Vail Mountain opens Wildwood Express (#3) and Mountaintop Express (#4)

30 November 2016
For Immediate Release
 
Vail Mountain opens Wildwood Express (#3) and Mountaintop Express (#4)
  • Resort now offering 479 skiable acres
  • Additional terrain expected to open during course of the week
 
VAIL, Colo. – Nov. 30, 2016 – On Wednesday morning, Vail Mountain began operating Wildwood Express (#3) and Mountaintop Express (#4) and is now offering 479 skiable acres for skiers and snowboarders. With more snow in the forecast and cold temperatures allowing for productive snowmaking, additional terrain is expected to open during the course of the week at Vail.
 
Skiers and snowboarders now have access to the following lifts and 479 acres of skiable terrain in these areas on Vail Mountain:
  • Gondola One
  • Eagle Bahn Gondola
  • Avanti Express (#2)
  • Wildwood Express (#3)
  • Mountaintop Express (#4)
  • Born Free Express (#8)
  • Little Eagle (#15) 
 
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Ski as much as you want, whenever you want. With more than 32,000 acres of skiing and snowboarding terrain, the Epic Pass is the best in the industry and the deadline to purchase is Sunday, Dec. 4. It features unlimited and unrestricted access to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado, Park City in Utah, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe, Perisher in Australia for the 2017 season, Wilmot Mountain just outside of Chicago, Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass now provide five free days at Whistler Blackcomb in 2016-2017 with holiday restrictions. The Epic Pass also grants limited access to Arlberg in Austria, Les 3 Vallées, Paradiski and Tignes-Val D’Isere in France, Skirama Dolomiti in Italy and 4 Vallées in Switzerland. See all of the season pass options at www.epicpass.com before Dec. 4.
 
About Vail Mountain
Under blue skies more than 300 days each year, Vail is an extraordinary mountain resort destination. The vacation experience is exceptional, from the awe-inspiring terrain and natural beauty of the surrounding Gore and Sawatch Ranges to world-class events, activities and festivals, shops and spas, and the abundant culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations that line the pedestrian-friendly streets of Vail Village and Lionshead. Vail is where outdoor pursuits meet village sophistication. Offering more than 5,200 acres of developed ski and snowboard terrain including seven legendary Back Bowls in winter, and flourishing with new summer activities in preparation for the debut of Epic Discovery in 2016, the options for year-round adventure are endless. 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.

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Media Contact
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About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate ten world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development 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




 
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