Spring Snow Storm Pounds Breckenridge Ski Resort with 15” of New Snow

16 April 2016
Spring Fever Festivities Continue through April, 24 – Closing Day

April 16, 2016 at Breckenridge Ski Resort
 
BROLL & PHOTO ALERT: For snow BROLL and photos from today’s powder day, visit https://vailresorts.box.com/BreckenridgeSnowContent. For Spring Fever photos, visit:  https://vailresorts.box.com/SpringFever (please credit Breckenridge Ski Resort.)

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — April 16, 2016 — A massive spring snow storm pummeling Colorado right now has left skiers and snowboarders in sheer delight, with the first punch of the storm dropping 15 inches of new snow at Breckenridge Ski Resort since Friday afternoon. This snow storm is the perfect companion to the biggest spring party in the Rocky Mountains, Breck’s Spring Fever Festival, now underway at Breck.  And the snow should continue through the weekend, with additional accumulation expected into Monday.

Save on lift, lodging and Ski School deals this spring including lift tickets starting at $54 for closing week at Breckenridge.com!
 
Breck Spring Fever Happenings Weekend April 15-17:
Sun., April 17 Trombone Shorty & Orleans AvenueFREE to the public at base of Peak 8
New Orleans native Trombone Shorty is the bandleader and front man in the hard-edged funk band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. The group’s musical talents are best showcased during live performance, where NOLA jazz heritage is paired with modern funk to delight fans everywhere. The free concert begins at 2 p.m. with DJ and giveaways at the base of Peak 8.
 
Breck Spring Fever Closing Week Details:
Closing Week Deals Closing week at Breckenridge will offer approximately 1,000 acres of skiing on Peak 8, conditions permitting.  Special lodging packages for that week are now available, starting at $119/night; learn more at Breckenridge.com.
Ticket Prices and Discounts for Closing Week, April 18-24, 2016:
  • Single-day ticket: $75
  • Advanced Rate, single-day ticket: $65 (7 days in advance)
  • Single-day ticket for pass holders from other resorts: $54 (must present pass at a  Breck ticket office)
  • Epic Pass Buddy and Ski with a Friend Passes: $49
Sat., April 23 The Imperial Challenge – This unique pseudo-triathlon celebrates its 25th year. Bike or run from Breckenridge Recreation Center to the base of Peak 8 and then ascend Breckenridge Ski Resort to the top of T-Bar or top of Peak 8 and descend in a race style format. Pre-register ($50) at MavSports.com or register day of ($60.)

Sun., April 24  Closing Day Cowboy BBQ – Close out the season right with a beef BBQ on the patio at One Ski Hill Place at the Peak 8 base area.  The party includes music and a mechanical bull.

About Spring Fever
Breck Spring Fever is hosted by Breckenridge Ski Resort, and presented by: Bud Light, Pepsi and Sprint. Associate partners include Smith Optics, Helly Hansen, Nature Valley, GoPro, Red Bull and the Official Lodging Properties of Breckenridge Ski Resort (The Village at Breckenridge, The Village Hotel, The DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge, One Ski Hill Place, Crystal Peak Lodge and Mountain Thunder Lodge). 
 
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


 

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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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