Vail Mountain Plans to Offer More than 1,900 Acres of Developed Terrain for the Final Week of the 2014-2015 Winter Season

10 April 2015
For the final week of the 2014-2015 winter season at Vail Mountain, one of the largest ski resorts in the world, the resort plans to offer more than 1,900 acres of developed ski and snowboard terrain for guests.  
 
Beginning Monday, April 13, the following lifts are expected to operate for the remainder of the season:
 
  • Gondola One;
  • Eagle Bahn Gondola;
  • Avanti Express Lift (#2);
  • Wildwood Express Lift (#3);
  • Mountaintop Express Lift (#4);
  • High Noon Express Lift (#5);
  • Riva Bahn Express Lift (#6);
  • Northwoods Express Lift (#11); and
  • Little Eagle Lift (#15)
Spring conditions exist and skiers and snowboarders are reminded to obey all posted closures and observe the Colorado Ski Safety Act and Your Responsibility Code for their safety and the safety of other guests. All on-mountain closures and schedule modifications are subject to change based on snow and weather conditions.
  
Vail Ski & Snowboard School
The Vail Ski & Snowboard School will continue to operate from its Vail Village and Lionshead locations through Sunday, April 19. The Vail Nordic School, Adaptive Center, and Small World Nursery in Golden Peak will remain open through Sunday, April 19.
 
On-Mountain Dining
Daytime dining at The 10th, Buffalo’s, the Look Ma level of Mid-Vail, the Marketplace at Eagle’s Nest and Express Lift at Mountain Plaza will be available to skiers and snowboarders through closing day, Sunday, April 19. 
 
Spring Back to Vail
Spring Back to Vail returns April 17-19, 2015 with free live music from Portugal. The Man, Trampled By Turtles, and The Greyboy Allstars. The annual World Pond Skimming Championships also return on Sunday, April 19 in Golden Peak. For the complete schedule of events and pond skimming registration, visit www.vail.com/springback.
 
For more information about Vail Mountain visit www.vail.com, or stop by the Mountain Information Center in Lionshead or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
 
About Vail Mountain
Coveted as one of the largest ski resorts in the world with more than 5,200 acres of skiable terrain, seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles, and the most groomed terrain on the planet, Vail has been an extraordinary winter vacation destination for passionate skiers and snowboarders for more than 50 years. It is home to world-class athletes during the U.S. Ski Team early-season training sessions in Golden Peak, the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships and the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships. Under blue skies more than 300 days each year, friends and families reconnect and celebrate here from year to year and generation to generation. The vacation experience is exceptional, from the Vail Ski & Snowboard School to events, activities and festivals, 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 is a mountain resort like nothing on earth. www.vail.com.  
 
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About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
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; Park City and Canyons in Utah; 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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