Epic Snow Makes it a December to Remember for Skiers and Snowboarders at Vail Resorts

Epic Snow Makes it a December to Remember for Skiers and Snowboarders at Vail

-Vail Mountain Receives More than Five Feet of Snow this Month and Skiers and
Snowboarders Can Relish the Powder in the Legendary Back Bowls and Blue Sky

- Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Lake Tahoe Receive Record Snowfall this
Month with Up to Seven Feet in One Week

PR Newswire

VAIL, Colo., Dec. 27, 2012

VAIL, Colo., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been a happy holiday season
for skiers and snowboarders at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone
in Colorado and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood Resorts in Lake Tahoe with
epic snowfall from Mother Nature in December. More than seven feet of snow has
fallen in Lake Tahoe in the past week and Colorado has received three to five
feet of snow this month and there's more snow in the forecast for the coming

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121227/LA34828-a)

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121227/LA34828-b)

Now's the time to book your ski vacation to Colorado and Lake Tahoe. Don't
miss out on a spectacular winter ski and snowboard season. Here's a sample of
some great lodging deals and lift ticket information from Vail Resorts:

Celebrate the Snow Sale at Vail and Save up to 50 Percent on Lodging
Celebrate the snow and enjoy Vail this winter. Book your mountain getaway now
and save up to 50 percent on accommodations at The Arrabelle, The Lodge at
Vail, The Austria Haus and Legendary Lodging at The Ritz-Carlton Residences in
Vail. This special package can also be customized at an additional cost to
include discounted lift tickets, ski school and more just ask our vacation
specialists for more details. Visit www.rockresorts.com for more information.

Ski Free, Stay Free at Heavenly Resort
One of Heavenly's most popular deals is back - ski free and stay free at
Heavenly this winter. Book anywhere from four to 10 nights and get one night
of lodging and one day skiing or riding free. One of Heavenly's most flexible
deals, it includes a large variety of lodging options. Visit
www.skiheavenly.comfor more details, or call the Heavenly Tahoe Vacations at
1-800-432-8365 to book your package now

Kids Ski Free at Keystone. Every Day. All Season Long. No Blackouts.
Keystone Resort is taking kid-friendly programming to new heights; throughout
the entire 2012-2013 winter season, children 12 and under will ski/snowboard
for free at Keystone. As simple as childhood itself, Keystone's Kids Ski Free
program removes the red tape and fine print, has no blackout dates and is
available on all weekends and holidays, a rarity in the ski industry. To
qualify, families must stay two or more nights in one of Keystone's numerous
accommodation options, which span from luxury hotel rooms to cozy
ski-in/ski-out condominiums. Families big and small are able to take advantage
of the offer, as there are no restrictions on the number of children per
adult. www.keystoneresort.com/kidsskifree

The Lowest Price Guarantee on Lift Tickets Through Advance Purchase
Guests can save significantly on one-day and multi-day lift tickets when they
purchase lift tickets in advance of their trip. Vail, Beaver Creek,
Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood offer the "lowest
price guarantee" on lift tickets when purchased seven days in advance online
at www.snow.com/lifttickets or through Vail Resorts Central Reservations.
This guarantees the price will be the lowest available for that day – and
significantly lower over the holiday period– compared to the window rate. The
more guests ski during their vacation, the greater the savings– which can be
up to 25 percent off of the window rate.

For more lodging deals and vacation planning information visit www.snow.com

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, and
Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and
Nevada, 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.

SOURCE Vail Resorts

Website: http://www.snow.com
Contact: Kate Lessman, +1-303-404-1871, klessman@vailresorts.com, Online
newsroom: news.vailresorts.com
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