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Light My Fire in Vail

Warm Glow from Firepits at Vail Cascade Ignites Romance with the Light My Fire Package

VAIL, Colo. – The Vail Cascade is setting the mood for romance with its special Light My Fire package. The resort just completed a $30 million renovation which included three slopeside and streamside firepits along picturesque Gore Creek. Light My Fire takes advantage of this idyllic setting by inviting couples to cozy up for an evening of romance.


Vail Resorts Makes Helmets Mandatory for Employees

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 Win Snowshoe Championships

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.

Schweitzer Hosts MS Awareness Event

Schweitzer Mountain Resort joins Jimmie Heuga to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis awareness

Sandpoint- Skiing and Multiple Sclerosis are rarely mentioned together in the same sentence, but on Saturday, March 14, 2009, Skiing and MS will not only be mentioned, they will actually merge for a single cause during the 2009 Vertical Express for Multiple Sclerosis.


Vail Resorts Buys Shuttle Service

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.


Smoke Screen: Smoking and Skiing

On Madison Avenue and on the slopes, smoking and skiing were longtime partners.

At a time when famous cancer victims regularly show up on television warning against the perils of cigarettes, and when the one in four Americans who still smoke can’t find a public space to do so, it’s mind-boggling to recall that doctors once endorsed tobacco products. Sixty years ago, R.J. Reynolds created a series of popular magazine ads around the slogan “More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette.” The ads featured athletes enjoying both their sport and a smoke.

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