Winter is Still in Full Force at Vail with 11 Inches of New Snow This Morning

22 March 2013
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VAIL, Colo. – March 22, 2013 – Even though the calendar says it’s spring the snow report at Vail, the largest ski resortin the United States,clearly says it’s still winter with 11 inches of fresh powder reported early this morning and more in the forecast as we head into the weekend.
Skiers and snowboarders can enjoy access to more than 5,000 acres of open terrain at Vail and great conditions this spring.
In addition to great snow, guests can also look forward to a stellar lineup of spring events at Vail as well with the Vail Film Festival March 28-31, Taste of Vail April 4-6, Skiing Heritage Week April 7-14, and Vail’s signature end-of-season party Spring Back to Vail, April 8-14. Spring Back to Vail will feature free concerts from O.A.R, Sublime with Rome, and Jimmy Cliff.
For more information about Vail Mountain and the upcoming spring events 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; 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 and consumer website is


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