Operating Hours Extended on Vail Mountain Beginning Friday, Feb. 14

10 February 2014
With more than nine feet of new snow since Jan. 1, Vail Mountain, one of the largest ski resorts in the world, will move to its full spring operating schedule beginning Friday, Feb. 14.  With the shift in operating hours, the majority of front side lifts will close at 4 p.m., the Back Bowls and Game Creek Bowl will close at 3:30 p.m. and Blue Sky Basin will close at 3 p.m. Lift operating hours are posted at the base of all open lifts.
All ticket office and Vail Ski & Snowboard School locations in Vail will continue to be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  
The 10th, Game Creek, Bistro Fourteen and Adventure Ridge will extend evening operations for President’s Weekend to include Sunday, Feb. 16 and Monday, Feb. 17 in addition to their normal hours.
Live Music at The 10th
After a day of skiing or snowboarding, meet up with friends and family at The 10th, complete with cozy blankets, warm slippers, handcrafted cocktails, and modern Alpine small plates along with live music on Fridays and Saturdays from 3 to 6 p.m. Call (970) 754-1010 or visit www.The10thVail.com for more information.
Adult Max 3 Ski Lessons
Consider it a Masters degree in skiing. Intermediate and advanced skiers can pick a focus and work on improving in a high-performance, small-group environment. Moguls, groomers, trees, you name it! Your entire group fits on a four-person chairlift. Visit www.vail.com or call (800) 475-4543 for more details or to book today.
Ski Girls Rock, Inspired by Lindsey Vonn
Ski Girls Rock, a premium, girls-only lesson product inspired and designed by Olympic gold medalist and World Alpine Ski Champion, Lindsey Vonn, is back for its third season in Vail. Lessons consist of no more than four students per group and are led by dedicated female instructors who not only focus on improving skiing skills, but empowering girls through the sport and creating opportunities to bond and build confidence along with developing teamwork and social skills. Ski Girls Rock will be offered Feb. 14-22 and March 9-29, 2014. Ski Girls Rock is offered for girls with the ability level of 4 and up.Ski Girls Rock is only offered through the Lionshead Ski & Snowboard School in Vail. Reservations are required and can be made online via SkiGirlsRock.com or by calling (800) 475-4543.
Ski Biking, Snow Tubing, Zip Lining and More at Adventure Ridge
Kids of all ages can play at Adventure Ridge with guided ski bike tours by headlamp, a kids snowmobile track, a slippery slope of rip-roaring tubing lanes, a new four-line zip line and more.
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). Activities begin at 11 a.m.
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 future 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.  


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; Canyons in Park City, 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.


Liz Biebl

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Email: slococo@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 496-3210
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