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13 November 2018

Vail Resorts Announces Long-Term Wind Energy Contract and Plan to Eliminate Conventional Single-Use Dining Plastics in its ‘Commitment to Zero’

  •          The agreement with Lincoln Clean Energy will produce enough wind energy to reduce the emissions associated with Vail Resorts’ estimated FY19 North American electricity use by 100 percent, which includes 17 resorts and their associated retail, hospitality, and corporate offices
  •          Eco-Products named ‘Official Zero Waste Partner’ of Vail Resorts to help divert nearly 300 tons of waste from landfills through sustainable sourcing, including a Smart Straw initiative 
  •          Today’s announcements are a part of the Company’s first EpicPromise Progress Report around its ‘Commitment to Zero’ initiative and corporate giving programs

BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Nov. 13, 2018—Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today took major steps in its ‘Commitment to Zero,’ as the Company announced a long-term wind energy contract to purchase the equivalent amount of electricity needed to power 100 percent of its estimated FY 2019 North American...Read more

08 November 2018

Donation Day Kicks off the Crested Butte Winter Season on Wednesday, Nov. 21

Crested Butte’s first turns of the season are well-earned


MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – Nov. 8, 2018 – Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) will kick off the 2018-19 winter ski and snowboard season by hosting the third annual Donation Day in partnership with the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. Donation Day allows winter enthusiasts the opportunity to take their first runs at the resort before the official Opening Day on Thursday, Nov. 22.

Epic Pass: Last Chance to Purchase is Sunday, Nov. 18

The last chance to purchase the 2018-19 Epic Pass and the entire lineup of Epic Season Pass options – including the Epic Local, Epic 7-Day, Epic 4-Day, and Epic Military Pass – is Sunday, Nov. 18. The Epic Pass provides skiers and riders with the greatest multi-resort pass value in the ski industry, offering access to more than 65 resorts in eight countries for $949. New for the 2018-19 winter season, the Epic Pass will now feature unlimited, unrestricted...Read more

07 August 2018

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Announces Summer CB Unplugged Line-Up

Free music series returns to the Wildflower Capital of Colorado


MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – Aug. 7, 2018 – Over the past three winter seasons, Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s (CBMR) CB Unplugged concerts have become staples of the winter events calendar. Featuring nationally touring artists in an intimate setting, the first summer CB Unplugged concerts will take place Sept. 1 and Oct. 6, 2018.

Each CB Unplugged concert is free to attend and is held at CBMR’s main Base Area restaurant, Butte 66. Featuring a large outdoor deck with amazing views of Mt. Crested Butte, Butte 66’s venue offers a picture perfect setting for après music.

The first CB Unplugged of the summer season takes place on Sept. 1 as Brent Cowles steps to the stage. A Denver native, Cowles blurs the lines between boisterous indie rock, groovy Rhythm & Blues and contemplative folk.

Kyle Hollingsworth helps round out CBMR’s summer season with a concert on Oct. 6. Revered by fellow musicians and fans for his ability to write...Read more

26 July 2018

What’s New & Story Ideas

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Winter 2018-2019


Start ‘em Young for a Lifetime of Fun

Crested Butte Mountain Resort is passionate about sharing skiing and snowboarding with the next generation of rippers. Whatever the age, CBMR has the programming designed to introduce young adventurers to the greatness of the outdoors.

Cubs (3 years old - Ski)

The youngest of the bunch, CBMR’s Cubs program participants may have the most fun. Including up to two hours of skiing each day combined with indoor and outdoor activities, this program promotes a unique learning and skiing experience for the kiddos while mom and dad are out carving up the slopes.

Expert Tip: “The most important outcome for Cubs is that they enjoy their time and want to do it again. There are so many new elements and sensations in skiing that the...Read more

24 July 2018

Book Early and Save Big at Crested Butte

Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s Largest Winter Promotion Launches Today


MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – July 24 – Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is excited to welcome guests to its slopes this winter and has launched its best vacation promotion of the year. Beginning today through Sept. 14, 2018 guests can save 30 percent on CBMR-managed lodging for stays during the 2018-19 Winter Season and up to $300 off airfare per person. Below are additional details pertaining to the Book Early Save Big promotion.


  • Through Sept. 14, guests can save 30% on all CBMR-managed lodging.
  • There are no blackout dates.
  • Offer does not require a minimum length of stay; however, certain room types may have minimum length of stay requirement of more than one night.


  • Save up to $200 per ticket on flights into the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC).
  • Guests must stay a minimum of three nights and purchase a 2-day lift ticket per person 
  • ...Read more