10 January 2018

Vail Resorts Takes Next Step Toward Zero Footprint by Hiring Renewable Choice Energy

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that the Company has engaged Boulder, Colo.-based Renewable Choice Energy (RCE), a Schneider Electric company, to help identify and implement renewable energy projects that the Company may purchase or fund as part of its comprehensive sustainability commitment. In hiring RCE, the Company is taking another important step in pursuing its “Epic Promise for a Zero Footprint,” which includes three ambitious sustainability goals: zero net emissions by 2030, zero waste to landfill by 2030, and zero net operating impact to forests and habitat.
09 January 2018

SOS Outreach Partners with Wilmot Mountain to Introduce the Sports of Skiing and Snowboarding to Wisconsin-Area Kids

Wilmot Mountain announced today that it will partner with the nationally acclaimed SOS Outreach organization for five weeks this winter to provide an outdoor avenue of adventure for young Chicagoans from Nicholas Senn High School’s STOKED mentoring program.
21 December 2017

Breckenridge Ski Resort and Keystone Resort Continue to Expand Terrain Heading into the Holidays

Both Breckenridge Ski Resort and Keystone Resort continue to expand terrain, as each resort has opened additional trails every week since Opening Day. Both resorts are offering top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding across multiple peaks prior to the holidays, and will be adding more terrain heading into this weekend. This morning, a brief burst of snow quickly brought two inches of snow to both resorts with additional snow in the forecast through the weekend.
21 December 2017

Vail Resorts CEO’s New Charitable Fund to Focus on Mental Health Issues

Today, Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced that Chief Executive Officer Rob Katz and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, have decided that the initial focus for their recently announced charitable fund will be on mental health issues in the Company’s local communities. Katz and Amsterdam created the new charitable fund in October 2017 with funding of approximately $58 million.
21 December 2017

Hyatt Place Keystone Celebrates Official Opening

Hyatt Place Keystone, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Keystone, Colo., is officially open. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings. Hyatt Place Keystone is owned by Realty Capital Partners and operated by Vail Resorts.
20 December 2017

The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort, Celebrates 10 Years

The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort, will celebrate the property’s 10th anniversary on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. The public celebration in Lionshead Village will include an ice skating show, live music and an ice carving exhibition. Following the outdoor event, a 10th anniversary celebration dinner will take place inside the hotel.
19 December 2017

Beaver Creek Celebrates Grand Opening of Red Buffalo Park and Red Buffalo Express Lift (#5) on Friday, December 22

On Friday, December 22 at 9:15 a.m., Beaver Creek Resort will debut Red Buffalo Park, a family learning area located at the mountain’s highest elevation, 11,440 feet. At the heart of Red Buffalo Park, the new Red Buffalo Express Lift (#5), a high-speed quad, will debut to provide an increase in uphill capacity and a shorter, 4.3 minute ride to the top of the mountain. A Grand Opening celebration will commence at the base of Red Buffalo Express Lift (#5) on Friday at 9:15 a.m. with an official ribbon cutting, commemorative pins and Beaver Creek’s famed chocolate chip cookies. Beginning Friday, skiers and snowboarders will have access to 338 acres of terrain, including an additional 43 acres of terrain on Red Buffalo, Lower Booth Gardens, Lower Powell, and Grand Traverse trails in Red Buffalo Park.
12 December 2017

Arvada Colorado Ski & Golf Store Gets Name Change and New Location

In early January, the Arvada location of Colorado Ski & Golf will be moving to a new location at 9170 Wadsworth Parkway in Westminster. This new space, which will be shared with the existing Bicycle Village, will also be receiving an updated moniker – Colorado Ski & Sports.
09 December 2017

2017-18 Ski and Snowboard Season is Underway at Mt. Brighton and Holiday Events are Just Around the Corner

Mt. Brighton opened for business on Saturday, Dec. 8, sending the first chairlift of skiers – Brighton’s Jim Needham and Matt Widdick – up to the top of Metro Detroit’s popular winter sports destination.
08 December 2017

Celebrating 80th Anniversary Wilmot Mountain Opens for 2017-2018 Season

Wilmot Mountain, a long-time favorite Midwest ski destination, announced today its opening date of Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. In addition to welcoming guests back to the ski slopes, Wilmot Mountain is celebrating its 80th anniversary season with even more improvements and new events.