Industry Press Release



Vibrant Base Village, New Ski Train and Ski Free Promotion Provides More Choices for Wintersport Enthusiasts Looking for Value

Winter Park, CO (November 17, 2009) — Winter Park Resort, one of Colorado’s premier resort destinations less than two hours from Denver, opens Wednesday, November 18 for its 70th season with 33 acres, three chairlifts, two trails and the Sorensen Park beginner area. Seven features in the Re-railer terrain park, including rails and jibs, will also be open.

“We’ve put finishing touches on The Village at Winter Park, the ski train from Denver is back and we have great deals for early season guests, like free lift tickets with a two-night stay now through Christmas day,” said Rob Perlman, vice president of sales and marketing at Winter Park Resort.

Early season lift ticket prices are adult: $65; child: $45; senior: $55, 70+: $35; half-day: $59. Season passes begin at $369, available at

Opening day offerings, available Wednesday through Sunday, include:

  • 50% off all group lessons with Winter Park Ski & Ride School
  • Two-for-one tuning at Winter Park Resort Rentals
  • 70 cent pancakes at Doc’s Roadhouse Pancake Breakfast
  • 70 cent Coca-Cola fountain drinks
  • 70th Anniversary Platinum Prize Chair: once an hour from 9am to 12pm a lift chair will be chose as a “secret prize winner”

Additional activities on Saturday, November 21 include:

  • Flaik GPS Historical Scavenger Hunt, 9am-1pm
  • Coors Light Aprs Ski Party at the Derailer Bar, 2-5pm, featuring DJ Golden B and MillerCoors and liquor specials

Weather and snow reports, details on open trails, ski train updates and lift and lodging specials are updated regularly at

About Winter Park Resort

Located just 67 miles from Denver, Winter Park Resort has been Colorado’s Favorite resort for generations of skiers and snowboarders seeking a big mountain experience at a great value. The resort has invested more than $40 million in on-mountain improvements in the last five years, not including the new Village at Winter Park just completed this past winter. For more information,

About Intrawest

Intrawest is a leader in the development and management of experiential destination resorts. The Company has a network of resorts at North America’s most popular mountain destinations including Whistler Blackcomb, a host venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and Canadian Mountain Holidays, the largest heli-skiing operation in the world. In addition, Intrawest markets and sells real estate at its resorts in North America. Intrawest is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information, visit