Breckenridge Ski Patrol Seeks Volunteers for Gondola Training

17 September 2013

For Immediate Release                   

Breckenridge Ski Patrol Seeks Volunteers for Gondola Training

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Sept. 17, 2013 —Breckenridge Ski Patrol is looking for 150 volunteers to participate in their annual gondola evacuation training on Saturday, September 28, 2013. The training exercise will begin at the base of the BreckConnect gondola at 9:00 a.m. and conclude around noon. Ski patrol will hold an optional open discussion and BBQ lunch following the training. Lunch details will be announced at the base of the gondola on the morning of the training.
This exercise is a great way to educate the public on the ski patrol’s safety response techniques in the event a gondola evacuation is needed. All ski patrol members have previously acquired the necessary skills to safely conduct an evacuation. If interested in participating, please contact Duke Barlow, or (970) 453-5000 by Thursday, September 26, 2013.
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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; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; 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 and consumer website is


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