Vail Mountain to Host Three Interdenominational Easter Sunday Services

04 April 2012
  • Town of Vail to provide complimentary parking in Lionshead for early service attendees
VAIL, Colo. – April 4, 2012 – Vail Mountain will host its annual interdenominational sunrise service on Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 6 a.m. at Eagle’s Nest. The Eagle Bahn Gondola (#19) will begin operating at 4:30 a.m. to transport guests from Lionshead. Complimentary baked goods and beverages will be provided. In addition, there will be two afternoon Easter services scheduled for 12:30 p.m. outside at Mid-Vail and for 2:30 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest at Simonton Deck, also known as the Holy Cross observation deck.
For those planning to attend the Easter sunrise service, the Town of Vail is offering free parking for vehicles that enter the Lionshead parking structure after 4 a.m. and depart prior to 9 a.m. Upon departure, attendees should inform the booth attendants they were at the service.
For the sunrise service, the gondola ride is complimentary and guests are not permitted to bring skis or snowboards. Following the service, guests will be asked to download the gondola. Lift tickets will be required for the 12:30 p.m. service. For the 2:30 p.m. service, skiers and snowboarders will require a lift ticket, but access will be free for foot passengers.
For more information about Vail Mountain, call the Mountain Information Center at (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245) or visit

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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