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  1. Vail Resorts makes epic purchase of Australia's largest ski resortRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    Half Pipe competitors warm up in the Half Pipe at Perisher Valley during the Planet X Winter Xtreme Games, Australia in 2010. Without a price hike, Vail Resorts added another venue to its Epic Pass on Monday: Australia's Perisher Ski Resort, the largest ski area in the Southern Hemisphere.

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  2. Vail Resorts buys Australia's largest ski areaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Vail Resorts Inc. has acquired the largest ski resort in Australia, marking the first international foray for the Broomfield company and creating what its CEO said could be a strong draw to bring tourists from that continent to Vail-operated ski areas across America. The $136 million acquisition of Perisher Ski Resort, funded with cash on hand and the revolver portion of Vail Resorts' senior credit facility, is expected to be completed sometime later this year.

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  3. Vail Goes Global, Acquires Largest Ski Resort In Southern HemisphereRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... - but there has never been anything quite like this. One of the few publically traded ski resort operators, Vail Resorts, Inc. today announced its first overseas acquisition, Australia's Perisher Ski Resort, for approximately $136 million. Known ...

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  4. Park City approves lift connecting 2 ski resortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Deseret News

    Vail Resorts Inc. says it has received approval from Park City planning officials to build a high-speed gondola that would connect two ski resorts it owns in Utah. The company said in a news release Thursday that the linking lift will join Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort to make it the largest ski area in the United States.

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  5. Vail gets approval for lift connecting 2 Utah ski resortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KSL-TV

    Vail Resorts Inc. says it has received approval from Park City planning officials to build a high-speed gondola that would connect two ski resorts it owns in Utah. The company said in a news release Thursday that the linking lift will join Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort to make it the largest ski area in the United States.

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  6. Park City Approves $50 Million Plan to Connect Local Ski ResortsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Sporting Goods Business

    Vail Resorts, Inc. has received unanimous approval from the Park City Planning Commission to implement one of the most ambitious and impactful capital plans in the history of the U.S. ski industry for the 2015-16 season. The plan would establish the connection between Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort, creating the largest single ski area in the country with more than 7,300 acres of skiable terrain, and complete a number of critical upgrades to the infrastructure of both resorts.

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  7. Vail Resorts wins historic vote as Interconnect Gondola approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Park Record

    The Park City Planning Commission on Wednesday approved Vail Resorts' proposal to build the Interconnect Gondola. The Colorado firm plans a series of other improvements as Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort are molded into a single property.

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  8. Vail Resorts gets approval for lift connecting 2 Utah ski areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Vail Resorts Inc. says it has received approval from Park City planning officials to build a high-speed gondola that would connect two ski resorts it owns in Utah. The company said in a news release Thursday that the linking lift will join Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort to make it the largest ski area in the United States.

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  9. Mountain News: Creating rain-based winter economiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Pique News Magazine

    Diversifying winter offerings Vail Resorts is spending $25 million to provide zip lines and other activities at Vail, pictured, Breckenridge and heavenly to offset the effects of poor snow years. Chicago remains covered by snow, but ski areas have been tossing in the towel on the warm and snowless West Coast.

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  10. Ron Baron's Baron Focused Growth Fund Q4 2014 Quarterly ReportRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | GuruFocus.com

    ... cars at CarMax, Inc ( KMX ). Reduced transportation costs could benefit hotel and lodging companies such as Vail Resorts, Inc. ( MTN ) and Hyatt Hotels Corp ( H ). Lower unemployment could benefit retail companies like Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. ( ...

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  11. Vail Resorts expands free skiing for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Business Journal

    Vail Resorts Inc. is expanding its free-skiing program for Colorado children, saying it will let kids in kindergarten through fifth grade ski for free for four days at each of its four Colorado ski areas. The new "Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack" program starts in the 2015-16 season.

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  12. ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT), Vail Resorts, Inc. (MTN), Rayonier Inc. (RYN):...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Insider Monkey

    ... stakes in companies with market capitalizations under $2.5 billion, which were ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT ), Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN ) and Rayonier Inc. (NYSE: RYN ) . At the end of 2014, the fund held 3.48 million shares of ViaSat, Inc. ...

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  13. Vail Daily letter: Instructors need pay increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Vail Daily News

    ... to do this. Instructors, think of the longevity of the sport and what is right. We all know our leader of Vail Resorts will be very irate, but good management should be willing to come to the table and work out an agreement that benefits everyone. ...

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  14. Third Avenue Small?Cap Value Fund's 2014 Shareholder LetterRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | GuruFocus.com

    ... which is a nice near term benefit but not a critical factor in our investment case. All of these factors should Vail Resorts ( MTN ), a 1.6% position in the Fund, has been a long-term compounder, appreciating over 250% since we initiated the ...

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  15. Colorado skier numbers continue to outpace last seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Business Journal

    As Colorado ski resorts enter the important spring break season, they can rest a little easier than usual, knowing they already are ahead of last year's pace for attracting skiers and snowboarders. Visitors poured into the 21 Colorado Ski Country USA resorts - all those in the state not owned by Vail Resorts Inc. - at a 3.7 percent larger clip in January and February than they did during 2014, the industry association said Monday.

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  16. Vail Resorts reports 95 percent spike in 2Q earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Vail Resorts Inc. this week reported a 95 percent boost in earnings for its second fiscal quarter versus the same period a year ago. The Broomfield-based company, which operates several U.S. ski resorts including Vail, Breckenridge, Keystone and Beaver Creek in Colorado, reported $115.8 million, or $3.10 per share, in net income for the period ending Jan. 31. That's compared to $59.3 million, or $1.60 per share, the year before.

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  17. S&P 500 Index Set for Third Weekly Loss on Falling Oil and Surging DollarRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Ticker

    ... to $87.3 million or $1.35 per diluted share compared to $70.7 million or $1.09 from the same quarter last year. Vail Resorts, Inc ( ) jumped 2.6% or $2.41 to $95.68 after the ski resort operator stated total net revenues in the second-quarter ending ...

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  18. Ann, Ulta Salon, Vail Resorts Climb; Aeropostale, Zumiez DeclineRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Ticker

    ... Hibbett Sports net surged 18% on revenue increase of 10%. Ulta Salon net soared 24% and net sales climbed 21%. Vail Resorts net surged 95%. Zumiez profit tumbled 35% but sales climbed 14%. Tollbooth Index slipped 0.9% or 95 to 10,511.76. Earnings ...

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  19. Friday Sector Leaders: Sporting Goods & Activities, Auto DealershipsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | MarketNewsVideo

    In trading on Friday, sporting goods & activities shares were relative leaders, down on the day by about 0.2%. Leading the group were shares of Vail Resorts , up about 2.5% and shares of Town Sports International Holdings up about 1% on the day.

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  20. Vail Resorts Reports $37 Million Shortfall at Tahoe ResortsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Sporting Goods Business

    Vail Resorts Inc. lowered guidance March 12 on what it expects to earn from its resort operations in fiscal 2015 to reflect a $37 million revenue shortfall at its Tahoe resorts, where snowfall was running 42 percent behind last year's very low levels as of the end of February.

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