Media Note: More photos from today's snow can be downloaded from Dropbox at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wcvr41spvmcas0g/IwO-KP-Z0e/Vail/Winter/SNOW/03.04.13
VAIL, Colo. - March 4, 2013 - It's only been four days but so far the month of March is off to a snowy start at Vail, the largest ski resortin the United States,with five inches of fresh powder reported this morning, more than a foot since the first of the month, and nearly two feet in the last seven days.
With all the recent snowfall skiers and snowboarders can find plenty of great powder on more than 5,000 acres of open terrain at Vail.
For more information about Vail Mountain visit www.vail.com or stop by the Mountain Information Center, open daily from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
About Vail Mountain
Celebrating its 50thanniversary throughout the 2012-2013 season and coveted as the largest ski resort in the United States with more than 5,200 acres of skiable terrain and seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles, Vail is an extraordinary winter vacation destination. Under blue skies more than 300 days each year and with more groomed terrain than anywhere on the planet, families reconnect and celebrate here from year to year and generation to generation. The vacation experience is world class, from the Vail Ski & Snowboard School to the events, activities and festivals, the shops and spas, abundant culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations. Coupled with the vision inherent in the spirit of Vail's founders, and a modern day commitment to excellence in all aspects of guest service and operations, Vail can still credibly lay claim to being a resort like nothing on earth www.vail.com.
phone: (970) 754-3001
phone: (970) 754-4528
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 resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.