Heavenly Mountain Resort, Calif./Nev. – December 7, 2009 – Lake Tahoe’s first big winter storm rolled through the area last night, dropping over two feet of snow on Heavenly Mountain Resort (www.skiheavenly.com). Sources from the mountain reported that an additional four to six inches have fallen since this morning’s snow total reading, bringing totals above 9,000 feet to 30 inches.
Heavenly and Lake Tahoe have officially welcomed the El Nino winter as heavy snowfall is expected to continue throughout the day. Forecasts call for a break in the snow Tuesday and Wednesday with another winter snowstorm predicted to begin Thursday that will last through the weekend and could leave another three feet of snow behind it.
Heavenly expects that this snowstorm will enable the resort to continue opening more terrain throughout the week. Winter is here and with the cold temperatures the snow quality is excellent and the conditions are phenomenal.
Heavenly season passes are on sale now for $369 at www.skiheavenly.com, but only until December 13, 2009. Heavenly is offering a multitude of time-sensitive deals at www.skiheavenly.com, including its “Heavenly for the Holidays” vacation package, offering a fantastic deal during the busiest holiday periods.
Broll_BigSnow_Snow-h264.mov - General snowing shots from gondola to ad peak
Broll_BigSnow_Shoveling-h264.mov - Heavenly Employees digging out the mountain - Various locations, village, ad peak, umbrella bar, tamarack express base.
Broll_BigSnow_People-h264.mov - People walking with ski/snowboard equipment - village, ad peak, Tamarack express.
Broll_BigSnow_Gondola_Village-h264.mov - Signature branding shots from village, Gondola pass with snow, fire pit with gondola in background, snow blowing village paths
B-Roll Download Instructions
Log in: vail.resorts
Password: VailResorts (case sensitive)
In the upper left corner click on the iDisk icon – looks like a cloud in blue skies
In the far left bar click on the Public folder – this will bring up folders for all Vail Resorts
Click on the Heavenly folder – Click on Heavenly folder, you will find the B-Roll in the Big Snow B-Roll 12/07/09 folder, click on this folder; this will bring up the B-Roll
Click on the B-Roll you wish to download – this will bring up a prompt box
In the prompt box click on Download – this will bring up the Open/Save/Cancel prompt box
Choose Save and the location you wish to save to
Downloads take about two to eight minutes depending upon the size of the file.
If you have questions or concerns please contact:
Aimi Xistra-Rich, Heavenly PR, 775-586-4461
Russ Pecoraro, Heavenly Dir. of Comm., 775-586-4451
Heavenly Mountain Resort is a world-class destination offering guests a one-of-a-kind combination of scenic beauty and exhilarating on-snow experience. Heavenly is a subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc., the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. In addition to Heavenly, Vail Resorts, Inc. owns and operates the Colorado mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and in the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com. For more information on Heavenly, please visit www.skiheavenly.com or call 1-800-HEAVENLY.
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