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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...

2010-10-15 09:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, and BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and Vail Resorts announced today they have partnered to offer exclusive deals to all Epic Pass, Epic 7-Pack and Summit Pass holders, as well as an exciting opportunity to win a truly epic ski prize. The deals, combined with a new sweepstakes from American, help showcase the perfect combination of unlimited skiing/riding, plus the extensive service operated by American and American Eagle to Vail, Denver and...

2010-10-04 15:30:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced a new pricing structure for the 2010-11 winter season designed to give skiers and snowboarders who purchase their lift tickets seven or more days in advance, the lowest guaranteed price available for skiing and riding at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly resorts. Also new this winter, guests will be offered an advanced purchase discount on a one-day or two-day lift ticket, not...

2010-09-08 15:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced today it will release the Company's financial results for its fiscal 2010 year ended July 31, 2010, prior to market open on Thursday, September 23, 2010. The Company will host a conference call at 11 a.m. eastern time that same day during which Company executives will review the financial results. The call will be broadcast over the Internet at www.vailresorts.com. To listen to the call, go to...

2010-08-30 11:34:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) unveiled EpicMix(TM), a first-of-its-kind online and mobile application for the 2010-2011 ski and snowboard season. EpicMix allows Vail Resorts guests, at any of its five world-class mountain resorts - Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly - to effortlessly utilize technology to digitally capture their ski and ride experience and share it with friends and family. EpicMix is...

2010-07-01 08:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Vail Resorts launched the Vail Resorts Echo web site, VailResortsEcho.com, to better educate and engage guests and employees about the Company's comprehensive sustainability efforts aimed at both protecting the beautiful natural resources that surrounds the resorts and helping build stronger communities. Vail Resorts Echo encompasses environmental stewardship, charitable giving and community engagement. "We are thrilled to launch...

2010-06-03 12:47:00

BEAVER CREEK, Colo., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Let the celebration begin in the Vail Valley, as Vail and Beaver Creek Resorts were selected by the International Ski Federation (FIS) Council to host the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships. This will be the third FIS World Championships for the resorts, which previously hosted the 1989 and 1999 Championships. "Vail and Beaver Creek Resorts are honored to be selected as the hosts for the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships by the International...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.