VAIL, Colo., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanksgiving skiers and snowboarders can thank Mother Nature for allowing Vail Mountain to pass the 1,000 acre mark and open additional lifts and terrain this week in time for the holiday weekend. The recent generous early season storms, combined with steady work by operations crews, offer a great variety of skiing and riding options for holiday guests. Beginning Nov. 22 the resort will offer 1,038 acres with 72 runs accessed by 13 lifts and on Friday, Nov. 24 the resort will grow to 1,146 acres, 83 trails and 17 lifts, providing some of the nation's best skiing and snowboarding conditions. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061121/LATU094 ) In keeping with post-Thanksgiving shopping tradition, take advantage of great lodging and lift ticket packages at Vail this winter. In addition to high energy events such as Vail snow Daze Dec. 4-17 and the Honda Session Jan. 11-14, "door buster" vacation deals await holiday shoppers. Winter Wonderland Values: Whether you've been naughty or nice, Santa says plan now and escape to Vail for winter wonderland values Jan. 4- Feb. 6, 2007. In addition to deep snow, take advantage of deep discounts with five nights of lodging and five days of skiing for as low as $587 per person in a two-bedroom condo, quad occupancy. (Save up to $162 per person). Hotel rooms for five nights plus five days of skiing start as low as $1,106 per person Jan. 2-18, 2007, based upon double adult occupancy. Move over N'Awlans. Head to Vail for the biggest Mardi Gras celebration in the mountains, sure to be irresistibly fun, vibrant sarcastic and sassy! Book five nights of lodging and five days of skiing during Mardi Gras starting from $773 per person in a two-bedroom condo based upon quad occupancy Feb. 13-24, 2007. Double adult occupancy hotel rooms start at $976 per person during this time. Visit vail.com for details. Additional restrictions may apply. For more information on planning a trip to Vail visit www.vail.com or call 800-404-3535.
SOURCE Vail Resorts