Breckenridge Ski Resort Open for two more Weekends!

16 April 2012

Extended season will include:
 - Two extra weekends of skiing
 - All 2011/12 season passes will continue to be valid during the extended season
 - $50 lift tickets
 - Free parking

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — April 16, 2012 — With over 17 inches of snow falling in Breckenridge over the past two days, Breckenridge Ski Resort is reminding skiers and riders the season isn’t over just yet. The resort announced in March it is extending its ski season two additional weekends in April as a culmination of Breck’s 50 Wishes campaign. The resort has been granting wishes all season to celebrate the ski area’s 50th anniversary season, fulfilling experiences of a lifetime submitted by guests from around the world.
Breckenridge will open lifts and terrain at Peak 8 only, including the Imperial Express SuperChair, two additional weekends, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 20-22 and April 27-29, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day. In addition, the resort will have a special 50th season extension day ticket price of $50 for those without passes and free parking in the gondola lots.
“This is a great way to end our 50th anniversary season,” said Pat Campbell, Breck’s SVP & COO. “April is typically one of the snowiest months of the season and we have great spring conditions which we expect to last through the end of April. This is an opportunity for our season pass holders and skiers from around the world to take advantage of a few extra days, and enjoy more of the spring skiing we all love here in Breck.”
Additional services for Breck’s guests during the extension include special lesson prices, with half-day adult lessons starting at $59 and full-day children’s lessons for $99. Breck Sports is also offering 50% off rentals at the Peak 8 location.
Some restrictions to regular season promotions, season lesson passes and discounts may apply. A full list of services for the extended weekends is up online now and will continue to be updated at
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 spring conditions. Please keep off closed trails and out of closed areas for safety reasons. For the latest snow report and more, visit
Extended Lodging Deals
The good news continues with special lodging deals just for these extended weekends. Stay right at the base of Peak 8 for all the extra fun and amenities at One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort™ starting at $210/night. Additional rates and lodging deals are available at
2012-13 Season Passes now on Sale!
Spring Fever and Breck’s extended season are just two reasons to have one of Vail Resorts’ popular ski and snowboard season passes, now on sale for the 2012-2013 winter season, with the best prices in the industry. Ski or snowboard eight world-class resorts across three states and 24,980 acres, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado, and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in California/Nevada, more than five to six days in one season and all of the passes pay for themselves. Visit to find the right pass for you.

Skiers and riders should purchase their pass for next year now as these prices and spring benefits are only guaranteed through April 22, 2012. Vail Resorts is giving guests the option to lock in these prices with a $49 down payment now and the remainder of the balance due in mid-September 2012. All passes are available for purchase on and at Breckenridge Ski Resort season pass offices.
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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 and consumer website is


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