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Vail Resorts extends pass sales

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

BROOMFIELD, Colorado – The 2011-12 ski and snowboard season has officially begun, and Vail Resorts is extending its season pass sales for less than one week. Visit to buy your 2011-12 Epic, Epic Local, Epic 7-Day, Summit Value or Tahoe Value Pass by Dec. 5.

Currently priced at $669, the Epic Pass offers the greatest value in the ski industry with seven world-class mountains spanning Colorado, California and Nevada. With the Epic Pass skiers and riders have unlimited unrestricted access at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado and Heavenly and Northstar in Nevada and California. Vail Resorts has also invested more than $100 million across all six of its resorts to continue to enhance the guest experience.

In addition to the Epic Pass, Vail Resorts offers several different pass options for the needs of different guests:

• The new Epic Local Pass™(formerly the Colorado Pass), now at $519 for adults is for locals who can navigate a few more restrictions. The Epic Local Pass offers unlimited and unrestricted skiing or riding at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin and includes 10 restricted days at Vail or Beaver Creek. New this year, it also includes skiing or riding seven days a week at Heavenly and Northstar.

• Epic 7-Day is ideal for people who don’t plan to ski more than seven days. The Epic 7-Day gives skiers and snowboarders a total of seven unrestricted days of skiing and riding at any one of Vail Resorts’ six mountain resorts plus Arapahoe Basin anytime during the season, now at $519 for adults.

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• Summit Value Pass is an option for people who only plan to ski Summit County. The Summit Value Pass is now available at $429 for adults and provides unlimited and unrestricted lift access to Keystone and Arapahoe Basin, as well as access to Breckenridge with limited restrictions.

• Tahoe Value Pass for $389 is a great option for California and Nevada skiers and snowboarders who want access to Heavenly and Northstar with restrictions.

For more information on Vail Resorts Season Passes and the Epic Pass, visit

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