14 November 2018

Epic Pass Expands European Access in World-Class Resorts in France and Italy

Vail Resorts announced today that Epic Pass holders will now receive seven days of skiing or snowboarding with no blackout dates at Les 3 Vallees, France and Skirama Dolomiti in a long-term alliance beginning with 2018-19 winter season. The Epic Pass, available for $949, offers skiers and snowboarders unlimited, unrestricted access to 19 mountain resorts, including world-class destinations like Whistler Blackcomb, Vail, Breckenridge and Park City, plus additional access to 46 more throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, France, Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. The Epic Pass is the only multi-resort pass to offer significant access to European resorts. Sunday, Nov. 18 is the last chance to buy the 2018-19 Epic Pass and the entire suite of Epic Season Pass options.
13 November 2018

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Announces Lift and Terrain Openings for Early Season

Ideal early season conditions, including consistent snowmaking operations and natural snow, have set the stage for an extraordinary beginning to the 2018-19 winter ski and snowboard season at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR). The season ramps up with Donation Day on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in advance of the resort’s official Opening Day on Thursday, Nov. 22.
13 November 2018

Vail Resorts Announces Long-Term Wind Energy Contract and Plan to Eliminate Conventional Single-Use Dining Plastics in its ‘Commitment to Zero’

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today took major steps in its ‘Commitment to Zero,’ as the Company announced a long-term wind energy contract to purchase the equivalent amount of electricity needed to power 100 percent of its estimated FY 2019 North American operations by 2020. Additionally, Vail Resorts announced a partnership with Eco-Products to supply all of its North American restaurants with compostable and recycled-content items and eliminate conventional single-use plastics, a process which will begin during the 2018-19 winter season.
08 November 2018

Emma, the World’s First Digital Mountain Assistant, Kicks Off the 2018-19 Winter Season in Beta at Keystone Ski Resort

Vail Resorts announced today that Emma, the world’s first digital mountain assistant, has begun her inaugural winter season, launching in beta at Keystone Ski Resort in Colorado, which opened ahead of schedule this week. Emma is using the early season to better understand how guests ask questions while at the resort and will launch at eight additional ski resorts later this season: Vail, Beaver Creek and Breckenridge in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe; and Whistler Blackcomb in Canada.
06 November 2018

Last Chance to Purchase the 2018-19 Epic Pass is Sunday, Nov. 18

The deadline to purchase the 2018-19 Epic Pass and the entire lineup of Epic Season Pass options – including the Epic Local, Epic 7-Day, Epic 4-Day, and Epic Military Pass – is Sunday, Nov. 18. The Epic Pass continues to provide the greatest value in skiing and snowboarding, offering access to 65 of the world’s best mountain resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, France, Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. In addition to unlimited, unrestricted access to Vail, Breckenridge, Whistler Blackcomb and Park City, the Epic Pass has added 20 new destinations for the 2018-19 season and will now feature unlimited, unrestricted access to Crested Butte and seven days in Telluride in Colorado, limited access to Resorts of the Canadian Rockies’ six resorts in Canada, including Fernie and Kicking Horse, and Hakuba Valley’s nine resorts in Japan.
05 November 2018

Breckenridge and Keystone will Open Early for the 2018-19 Winter Season

Ideal early season conditions, including natural snow and consistent snowmaking operations, has set the stage for early opening days at both Breckenridge Ski Resort and Keystone Resort. Up to five feet of snow has fallen across Breck and Keystone since mid-October, with up to four feet of snow in the past week alone.
11 October 2018

Vail Resorts Announces Pending Sale of East Vail Land Parcel for the Development of Workforce Housing to Address Community Need

Vail Resorts today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell a 23-acre parcel north of Interstate 70 located at the East Vail exit to Vail-based Triumph Development.
27 September 2018

Vail Resorts Closes Its Acquisition of Okemo Mountain Resort, Mount Sunapee Resort and Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Vail Resorts today announced that the Company has closed on its acquisition of Triple Peaks, LLC, the parent company of Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont, Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire and Crested Butte Mountain Resort in Colorado.
26 September 2018

Vail Resorts Names Timothy April Chief Information Officer

Vail Resorts, Inc. today announced that Timothy April, currently Vice President of Information Technology and Guest Experience, has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, effective Oct. 29, 2018. April will join the Vail Resorts Executive Committee and oversee all facets of technology for the Company, including innovative enhancements to the guest experience and best-in-class systems throughout the Company’s operations. April replaces Robert Urwiler, who is retiring after 12 years with Vail Resorts.
15 August 2018

Vail Resorts Closes Its Acquisition of Stevens Pass Resort in Washington

Vail Resorts today announced that the Company has closed on its acquisition of Stevens Pass Resort in Washington from Ski Resort Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of Oz Real Estate. The final purchase price, after adjustments for certain agreed-upon terms, was $64 million. Less than 85 miles from Seattle and renowned for its plentiful snowfall, the resort sits on the crest of the Cascade Range within two national forests – the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest on the west side, and the Wenatchee National Forest on the east.