Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone Resorts received between 7-12 inches of snow overnight, officially beginning the winter season in the mountains. More snow and cold temperatures are in the extended forecast as well! Vail Mountain is slated to begin snow making as early as today in anticipation of opening day on November 20th. YEEHAW!
AVON, CO – Starting this winter, skiers with fat wallets will be able to heli-ski from the Vail Valley for the first time ever!
A bird will fly from Telluride Helitrax to pick up guests at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa, and whisk them to Helitrax’s permit area in the San Juan Mountains for a day of helicopter skiing or snowboarding. This package, which starts at $12,000, includes guided heli-skiing, four nights of luxury accommodations at Beaver Creek Resort & Spa, and a morning of fresh tracks at Beaver Creek Resort with a hotel executive for up to four guests. The experience also includes a therapeutic massage for each guest, a private dinner at Chef Christian Apetz’s table at 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill, gourmet breakfast and Zeal HD Camera goggles.
The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek will also be debuting a new $1 million renovation of the lobby this winter and adding a sleek, new bar as well as a skiin/ski-out beer hall. The Antler Bar will feature high-end cocktails, a selection of local beer and spirits, and small bites from 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill. The area will serve as a gathering place with a communal table and comfortable seating, with live music on select evenings. The new bar will also be offering three-liter pours of local beers to add to the Bavarian environment.
The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek’s new ski-in/ski-out Bier Hall opening in November will be a first for Beaver Creek and the Vail Valley. Executive Chef, Christian Apetz, is drawing his culinary inspiration for the beer hall from a summer trip to Germany. Expect handmade mustards, sausages and gourmet pizza, and a rotating selection of beers. The family friendly atmosphere will also include games for kids and pizza-making opportunities with a seasoned Park Hyatt chef.