03 December 2018

Rusutsu, Japan Joins the Epic Australia Pass for the 2019-20 Winter Season

Vail Resorts today announced a long-term alliance with one of the most renowned resorts in the world for deep powder and tree skiing, Rusutsu Resort, located in Hokkaido, Japan, just 90 minutes from Sapporo and New Chitose Airport. Beginning with the 2019-20 season, the Epic Australia Pass, Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass will offer five consecutive complimentary days with no blackout dates at the three unique, interlinked mountains that make up Rusutsu Resort.
02 March 2018

Hakuba Valley, Japan Is Now Epic

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced a long-term alliance with one of Japan’s largest and most renowned mountain resort regions —Hakuba Valley, located in the northern part of the Nagano Prefecture at the base of Japan’s Northern Alps and host to the 1998 Olympic Winter Games. Beginning with the 2018-19 season, the Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass and Epic Australia Pass will offer five consecutive complimentary days with no blackout dates at the nine ski resorts that comprise Hakuba Valley. It brings the Epic Pass total to 55 mountain resorts in eight countries, significantly more than any other season pass in the world.
01 March 2018

Vail Resorts Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the Epic Pass by Honoring the Army’s 10th Mountain Division and Men and Women of the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as Service Members of Canada and Australia, with a Special Military Epic Pass and USD$1.5 Million in Contributions to Veteran Organizations

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Epic Pass, 2018, Vail Resorts is honoring the epic service of the Company’s founders and men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, Canadian Armed Forces and Australian Defence Force, with the introduction of a special new USD$99 Military Epic Pass. Also, for every 2018-19 Vail Resorts season pass sold, the Company will donate USD$1 to Wounded Warrior Project®. Based on 2017-18 pass sales, the donation would exceed USD$750,000.
30 November 2016

As Much as Six Feet of New Snow Delivered to Top Ski Resorts throughout Western North America

Within a week of opening for the ski season, resorts throughout western North America received a massive dose of winter weather – including the arrival of as much as six feet of snow accumulation and cold temperatures which dipped to the single digits. National weather forecasts call for additional snowfall and continued cold temperatures throughout the first week of December.
19 October 2016

Vail Resorts Announces Changes Across Mountain Division Leadership

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) (“Vail Resorts”) today announced several changes to take place before the end of the calendar year across its mountain division leadership team to position the Company for continued growth and success. Specifically, with the official close of the Whistler Blackcomb acquisition earlier this week, the company is scaling the organization with a leadership structure that aligns to recent and future expansion and creates new opportunities for several experienced leaders at the Company.
18 October 2016

Vail Resorts Recognized with Six Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with six Vail Resorts properties – including four RockResorts properties – recognized among the best of the best in travel.
22 October 2015

Vail Resorts’ Ski and Snowboard School Initiative Gives More Women What They Want on the Mountain

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Oct. 22, 2015 – Despite being the primary vacation planner and chief decision-maker both before and during a winter vacation, many women report not participating as much as they would like in the main purpose of the trip – skiing and snowboarding. Today, as part of the Vail Resorts’ ski and snowboard school initiative designed to improve the on-mountain experience for women, the Company announced a re-imagined version of its specialty women’s programs, incorporating guest feedback to give busy women or moms the ability to enjoy a guilt-free ski vacation themselves.
13 August 2015

Perisher’s Freedom Pass Now the Epic Australia Pass, Including Access to the Best of the U.S.

Vail Resorts today announced a new season pass for Australian skiers and riders looking to access the best of the U.S. and Australia. The Epic Australia Pass replaces Perisher’s Freedom Pass with a new look and unmatched benefits, and now includes access to nine world-class resorts in the United States, in addition to unlimited access to Perisher, in New South Wales.
30 June 2015

Vail Resorts Closes on Acquisition of Perisher, Australia, Enabling Freedom Pass Holders Access to nine World-Class Ski Resorts in the U.S.

Vail Resorts today announced that the Company has closed on the acquisition of Perisher Ski Resort (“Perisher”), in Australia. Perisher is now officially included in Vail Resorts’ line up of world-class mountain resorts and its industry leading season pass program.