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2009-05-13 06:00:00

The easiest way to visit the most popular ski resorts in the summertime and enjoy a unique mountain experience ASPEN, Colo., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ski.com (http://www.ski.com), North America's largest provider of mountain vacations, today announced the launch of Summer Mountain Travel, a one-stop shop for travelers looking for hassle-free mountain vacations in the spring, summer and fall. Based in Aspen, Colo., Summer Mountain Travel offers the same value, attention to detail and...

2009-04-20 15:05:00

- Responding to current market conditions, the developer has reduced list prices approximately 20 percent - All new purchasers will immediately receive social membership to The Arrabelle Club, providing locker, ski storage and additional amenities at base of the Eagle Bahn Gondola VAIL, Colo., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts Development Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) and an affiliate of RCR Vail, LLC the developer of The Ritz-Carlton...

2009-02-11 19:41:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced today it will release the Company's financial results for its fiscal 2009 second quarter ended January 31, 2009, and the Company's ski season to date metrics through March 1, 2009, prior to market open on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, followed by a conference call at 11:00am ET. Participants may listen to a simultaneous webcast of the conference call by logging on to the Company website...

2009-02-10 07:30:00

Luxurious Ski-In/Ski-Out Resort Offers Distinct Year-Round Amenities in One of Tahoe's Most Desirable Locations - the Village at Northstar(TM) TRUCKEE, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Northstar(R) Lodge - Hyatt(R) Residence Club at the Village at Northstar(TM) opened in time to ring in the holiday with skiing, ice skating, shopping, dining and relaxing. And now, for a limited time, skiers and other mountain enthusiasts can experience the luxury of this private vacation-ownership...

2009-01-16 13:47:00

Ski Resorts Emphasize Personal Responsibility Rather Than Their Own SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With this Saturday marking the start of National Safety Awareness Week (Jan. 17 - Jan. 23) by the U.S. ski industry, skiers and snowboarders may notice more safety monitors than usual on California ski slopes. These "safety-conscious" employees will be noticeably present this busy Martin Luther King holiday weekend to remind visitors to watch their speed and refrain from...

2008-12-19 21:47:22

Researchers say Swiss ski resorts cannot count on snow-making equipment to rescue them from the effects of global warming. The Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne studied the economic benefit of snow-making between 2003 and 2005, swissinfo reported. Researchers concluded that resorts using equipment to provide snow for more than 18 miles of slopes would have trouble recouping their investment in equipment. Snow-making facilities are often presented as a central measure in adapting to...

2008-12-19 13:30:00

Alpine-Chic Hotel Blends Mountain High Energy with Swank Sophistication BEAVER CREEK, Colo., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced the expansion of its RockResorts lodging division with tomorrow's grand opening of The Osprey at Beaver Creek, A RockResort. Following a $7 million dollar transformation, The Osprey at Beaver Creek, formerly known as The Inn at Beaver Creek, is the closest ski-in/ski-out hotel to a chairlift in North America. The...

2008-12-19 13:23:00

DENVER, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail, the flagship mountain of Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN), has launched a new multimedia advertising campaign, created by agency of record Genesis Inc. The launch of the new campaign reflects the evolution of the resort, which is adding more than $2 billion of infrastructure in an effort to enhance awareness of its offerings as a global vacation destination. The new brand promise "Like nothing on earth" was launched comprehensively both...

2008-12-16 09:47:51

Rocky Mountain ski areas face dramatic changes this century as the climate warms, including best-case scenarios of shortened ski seasons and higher snowlines and worst-case scenarios of bare base areas and winter rains, says a new Colorado study.The study indicates snowlines -- elevations below which seasonal snowpack will not develop -- will continue to rise through this century, moving up more than 2,400 feet from the base areas of Colorado's Aspen Mountain and Utah's Park City Mountain by...

2008-12-12 11:23:00

DENVER, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter snow storms are expected to blow through Colorado (http://www.colorado.com/) again this week, dumping several feet of fresh powder on the Rockies. With an average snowfall of 300 inches a year, and 26 ski resorts offering more than 2,000 trails and nearly 40,000 acres of mountain terrain, Colorado offers an unmatched ski vacation experience. The time has never been better to plan a Colorado vacation. Resorts across the state are offering great...


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