18 September 2019

Hundreds of Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood Employees Volunteer for 10th Annual EpicPromise Week

To celebrate Vail Resort’s 10th year of EpicPromise Week, more than 300 employees combined volunteered hundreds of hours with local community programs focused on youth, education and the environment. This year, EpicPromise volunteers from Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort contributed to four different projects around Lake Tahoe.
23 August 2019

Vail Resorts Announces Mountain Division Leadership Changes

Vail Resorts today announced that Executive Vice President Chris Jarnot will step down from his role, following an impressive 34-year career with Vail Resorts. With Jarnot’s transition, and in anticipation of the closing of the Peak Resorts acquisition, the Company has announced the creation of three new regional leadership roles to support Vail Resorts’ growing global portfolio.
07 August 2019

Northstar California Resort Hosts Only US Stop of the 2019 Enduro World Series August 24-25

Northstar California Resort will host the only U.S. stop during the 2019 Enduro World Series (EWS), August 24-25. Presented by North Lake Tahoe Resort Association (NLTRA), the penultimate EWS event at Northstar Mountain Bike Park will feature 600 athletes competing in arguably the birthplace of mountain biking, for round seven of the sold-out competition.
26 April 2019

Vail Resorts Names Deirdra Walsh Vice Presient and General Manager of Northstar California Resort

Vail Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Deirdra Walsh, formerly senior director of mountain dining at Park City Mountain in Utah, to vice president and general manager of Northstar California Resort, effective April 25, 2019.
05 March 2019

Vail Resorts Transforms Skiing Again, Launches “Epic For Everyone”

Eleven years ago, the Epic Pass transformed the ski industry by offering guests unlimited skiing at the best resorts in the world, for a previously unheard of low price, making skiing and riding more accessible and affordable. Today, with the introduction of “Epic for Everyone,” Vail Resorts continues that history of innovation by offering the same incredible flexibility and value to all skiers and riders, whether they want to ski or ride just one day – or every day – of the season.
28 February 2019

Heavenly, Northstar, and Kirkwood Resorts Announce Extended Ski Season

After record-breaking snowfall throughout the Lake Tahoe region in February, the Best of Tahoe Resorts, including Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort, and Kirkwood Mountain Resort announced plans today to extend the 2018-19 ski and snowboard season. Plans may change based on weather, conditions or US Forest Service approval.
18 December 2018

Emma, the World’s First Digital Mountain Assistant, Announces Her Debut at Nine World-Class Ski Resorts

Emma, the world’s first digital mountain assistant, announced today that she is now available to guide guests at nine Vail Resort properties, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe. Guests can text Emma their questions at 77477.
13 December 2018

Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz Gives $2 Million in Grants to Support Mental & Behavioral Health Programs in Mountain Resort Communities across North America

Today, Vail Resorts announced that Chief Executive Officer Rob Katz and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, have made significant contributions totaling more than $2 million to support emotional wellness programs in nearly every mountain resort community in which Vail Resorts operates.
07 December 2018

Northstar California’s Summit Smokehouse Re-Opens With a Fresh New Look

The Summit Smokehouse at Northstar California re-opens Dec. 14, 2018, weather permitting, after being renovated physically and conceptually to focus on a creative menu with simple, hand-crafted ingredients. The concept extends beyond the kitchen into the beverage station, which most notably hosts no single-use cups in alignment with the company’s Commitment to Zero.
06 December 2018

Kirkwood Mountain Resort to Open the Entire Mountain While Heavenly and Northstar Expand Skier and Rider Access

Kirkwood Mountain Resort plans to open the entire mountain Saturday, Dec. 8, weather permitting, making it the first fully-open resort in the Tahoe Basin. Mother Nature continues to provide expanded terrain at Northstar California and Heavenly Mountain Resorts beginning today, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 8.