Some Vail lifts will stay open later |

Some Vail lifts will stay open later

Daily Staff Report

VAIL ” Vail Mountain’s Vista Bahn, Born Free Express and Gopher Hill chairlifts will stay open until 4 p.m. starting Friday in Vail, Colorado.

Even more lifts will begin staying open later starting March 6. The front side of Vail Mountain will close at 4 p.m. and Game Creek, Sun Up, Sun Down, Tea Cup, China and Siberia Bowls will close at 3:30 p.m. Blue Sky Basin’s Skyline Express Lift (Chair 37) and Earl’s Express Lift (Chair 38) will close at 3 p.m. and Pete’s Express Lift (Chair 39) will close at 2:45 p.m. Lift operating hours are posted at the base of all open lifts.

Meanwhile, The Vail Snowsports School is extending its three-for-the-price-of-two offer for the remainder of the 2008-09 season on the “1st Time” and “3 D” series group lessons offered for adult skiers and snowboarders at any level of experience. Additionally, all full-day and half-day private lessons will be offered at discounted rates for the remainder of the season.

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