• All volunteers will receive a single-day lift ticket voucher for 2009-2010 ski season
VAIL, Colo. – June 4, 2009 – Community volunteers are invited to join Vail Mountain staff for the annual mountain cleanup, scheduled for Wednesday, June 24, 2009, rain or shine. A single day lift ticket voucher for Vail’s 2009-2010 winter season will be distributed to volunteers after the clean up and a complimentary barbecue lunch will be served.
Volunteers should meet at the base of the Eagle Bahn Gondola at 8:15 a.m. to sign in and complete waivers if they have not done so in advance. Teams will be transported up the mountain at 8:30 a.m. and directed to specific cleanup sites. Team leaders will provide trash bags and assign designated areas to be cleaned. Volunteers should bring their own work gloves water, sunblock, hat, snacks, sturdy hiking shoes and clothing for inclement weather. In the case of severe weather, a decision will be made the morning of the clean up whether or not to continue or postpone the cleanup.
At 12:30 p.m., the Vail Mountain dining staff will host a complimentary barbecue at Talon’s Deck at Eagle’s Nest. Volunteers will be transported to Eagle’s Nest for lunch, where lift ticket vouchers will be distributed. After lunch, teams will meet again to continue cleaning and hike down to the base area on assigned runs. Those who choose not to walk down the mountain may download the Eagle Bahn Gondola.
Community volunteers are encouraged to pre-register and complete release waivers beginning Saturday, June 13 at the Mountain Information Center in Lionshead or (970) 754-VAIL (8245), providing names of volunteers, a phone number and e-mail address.
For more information about Vail Mountain visit www.vail.com.
Coveted as North America’s top ski resort, Vail is an extraordinary winter vacation destination. Spanning seven miles are seven legendary Back Bowls, blanketed last year with thirty-eight feet of powder snow. Under blue sky three hundred days a year and with more groomed terrain than anywhere on the planet, families reconnect and celebrate here from year to year and generation to generation. The vacation experience is world class, from the Vail Snow Sports School to the activities and festivals, the shops and spas, dining, nightlife and accommodations – with many new and luxuriously renovated to discover. Vail – Like Nothing on Earth.
About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading of mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties at the Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, the Heavenly Ski Resort 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 hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and the Caribbean. 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.