Another 8” of Powder Falls at Vail with New Terrain Opening Tomorrow

18 December 2012
  • Riva Bahn Express Lift (#6) and Highline Express Lift (#10) to open Wednesday.
  • Adventure Ridge now open for snow tubing, ski biking, kids snowmobiling and more.
  • Bwana terrain park to open Saturday.
VAIL, Colo. – Dec. 18, 2012 – The snow continues to fall on Vail Mountain, the largest ski resortin the United States, with an additional 8” of powder greeting skiers and snowboarders on the slopes this morning and plenty more on the way for tomorrow.
The new snow is making for great conditions on the mountain and on Wednesday skiers and snowboarders will have access to more than 1,400 acres of terrain and the following lifts:
  • Gondola One
  • Avanti Express Lift (#2)
  • Wildwood Express Lift (#3)
  • Mountaintop Express Lift (#4)
  • Riva Bahn Express Lift (#6)
  • Game Creek Express Lift (#7)
  • Born Free Express Lift (#8)
  • Highline Express Lift (#10)
  • Northwoods Express Lift (#11)
  • Gopher Hill Lift (#12)
  • Sourdough Express Lift (#14)
  • Little Eagle Lift (#15)
  • Eagle Bahn Gondola
  • Cascade Lift (#20)
Bwana terrain park will open Saturday morning.
In addition to the new snow and terrain on tap this week, Adventure Ridge is now open offering tubing, kids’ snowmobiling, bungee trampolines and ski biking. For more information or reservations, call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
Game Creek Restaurant and Bistro Fourteen are also now open for dinner service. Visit for online reservations or call Game Creek at (970) 754-4275 or Bistro Fourteen at (970) 754-4530.
For more information about Vail Mountain visit or stop by the Mountain Information Center, open daily from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).

About Vail Mountain
Celebrating its 50thanniversary 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  



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, and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood 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 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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