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2011-07-07 16:05:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty Sports Venture ("SSV"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Outdoor Outlet, LLC, a Wisconsin-based company that owns and operates O2GearShop.com, a rapidly growing online retailer of outdoor/snowsports goods and equipment with more than 2 million total visits last year. "The addition of O2GearShop.com is a significant opportunity that will allow SSV to now...

2011-06-27 16:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced the appointment of Kirsten A. Lynch as the new chief marketing officer for the Company. Lynch will assume responsibilities for the Company's marketing functions, including brand marketing, advertising, CRM, market research, pricing, e-commerce, online marketing and strategic alliances. She will oversee the Company's marketing efforts in its Mountain, Hospitality and Real Estate divisions. Lynch...

2011-04-28 15:03:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today reported certain ski season metrics for the comparative periods from the beginning of the ski season through April 24, 2011, and for the prior year period from the beginning of the ski season through April 25, 2010. The data mentioned in this release is interim period data and subject to fiscal quarter end review and adjustments. Highlights Season-to-date lift ticket revenue at the Company's six...

2011-03-10 07:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 ended January 31, 2011, as well as the Company's ski season to date metrics through March 6, 2011, and the Company's calendar year 2011 resort capital plan. Highlights Net income attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. of $54.6 million for the second quarter increased by $13.9 million, or 34.1%, from the second quarter of the prior fiscal year. Mountain...

2011-03-09 15:07:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced its plans to spend $30 million on major capital improvement projects at its newest mountain resort property, Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort near Lake Tahoe, Calif., that will greatly enhance the guest experience both on the mountain and in the Village at Northstar for the 2011-2012 winter season. Plans include the installation of a new high-speed chairlift that will service expanded gladed terrain...

2011-03-02 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Away.com, a leading travel research and planning website, is joining with Vail Mountain and RockResorts to launch the Spring Back to Vail travel contest. The contest winner will receive a trip for two to the Spring Back to Vail festival, taking place April 15-24, 2011. To enter the Spring Back to Vail travel challenge, contestants must write at least one review in Away.com's Ski & Snowboard Resort Guide by March 9, 2011. Away.com's editors...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today reported certain ski season metrics for the comparative periods from the beginning of the ski season through January 6, 2011, and for the prior year period through January 7, 2010, with both periods including the holiday period through the Thursday after New Year's Day. The data mentioned in this release is interim period data and subject to fiscal quarter end review and adjustments. Highlights Season...

2010-12-23 12:46:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced that the EpicMix(TM) website at www.epicmix.com is now live in Beta form and available for skiers and riders to view their ski and ride experience at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly mountain resorts. Also, Vail Resorts is extending the deadline to Feb. 22, 2011 for guests to activate their accounts and automatically be entered to win an Epic Holiday Gift of $100,000....

2010-11-22 10:30:00

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With Vail Resorts officially kicking off the season Friday, Condor Capital President and Founder Ken Schapiro is projecting that ski resorts nationally will experience a slight rebound from the marginal performance of the 2009-10 season. A 40-year veteran of the snow who has logged more than 6 million vertical feet helicopter skiing in the Canadian Rockies, Schapiro manages over $600 million in portfolio assets. In the following Q&A, he...

2010-11-17 17:51:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced the appointment of Bill Rock as the new chief operating officer of Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort. Rock will assume responsibility for all mountain and village operations associated with Northstar-at-Tahoe and will report directly to Blaise Carrig, co-president of Vail Resorts' Mountain Division. "Bill brings 14 years of experience in the mountain resort industry, including mountain...