Beaver Creek opening more terrain
BEAVER CREEK — Beaver Creek Resort opened Birds of Prey Express Lift Wednesday, with terrain access on Red Tail. The Larkspur Express Lift , Arrow Bahn Express Lift, Grouse Mountain Express Lift, and Highlands Lift will open during the day Saturday, Dec. 17 with access to beginner, intermediate, and expert terrain. Talons Restaurant opened Wednesday for the 2016-2017 season. Broken Arrow in Arrowhead Village will open Saturday, Dec. 17.
Beaver Creek Resort Saturday will operate the following lifts with access to more than 1,000 acres of terrain:
• Centennial Express Lift.
• Buckaroo Express Gondola.
• Cinch Express Lift.
• Bachelor Gulch Express Lift.
• Drink of Water Lift.
• Strawberry Park Express Lift.
• Rose Bowl Express Lift.
• Riverfront Gondola Express.
• Lower Beaver Creek Mountain Express Lift.
• Upper Beaver Creek Mountain Express Lift.
• Bird of Prey Express Lift.
• Larkspur Express Lift.
• Arrow Bahn Express Lift.
• Grouse Mountain Express Lift.
• Highlands Lift.
Guests are reminded that they must observe all posted signs and closures, especially during the early season. Closed trails may contain hazards due to early snow coverage. Accessing closed terrain is a violation of the Colorado Ski Safety Act and will result in the loss of skiing privileges and could involve prosecution and a fine.
Non-lift access to ski area facilities such as uphill snowshoeing, hiking or “skinning,” may present high danger of personal injury to participants or others and therefore may be limited or forbidden based on conditions, on-mountain activity and/or mountain policy. Fat tire biking and/or mountain biking is prohibited on the mountain during the winter season, both during day and night operations. Prior to embarking on uphill activities, call the Trails Hotline, 970-754-5907, for approved uphill travel routes and mountain access.
For more information, go to http://www.beavercreek.com.
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