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Powderhorn Extends the 2012/13 Season


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David Smith, Marketing Manager
Powderhorn Mountain Resort

Powderhorn Extends the 2012-13 Ski/Snowboard Season Thanks to Three Feet of Fresh Powder

MESA, Colo. (April 17, 2013) – Powderhorn Mountain Resort is pleased to announce it will extend the 2012-13 season with skiing and riding this weekend, April 20 and 21. The resort reopens to passholders and guests with three feet of fresh powder since April 1, and a 74-inch base.

“We have a very loyal and supportive community of snowsports enthusiasts on the Western Slope and this is our way of saying thank you for a great season,” said Powderhorn General Manager Daren Cole. “And, as snowsports enthusiasts ourselves, we hate to see all of this great snow going to waste!”

Trails opening for the coming weekend include: Racers, Showdown, Equalizer, Bills, Maverick and Dude, served by the Take Four quad chairlift. Additional trails may be available, as well. The resort will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Full season passes for 2012-13 and passes for next season (2013-14), including employee passes, are valid this weekend, and no other discounts or promotions apply. Lift tickets for non-passholders are $30 for adults/seniors and $25 for youth/pre-teen tickets. Children ages six and under ski free for the weekend.

In addition, Sunday, April 21 is the final day to pre-purchase a 2013-14 season pass at the lowest price. Passes purchased or picked up at the resort during the coming weekend include a $25 Resort Credit valid next season for dining, lift tickets, equipment rentals, retail purchases and/or ski and ride school. Passes can be purchased at the Powderhorn ticket office throughout the weekend.

Additional services on Saturday and Sunday include: dining on the Sunset Grill deck (weather-dependent); Alpine Trader retail; limited equipment rentals; and guest services. Ski & Ride School will not be available.

For more information please call Powderhorn Mountain Resort at 970-268-5700 or visit www.powderhorn.com.

About Powderhorn Mountain Resort
Powderhorn Mountain Resort continues its commitment to an authentic skiing and riding experience. Nestled deep in the heart of the Grand Mesa on the storied Western Slope of Colorado, Powderhorn is a scenic, family-friendly resort featuring 1,600 acres of terrain suited to a variety of abilities and preferences. Powderhorn is known for extending exceptional value to each guest, thanks to improvements at the resort and mountain focused on creating a one-of-a-kind, year-round affordable experience. Western Colorado is known for its wide-open spaces, distinctive topography and friendly local residents. It is also recognized for its vineyards, wineries and agriculture. The climate allows for skiing or snowboarding in the morning and playing a round of golf or enjoying a hike or mountain bike ride in the afternoon. Thanks to its location, the options for exploring – both on the mountain and throughout the Grand Mesa – are virtually endless.

The Powderhorn Mountain Resort 2013-14 season pass sale is underway. Purchase a season pass now for next year at the lowest price of the season. Pre-season pass sales end on Sunday, April 21. Powderhorn is dedicated to creating a convenient option for local community members to pick up passes at a discounted price and enjoy all of the new and improved perks and benefits from supporting local businesses. Powderhorn will continue to help improve the guest experience and animation at the resort.

The Powderhorn Partners plan to continue to make Powderhorn a family-friendly ski resort, making gradual improvements to the resort and mountain. To learn more about Powderhorn, visit www.powderhorn.com or call 970-268-5700. Join the conversation at www.facebook.com/skipowderhorn.
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