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Vail Spends $100M on Upgrades

Broomfield, CO – If you’re yearning to break in that Epic Pass this winter, Vail Resorts has added $100 million in upgrades to welcome you to the slopes this winter. This summer’s investments bring the company’s five-year total to a staggering $500 million, including $50 million last winter at Park City, Utah alone. Vail Resorts’ most significant … Continue reading Vail Spends $100M on Upgrades

Vail Resorts CEO Donates $2M to Charity

Broomfield, CO – Vail Resorts, Inc. has announced that the company’s CEO Rob Katz and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, founder of the gluten-free website Elana’s Pantry, have made personal contributions totaling $2 million to 12 non-profit organizations. The recipients are located in the communities where the company operates, including Eagle, Summit, Denver and Boulder counties in Colorado; … Continue reading Vail Resorts CEO Donates $2M to Charity

Vail Resorts’ Income Jumps Over 30%

Broomfield, CO – Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:  MTN) today reported results for its fiscal year ended July 31, 2016 showing significant increases in net income. Additionally, large gains in pre-season sales of its Epic Pass products forecast a strong fiscal 2017 for the company. Net income attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. was $149.8 million for fiscal 2016, an … Continue reading Vail Resorts’ Income Jumps Over 30%

Vail Resorts Names New COO of Retail

Broomfield, CO – Vail Resorts this week announced the appointment of Greg Sullivan as the company’s new Retail chief operating officer, effective Sept. 26. Sullivan joins the company following a nearly 20-year career with Walmart from 1993-2013; most recently as a division president where he was responsible for $24 billion in revenue, 325 retail stores and more than … Continue reading Vail Resorts Names New COO of Retail

Vail Spends $13 Million on New Wisconsin Acquisition

Wilmot, WI – When chairlifts begin to turn at Wisconsin’s Wilmot Mountain this winter, skiers and snowboarders will find $13 million worth of improvements made this summer by new owner Vail Resorts, the most significant one-time influx of capital improvements in the suburban ski area’s 79-year history. “Chicago and Milwaukee area skiers and snowboarders are the big winners … Continue reading Vail Spends $13 Million on New Wisconsin Acquisition

Skier Hits Tree, Dies in Wisconsin

Caledonia, WI – A 24-year-old woman died after colliding with a tree on Saturday at Wisconsin’s Cascade Mountain ski area. The unidentified victim struck the tree at around 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Department reports. “The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call along with Divine Savior EMS. Also assisting on … Continue reading Skier Hits Tree, Dies in Wisconsin

Vail Buys Suburban Chicago Ski Area

Wilmot, WI – Vail Resorts announced today that it has acquired Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin near the Illinois state line, expanding its collection of urban ski areas in the Midwest. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The acquisition expands Vail Resorts’ recent strategy of acquiring “breeder hills” in the Midwest, and driving visitation to its resorts … Continue reading Vail Buys Suburban Chicago Ski Area