Many Reasons to Give Thanks this Holiday Weekend at Breckenridge Ski Resort

20 November 2012
For Immediate Release                   
                         
Many Reasons to Give Thanks this Holiday Weekend at Breckenridge Ski Resort
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  • Peak 9 and Park Lane Set to Open on Wednesday
  • Thanksgiving Dinners Announced
  • Breck’s Black Friday Options

  • BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Nov. 20, 2012 -  announced today the resort’s plans to open Peak 9 terrain and additional terrain on Peak 8, including a double jump line in the Park Lane terrain park, beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 21st. Peak 9 will be open with full base area services, including ski & ride school and on-mountain dining at Ten Mile Station and The Maggie.
     
    Thanks to the Breck snowmaking team, Peak 9 trail openings will be Silverthorne, Crosscut, lower Sawmill and King’s Way via the Quicksilver SuperChair. Guests staying on Peak 9 will have access to Peak 8 terrain via the Peak 8 SuperConnect.
     
    Breckenridge Ski Resort will have approximately 145 total acres of skiing and riding for this holiday weekend. For the latest terrain openings, snow report and more,  or follow Breckenridge Ski Resort at or  on Twitter.
     
    Uphill skinning is now permitted on Peak 8, but restricted on Peak 9 due to snowmaking operations. Anyone accessing the mountain before or after normal hours of operation must make contact with the grooming department or call the winch cat operations hotline at 970-547-5627 to find out where the winch cat operations are taking place and to receive information on designated open trails for uphill access.   
     
    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.
     
    Breckenridge Thanksgiving Dinners
    Enjoy Thanksgiving at  - the only on-mountain dining option in Breck for the holiday! Sevens is located at the base of Peak 7, with a stunning patio and gorgeous views of the resort and the town. The special Thanksgiving Prix Fixe menu includes all the fixings of a home cooked meal without the hassle. Reservations are recommended; please call 970-496-8910. Cost is $45 per person, $25 for children under 12; two seatings will be offered, at 5:00pm and 9:00pm.
     
    Breckenridge guests also have the option of a Thanksgiving buffet at the 9600 Grill inside the DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge from 4 – 8:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended and can be made at 970-547-5512.
     
    Breck’s Black Friday Deals!
    Breck First Tracks Package
    Guests who book a three-night stay in Breckenridge get the chance to have the mountain to themselves with a select group of early risers for First Tracks on Wednesday, Dec. 19 (other dates also available). First Tracks is available with lodging booked at an official Breckenridge Hospitality property, the official lodgings of Breckenridge Ski Resort (including the Village at Breckenridge, Mountain Thunder Lodge, Crystal Peak Lodge, DoubleTree by Hilton or One Ski Hill Place, a RockResort). Limited spots are available, and the offer is first-come, first served while supplies last. Order your Breck First Tracks package today online at Breckenridge.com.
     
    Shop Main Street Breck
    Breck’s got you covered on Black Friday up and down Historic Main Street. Breckenridge boasts one of the best shopping districts in Colorado with a swiftly-growing “Made-in-Breck” scene that ranges from superfat skis and handmade bicycle frames to award-winning bourbon and fine foods. While shopping, vote for your favorite Breckenridge Window Display through Dec. 14th. Winners are based on cash donations for Adopt an Angel. 
     
    Media Note
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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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