Company also announced that helmets will be required for all children’s group ski and ride lessons and as part of their rental packages
BROOMFIELD, Colo.—April 13, 2009—Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) today announced that, beginning with the 2009-2010 winter season, the Company will require all employees to wear helmets when skiing or riding on the job at each of its five mountain resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly. Helmets will be provided to every employee next fall as part of their standard uniform for working on the mountain. This new initiative is part of Vail Resorts’ overall commitment to skier and snowboarder safety programs.
GALL AND NELSON AWARDED FIRST PLACE IN THE COMPETIVE 10K AT JERMEY WRIGHT NORTH AMERICAN SNOWSHOE CHAMPIONSHIPS
BEAVER CREEK, Colo., -March 8, 2009- Scott Gall and Keri Nelson were awarded first place honors Sunday in the competitive 10K division at the Jeremy Wright North American Championships in Beaver Creek, Colo. Taking place at Beaver Creek’s McCoy Park, an elevation of nearly 10,000 ft., the Championship snowshoe race was the third event in the four-event Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series.
Event Celebrates the Memory of Vail’s Jeremy Wright, An Avid Snowshoer and Local Competitor Who Died in Afghanistan in 2005
BEAVER CREEK, Colo.—March 4, 2009— Snowshoers will high step it up to Beaver Creek’s McCoy Park this Sunday, March 8 for the Jeremy Wright North American Snowshoe Championships. Taking place at an elevation of nearly 10,000 ft., McCoy provides a scenic backdrop for the third event in the four-event Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series.
Event Held at Beaver Creek’s Creekside Park and Commence at 11a.m.
BEAVER CREEK, Colo.—February 5, 2009— Stick to your New Year’s resolution and start stomping in snowshoes by signing up for the second Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series in the four-event series, this Sunday, February 8 at Beaver Creek.
Colorado Mountain Express was purchased for $38.3 million in November, 2008
BROOMFIELD, COLO.— Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced in November that it closed its transaction to acquire the resort ground transportation business, Colorado Mountain Express (CME), for a total consideration of $38.3 million, which amount will be adjusted for the final balances of certain working capital related accounts as well as the obligation of Vail Resorts to reimburse the seller for certain new capital expenditures.
JETSETTERS FIND SLOPESIDE STYLE THIS WINTER WITH OPENING OF THE OSPREY AT BEAVER CREEK, A ROCKRESORT
Beaver Creek, CO - This winter, escape to the chic and stylish Osprey at Beaver Creek, A RockResort, which is currently undergoing a $7 million dollar transformation. In honor of its December 2008 opening, The Osprey (formerly known as The Inn at Beaver Creek) invites travelers to be the first to experience the closest ski-in/ski-out hotel to a chairlift in North America, with the introduction of "The Osprey's First Flight" package
"The Osprey's First Flight" will be available January 3 through April 12, 2009, and includes:
Three weeks available for participation during the winter season
BEAVER CREEK, Colo.— For visitors looking for the ultimate skiing experience, Technique Weeks, which is offered at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, is ideal. The program provides instruction from world class Ski Ambassador Chris Anthony and luxurious accommodations at the base of Beaver Creek mountain. Technique Weeks is scheduled for three different weeks, starting the second week of December and ending the second week in January.
Beaver Creek, Colo. – This fall Vail Beaver Creek Resort Properties, in partnership with renowned wine and cheese boutique eat! drink! and small plates restaurant, dish – all located in Edwards, Colo. – and Dogma Athletica, the Vail Valley’s premiere cycling, training and yoga studio, introduces Mountain Mantra Weekend. This three-night, four-day indulgent getaway, scheduled for Sept. 25 – 28, 2008, appeals to body, palate, and soul with yoga classes, hiking, gourmet dining and a stay at one of Colorado’s favorite resorts, Beaver Creek.
VAIL, CO – August 1, 2008 - Warren Miller Athlete and Vail resident, Chris Anthony, is featured on a newly released vintage themed poster. The poster, featuring Anthony and Mount of the Holy Cross in Vail, was created by Dave McMacken.
The poster features Anthony, skiing down Mount of the Holy Cross, leaving a trail of snow behind him. If one looks closely in the snow, it is filled with several meanings and messages. On the left hand side the date May 22, 2006, is featured. On this date, Anthony skied the famous 14er with Chris Davenport.