Fresh snow, fresh cookies, and our amazing staff and guests made for an unforgettable opening weekend here at Beaver Creek. There were smiles and great turns aplenty while we enjoyed the World’s Greatest Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition, Opening Day, and the 36th Annual Tree Lighting.
Here are some of our favorites moments captured from the fun filled weekend:
After receiving 8” of new snow overnight and 22” in the last seven days, we will open at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 25 for the 2016-2017 season with 46 acres of open terrain on Gold Dust to Haymeadow for intermediate skiing and snowboarding accessed via Centennial Express (#6) and the Buckaroo Gondola (#1). “The weather has shifted in our favor this last week, and our snowmaking and mountain operations teams have been taking advantage of every moment of cold temperatures, as well as the almost two feet of snowfall, to prepare a great skiing and snowboarding experience for our guests,”
Celebrate the 2nd annual “America’s Winter Opening” here at Beaver Creek from December 1 to December 4. The event is truly ‘Where Winter Begins’ in North America. With a number of concerts, beer tasting, fireworks, expo village, and a kettle curling tournament, you won’t want to miss out! Click here for a full schedule of events. Here are some highlights of the weekend: Thursday, Dec 1 Kettle Curling Tournament (4pm, Beaver Creek Ice Rink) Disco Skate Night (5-8pm) Strange Americans Concert (8pm, Vilar Performing Arts Center, Tickets $15) Friday, Dec 2 Free Ice Skating (12-3pm) Beers of Prey Seasonal Tasting (3-6:30pm, Vilar