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2012-01-03 16:12:00

VAIL, Colo., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Mountain, the largest ski resort in the United States, has selected Leitner-Poma of America to construct a proposed new, state-of-the-art gondola in Vail Village, the first of its kind in North America. The gondola cabins will be designed to carry 10 passengers and each will feature heated, cushioned seats and Wi-Fi access for guests. With a speed of 1,200 feet per minute, the gondola will be the fastest gondola of its type in...

2011-12-27 12:48:00

BEAVER CREEK, Colo., Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vail Valley Foundation, in conjunction with Stanford University's Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE) and Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC), will host the inaugural Vail Global Energy Forum (VGEF), March 3 and 4, 2012, at the Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC). "The Vail Global Energy Forum is dedicated to the search for sustainable solutions to one of the most pressing issues of our times - how to...

2011-12-19 15:05:00

VAIL, Colo., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Mountain, the largest ski resort in the United States, has already begun making plans for its 50th anniversary in December 2012, by announcing the planned installation of a new, state-of-the art gondola to replace the Vista Bahn Express Lift (#16) in Vail Village. The new gondola, which will have the number "1" to commemorate Vail's original gondola in that location, will provide a 40 percent improvement in uphill capacity over the...

2011-12-13 11:33:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're seeing more photos of smiling faces from the slopes of Vail, Northstar and Breckenridge on your Facebook account or in your Twitter stream, you're not alone. As predicted, the addition of on-mountain photos to Vail Resorts' (NYSE: MTN) award-winning EpicMix online site and app is already revolutionizing how guests take and share photos. Just a month into the season, the second generation of EpicMix has already resulted...

2011-11-17 06:48:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) (the "Company") today announced that it has commenced its offer to exchange up to $390.0 million principal amount of newly issued 6.50% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2019, registered under the Securities Act of 1933, for a like principal amount of its outstanding, privately placed 6.50% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2019. The newly issued notes will be guaranteed by the domestic subsidiaries of the Company...

2011-11-16 09:47:00

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With an improving economy and snowfall totals that were 27% above average at ski resorts nationally, the 2010/11 ski season drew the most skier visits on record at 60.54 million, according to the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA). Looking forward, Condor Capital's Ken Schapiro discusses whether the snow sports industry will build off last year's momentum or succumb to a sluggish economy. If last year taught the snow sports industry...

2011-11-03 11:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not just the start of a new season. It's the start of a new era for vacation photos. When Keystone opens for the 2011-2012 season tomorrow (on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011), skiers and snowboarders will experience EpicMix Photo, the highly anticipated second generation of its award-winning popular mobile and online application that this year includes free professional photos and will revolutionize how guests take and share photos on vacation....

2011-09-14 15:15:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain News Corporation, publisher of OnTheSnow, the most visited snowsports website in the world, is expanding with the acquisition of SkiReport.com, the second most visited ski report website in North America. The SkiReport website will be merged with the OnTheSnow website for the winter 2011-2012 season, which will augment OnTheSnow's 9.6 million annual unique visitors to more than 12 million. The acquisition not only solidifies...

2011-08-31 13:15:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine what it's worth if we take your perfect vacation photo, deliver it to your computer or mobile device for free and then combine it with the most important information and memories from your trip. Today, Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN) announced the next generation of its popular ski and snowboard application, EpicMix(TM) which will revolutionize how guests take and share photos at all six of the...

2011-08-16 13:20:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced a worldwide multi-year partnership agreement with two-time Olympic gold medalist, professional snowboarder and skateboarder Shaun White. White will represent all six of Vail Resorts' world-class mountain resorts (Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado and Heavenly and Northstar in California/Nevada), and Northstar at Lake Tahoe will become his home mountain and primary...