SNOW ALERT - Breckenridge Receives a Foot of Snow Thanks To Ullr Fest

16 January 2016
SNOW ALERT – Breckenridge, CO – Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016
Breck’s Ullr Fest worked! Snow, snow and more snow.
Snow photos and broll/video from today for use here:
Breck received a foot of snow in the last 36 hours, is in a Winter Weather Advisory until 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 17 and more snow is in the forecast for tonight and tomorrow!
  • Spanning across five huge mountain peaks, Breck has all levels of terrain open and has a full line-up of events coming up including Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships Jan. 18-Feb. 7, Extreme Weather discussion hosted by The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore Jan. 20, Mardi GrasWomen’s Ski Week Feb. 12-21, a new Red Bull event called Orbital Flight on March 19 and more.  
  • Ullr Fest is the celebration of the Norse God of snow and Breck just did it in style this week with an Ullr Fest parade, world’s longest shotski (more than 800 people), Fat Bike Snow Race, Ullr Ice Plunge and more. The pray for snow worked and now skiers and snowboarders are rejoicing in the fresh snow.  All hail Ullr! Ullr Fest 2016 photos can be found here.  
  • Watch the snow pile up on the live snow stake:

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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 two 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 and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. 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 and consumer website is



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