Skier/snowboarder demands for Colorado and Buddy Passes leads to extension of sales.
November 9, 2005
Vail, CO – (News Release) – Vail Resorts announced today that the Company is extending sales of its popular five-resort Colorado Pass, three-resort Buddy Pass and Four Packs through Sunday, Nov. 13, due tooverwhelming demand by Front Range skiers and snowboarders.
“Last Sunday was supposed to have been the end of sales for these passes, but there was once again a late rush on Sunday afternoon, and we were not able to accommodate everyone who wanted to buy a pass. In addition, this week we’ve been receiving the usual flood of panicked calls from skiers and snowboarders who forgot to buy their passes.Therefore, we’re giving everyone one last chance this weekend to get out and buy their passes or renew online at Coloradopass.com,” said Chris Jarnot, vice president of sales and marketing for Vail Resorts.
The adult, teen and child Colorado passes offer unlimited skiing and snowboarding at Keystone, Breckenridge and Arapahoe Basin, and 10 days at Vail and Beaver Creek. Both passes will be restricted at Vail and Beaver Creek, Nov. 25-26, 2005; Dec. 27-31, 2005; and Feb. 18-19, 2006. The Buddy Pass offers unlimited, unrestricted skiing and riding at Keystone, Breckenridge and Arapahoe Basin.
Also available are two types of “Four Packs,” providing more variety for Front Range skiers and snowboarders than any other ski company in Colorado’s high country. The Keystone-only option is available at $99and a Keystone-Arapahoe Basin-Breckenridge option, $129. Each Four Pack offers four days of skiing throughout the 2005-2006 winter season, with the exception of Nov. 25-26 and Dec. 27-31, 2005, and Jan. 14-15, Feb. 18-19 and March 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2006.
The Colorado and Buddy passes and the “Four Packs” will be available for purchase through this weekend only at the followinglocations: Colorado Ski & Golf locations in Aurora, Arvada, Littleton and Colorado Springs; Boulder Ski Deals; and REI locations in downtown Denver, Lakewood, Englewood, Boulder, Colorado Springs and Fort Collins.The passes also will be on sale at Park Meadows Mall and Flat Irons Crossing, Friday through Sunday during center hours. 2004-2005 season pass holders may renew online at www.coloradopass.com except “FourPacks”, which may only be purchased in person (minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian). For more information about pass sales, contact the Vail Resorts Colorado Sales Office at (303)504-5870 or visit www.coloradopass.com.