Vail keeps slopes open later |

Vail keeps slopes open later

VAIL, Colorado “-Vail Mountain will stay open a half-an-hour later starting Friday.

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.

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.

For more information about Vail Mountain or the Vail Snowsports School call the Mountain Information Center at 970-476-9090 or visit

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