Columbus Day Sails into Keystone and Breckenridge with a Blanket of Snow

12 October 2010
  • Nov 5th marks the launch of Epix Mix. Vail Resort’s groundbreaking technology enabling users to share their resort experience on-line with friends and family.
  • New this year is the Keystone/Arapahoe Basin Pass offers unlimited days of skiing and riding at Keystone Resort and neighboring A-Basin.
  • HD video and photos available at under the “snow 10-12-2010” folder.
KEYSTONE, Colorado. – October 12, 2010 – The pine trees of Keystone Resort’s River Run village were covered with snow this morning.  As temperatures fell Mother Nature gave us a taste of what’s to come this ski season. With only 24 days until Keystone Resort opens on Friday, November 5 this first snow builds excitement for the 2010-11 ski season.
Epic Mix is here. Vail Resort’s groundbreaking technology enables users to share their resort experience with friends and family. This exciting feature marries skiing and riding with social media. From vertical feet skied, number of days on mountain, messaging your friends and much more, Epic Mix brings a whole new element to the resort experience.  Be one of the first to try Epic Mix on November 5, 2010 at Keystone Resort.
Get a free night of lodging at the top-rated RockResort hotels and properties in Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Martin Luther King Day, Valentine’s Day or President’s Day when you book by Halloween (Oct. 31, of course). A minimum length of stay is required that varies by property. or 866.513.ROCK. The Holidays on Us package is also available at St. Lucia, Miami, Santa Fe, Jackson Hole and Aspen.
Vail Resorts also offers an array of season pass products that provide skiers and riders with the best value in the ski industry. At $619, the Epic Pass provides unlimited, unrestricted access to six world-class resorts including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly—as well as at Arapahoe Basin and the new Epic 7-Pack is a seven-day, unrestricted ticket that skiers and snowboarders can use at any one of Vail Resorts’ five mountain resorts and Arapahoe Basin anytime during the season for a price of $469—which equates to $67 per day. The Epic 7-pack differs from a seven-day lift ticket because it can be used any time during the season, from beginning to end. These prices are only valid through Sunday, Oct. 17. For more information, visit
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About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, Heavenly Mountain Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and the consumer website is


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