow, base area lifts will start turning at 8:30 a.m. 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.

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Media Note: More info, photos and broadcast-quality video footage of Breckenridge Ski Resort are also available at http://news.breckenridge.vailresorts.com.
 
 

  • Peak 7 terrain now open
  • T-Bar set for season opening tomorrow  
  • Base area lifts now open at 8:30 a.m.

 

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 resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado, and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood 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 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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Senior Manager of Communications
Email: kpetitt@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970)453-3210
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