Ski-in, Ski-out Crystal Peak Lodge Becomes Luxurious Cornerstone of Breckenridge Resort's New Peak 7 Base Village

Nov 21, 2008, 11:49 ET from Vail Resorts

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- One of the most popular ski and snowboard resorts in North America, Breckenridge Resort, Colo., is unveiling a new base village area this winter that features luxurious ski-in, ski-out accommodations and skier services. The Crystal Peak Lodge, opening today, is the centerpiece of Breckenridge Ski Resort's new Peak 7 base village, which features a Mediterranean-themed dining experience at Sevens restaurant, a ski and ride school, a rental and retail shop, and lift ticket services. The lodge and new base village buildings are located steps from both the high-speed, six-passenger Independence SuperChair and the BreckConnect gondola, providing quick access to both the idyllic, rolling trails of the mountain's famed Peak 7 terrain and the historic character and vibrancy of the town's Main Street.

Crystal Peak Lodge's 45 condominium units are configured in one-, two-, three- or four-bedroom suites with full kitchens, living rooms, a gas fireplace, a private balcony boasting expansive mountain views, and high-end finishes and craftsmanship.

"We are excited to have such a luxurious new property as Crystal Peak Lodge join the Vail Resorts Hospitality collection," said Stan Brown, president of RockResorts and Vail Resorts Hospitality. "Crystal Peak Lodge is located in one of Breckenridge's most coveted settings and with such incredible access to both the mountain and the town; it is destined to become one of the most desired places to stay."

    Crystal Peak Lodge Facts:
    -- 45 ski-in, ski-out residences at the base of Breckenridge's Peak 7
    -- Located steps from the new six-passenger Independence SuperChair and
       the BreckConnect Gondola
    -- One- to four-bedrooms, ranging in size from approximately 784 to 2,211
       square feet
    -- Lift tickets, ski and ride school, ski rental and retail shop and fine
       dining in the Peak 7 base village
    -- For more information, visit

Crystal Peak Lodge is now taking reservations for the 2008-2009 winter season. Call 800-800-STAY for reservations or visit

About Vail Resorts Hospitality

Vail Resorts Hospitality is comprised of the RockResorts collection of luxury hotels, Grand Teton Lodging Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo., and a number of owned or managed independently-flagged hotels including the Vail Mountain Marriott Resort & Spa in Vail, Colo.; Austria Haus Hotel in Vail, Colo.; The Great Divide Lodge in Breckenridge, Colo.; Breckenridge Mountain Lodge in Breckenridge, Colo.; Village Hotel in Breckenridge, Colo.; The Inn at Keystone in Keystone, Colo.; and Ski Tip Lodge in Keystone, Colo. Vail Resorts Hospitality also manages approximately 2,000 condominium properties across the country with a concentration in the base villages of Vail Resorts' five mountain resorts.

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 California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Company's subsidiary, Rock Resorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development, construction and management 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 is

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