KEYSTONE, Colo., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Keystone skiers and
snowboarders will receive a Halloween treat -- an earlier-than-expected
opening on Friday, Nov. 2 for the 2007-2008 season, along with more snow
For those who are seeking more 'tricks,' Keystone's top-rated A51
terrain park team is creating the largest park offering in the country with
20 rails, boxes, wall rides and other terrain park features on Friday, Nov.
2, Keystone's opening day.
Thanks to a series of October snowstorms that have delivered up to 3
feet of snow on the summits of the Colorado Rockies, as well as cold
temperatures for snowmaking, Keystone Resort announced it'll open Friday,
Nov. 2 -- a week earlier than the initially scheduled opening date of Nov.
9. Breckenridge will open a week later on Friday, Nov. 9 followed by the
Nov. 16 openings of Vail and Heavenly and Beaver Creek's opening on Nov.
Keystone will open with beginner and intermediate terrain serviced by
three chairlifts and a magic carpet, as well as terrain park features on
the Spring Dipper trail. Adult lift tickets will be $59 for a special
opening weekend pricing. This season, Keystone will open a new eco-friendly
spa at the Keystone Lodge & Spa, along with introducing a new gourmet lunch
guided snowcat ski tour program.
Other highlights for the 2007-2008 season include: Beaver Creek's new
children's gondola; the unveiling of Vail's new community developments
including the Arrabelle at Vail Square, a RockResort hotel; the
installation of two new high-speed quad chairlifts at Vail; the debut of
Heavenly's new high-speed Olympic Express chairlift; in addition to
Breckenridge's new expanded progression terrain park.
To celebrate the kickoff of the season, Keystone's offering $89 hotel
room rates at the Inn at Keystone Nov. 1-7. Breckenridge skiers and
snowboarders can stay for as low at $59 through Dec. 19. Vail and Beaver
Creek are offering a free night of lodging and free lift ticket when you
buy two nights of lodging and two-day lift tickets during the early season.
The package is $422 per person at Vail and is valid for a double-occupancy
hotel room Nov. 25-Dec. 1 at Vail and is $370 per person at Beaver Creek
valid for quad-occupancy in a two-bedroom condominium for Nov. 21-Dec. 10.
Visit snow.com for more information and vacation values.
About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc. is the leading mountain resort operator in the
United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of
Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado, Heavenly in
Californiaand 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. 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 http://www.vailresorts.com and consumer website
SOURCE Vail Resorts