Mark Hendrickson Named Senior Manager, Vail Mountain Adventure Center

08 April 2013
VAIL, Colo. – April 8, 2013 – Vail Mountain, the largest ski resortin the United States,announced today the appointment of Mark Hendrickson to the position of senior manager, Vail Mountain Adventure Center, effective today. Hendrickson will direct the overall summer mountain guest experience as well as year-round mountain activities for Vail Mountain. He will be based in Vail and will report directly to Paul Fillion, senior director of Vail Mountain operations.
 
“Mark’s experience in a variety of mountain operations roles – particularly during the summer – will be a great asset to Vail, particularly as we look to expand our summer offerings for guests of all ages and abilities,” said Fillion. “He’s clearly proven his ability in growing a summer mountain program and we look forward to his continued success here in Vail.
 
Most recently, Hendrickson was a summer operations manager for Mammoth Mountain where he designed and built terrain parks and trail systems for all levels of mountain bike enthusiasts as well as events. Throughout his 16-years in Mammoth, he also held positions in retail sales and rentals, as a PSIA certified ski instructor and ski patroller at Mammoth Mountain and also as a bike park ranger for the resort. He has a bachelor’s degree in recreation management from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania.
 
For more information about Vail Mountain visit www.vail.com, or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
About Vail Mountain
Celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout the 2012-2013 season and coveted as the largest ski resort in the United States with more than 5,200 acres of skiable terrain and seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles, Vail is an extraordinary winter vacation destination. Under blue skies more than 300 days each 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 Ski & Snowboard School to the events, activities and festivals, the shops and spas, abundant culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations. Coupled with the vision inherent in the spirit of Vail’s founders, and a modern day commitment to excellence in all aspects of guest service and operations, Vail can still credibly lay claim to being a resort like nothing on earth www.vail.com.  

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 resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

Contact(s)

Liz Biebl

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: ebiebl@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 754-3001

Sara Lococo

Keystone Communications Manager
Email: slococo@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 496-1493
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