Keystone Delivers a Halloween Treat for Skiers by Opening a Week Earlier Than Expected on Nov. 2

- With snow today and more than 2 feet of October snow, Keystone is set to

open Friday with Breckenridge opening Nov. 9 followed by the Nov. 16

opening of Vail and Heavenly and Beaver Creek's opening day on Nov. 21

- Keystone's A51 terrain park will offer the most 'tricks' in the country

with more than 20 terrain park features and the largest terrain park in the

country on Friday

Oct 31, 2007, 01:00 ET from Vail Resorts

    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 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 and consumer website

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