Early Snowfall Hits the Vail Valley

08 October 2011
Snowfall Thursday and into the weekend combined with fall colors has made for spectacular sights throughout the Vail Valley. Photo: Jack Affleck. Location: Vail, Colo.
VAIL, Colo. – Oct. 8, 2011 – The first snowflakes of the season graced the slopes of Vail Mountain Thursday night and into the weekend, creating excitement for the upcoming ski and snowboard season which kicks off Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2011.

Now is the time to purchase an Epic Season Pass and enjoy the best deal in the ski industry with unlimited, unrestricted skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar and Arapahoe Basin. The Epic Pass is available now for $649 for adults and prices are guaranteed through Oct. 16. For more information about Vail Resorts season passes or to purchase a pass online, visit www.epicpass.com.  
MEDIA NOTE: More info and photos of Vail Mountain are also available at http://news.vail.vailresorts.com. For broadcast-quality video footage and photos, visit: http://public.me.com/vail.resorts. Please credit the photographer listed and Vail Resorts.

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-at-Tahoe 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 property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and in 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.


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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