Thursday, December 30, 2010

January is Learn to Ski and Ride Month Celebrate with Great Deals from Vail Resorts

For all of the New Year’s Resolutions to make, learning to ski or snowboard or improve your skills is probably more fun than most. January is Learn to Ski and Ride Month and Vail Resorts is offering great deals on Ski and Ride School lessons at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly and Northstar-at-Tahoe. Why you’re at it, take advantage of the lodging deals available on www.snow.com and bring some fun on the slopes for 2011.

Beaver Creek Learn to Ski/Ride Package starting at $278

Beaver Creek celebrates Learn to Ski Month with a package that includes four nights of lodging, three days of beginner lessons, lift tickets and rentals starting at $278 per person per night valid Jan. 3-31, 2011. Some restrictions may apply. Book online at www.beavercreek.com or call (800) 404-3535. Families visiting Beaver Creek also enjoy daily complimentary activities including ice skating, rail jams, on-hill story time, snowshoe tour, tubing and more now through early April.

Keystone Resort Learn. Improve. Do more:

Group Lessons starting from $109 per day or Keystone also offers buy two group lessons, get the third free from $218. For more information visit www.keystoneresort.com

Breckenridge First Time Discovery Series: Three Days of Lift Tickets, Lessons and Rentals for $300

Three full days of exciting discoveries, lift tickets and rentals. You’ll make great strides—all in a comfortable atmosphere that’s been known to turn beginners into avid, life-long enthusiasts. Registration is non-refundable, and reservations are strongly recommended to make sure you get a spot. The First-Timer Discovery Series includes Beginner Lift-Lesson-Rental for $300. For more information visit www.breckrenridge.com

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Breckenridge Ski Resort Set to Open Peak 7 this Friday, Dec. 3.

Friday, Dec. 3rd, will mark the third peak of Breckenridge Ski Resort’s four to open for the season, adding 334 acres of intermediate and advanced terrain on Peak 7 just in time for the weekend, and a week earlier than originally scheduled. This will give skiers and riders over 1,500 acres of terrain to choose from across the resort. Skier services at the base of Peak 7 will also be fully operational, located steps from the high-speed, six-passenger Independence SuperChair and the BreckConnect gondola.

The Peak 7 base area is complete with high-end lodging at Crystal Peak Lodge, skier services including ski school, ticket sales and rentals, and sit-down on mountain dining experience at Sevens Restaurant. And in honor of Peak 7’s opening, Sevens is offering their Breakfast Buffet for $12 per person from 8-10 a.m. daily throughout the season, along with Crabby Wednesdays, all-you-can-eat Crab for $25 per person and Apr├Ęs specials Monday through Friday, 4-6 p.m. including $3 Bud and Bud Light Drafts, and half-off select appetizers. Sevens is open daily from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m.

Breckenridge Ski Resort requires all skiers and riders to observe all posted signs and warnings. Closed trails may contain hazards due to limited natural snow coverage and snow making operations. Please keep off closed trails and out of closed areas for safety reasons. For the latest terrain openings, snow report and more, visit www.breckenridge.com.