Summer Operating Dates Announced for Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone

24 April 2018
While it’s always sad to say goodbye to the winter ski season, summer operations will be heating up in the mountains before you know it!
Get ready for a mountain of summer fun ahead at Vail, Breckenridge, Keystone and Beaver Creek with lifts set to start turning again at the resorts on the following summer opening dates:
  • Vail – Friday, June 1 (weekend-only); Friday, June 8
  • Breckenridge – Friday, June 8
  • Keystone – Friday, June 8
  • Beaver Creek – Saturday, June 9 (weekend-only); Saturday, June 16
Don’t forget that Epic Passes are on sale now for the 18-19 winter season, and one of the many benefits to purchasing a pass early is the opportunity to take advantage of free summer lift access at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone.
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Beaver Creek:
Vail Mountain begins full daily summer mountain operations on Friday, June 8. Summer is Vail’s best kept secret. From big time thrills like biking, hiking and rafting to world class concerts and events, Vail is a unique summer destination with adventure around every corner. Epic Discovery, the ultimate playground, provides a unique, connected, on-mountain summer experience for guests. This first-of-its-kind comprehensive on-mountain summer adventure features components such as zip lines, a rock climbing wall, an alpine coaster, wildlife trail exploration, and interactive, “learn-through-play” activities. Explore summer lodging and book your mountain escape in Vail, with rates as low as $139 per night. For more information visit
Breckenridge Ski Resort opens for daily summer operations on Friday, June 8, kicking off the first full season of Epic Discovery and offering the perfect opportunity to get outside and experience the mountain destination on a whole other level – more than 10,000 feet above-sea-level to be exact! Late last summer, Breckenridge embarked on a new adventure with the debut of Epic Discovery, launching a new era of summer outdoor activities designed to immerse guests in Breck’s High Alpine environment. Alpine Camp is the heart of Epic Discovery’s new activities and adventures at Breck, where guests can zip, climb, soar and explore on the Expedition Zip Line Tour, Alpineer Challenge Course, Gold Summit Climbing Wall, Observation Tower, Interpretive Hiking Loop and more. Escape to Breck this summer with lodging rates starting at $115 a night if you book by May 31. For more information visit
Keystone Resort begins full daily summer mountain operations on Friday, June 8. Golf operations are scheduled to tee off on Friday, May 11 at the River Course and Friday, May 25 at the Keystone Ranch Golf Course. The resort’s summer season provides a laid-back environment that is full of adventures with fewer crowds, allowing families to enjoy authentic mountain experiences at a pace they dictate. Keystone offers two golf courses, a top-rated downhill mountain bike park, mountaintop adventures and free daily Kidtopia family activities. This summer, a new Kidtopia event includes live mountaintop music and free activities from June 29 to July 3. Summer lodging rates at Keystone begin at $116 a night, with savings up to 40 percent if booked prior to June 14. For more information visit
Beaver Creek Resort begins full daily summer mountain operations on Saturday, June 16. Incomparable elegance and Rocky Mountain leisure at Beaver Creek Resort will spoil you for anywhere else. The intimate alpine village serves as an elegant retreat; upscale galleries, boutiques, and lodging grace its walkways. Luxury accommodations offer instant access to scenic chairlift rides, 50 miles of mountain bike and 62 miles of hiking trails, High Mountain Adventure 4x4 tours, horseback riding, rock climbing, swimming, whitewater rafting, kayaking, fly-fishing, golfing, tennis, famous rodeos, live music, fine dining, culinary and wine festivals, and more.  In addition, Beaver Creek’s schedule of summer events offers family-friendly fun throughout the Beaver Creek Village and on the mountain. Escape to an alpine getaway at Beaver Creek, with summer 
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate 11 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; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Stowe in Vermont; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts 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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