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**RockResorts re-introduces “Three for Free” package with even more savings**

Broomfield, Colo. – December 7, 2009 – This winter, select a mountain, beach or southwestern vacation and get a trifecta of value! RockResorts, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts [NYSE: MTN], brought back due to popular demand its “Three for Free” package, offering one free night, a handheld or helmet camera and a $50 gift card. New this year, the free camera lets guests capture their favorite vacation experiences, whether it’s an underwater snorkel adventure in St. Lucia or a downhill ski run at Vail.

The “Three for Free” package at all eight RockResort locations includes:
• One free night accommodations
• $50 RockResorts gift card, on-mountain cash OR dining card
• One free Adventure Eye Video Systems action / helmet (or handheld) camcorder

Rates start from $108 per night. Valid for travel now through April or May 2010 (varies per property). Package must be booked by January 31, 2010 and is based on availability. Blackout dates apply. Three-night minimum stay required. In addition to the eight participating RockResort properties, this package is available at all Vail Resorts Hospitality locations in Vail, Breckenridge, Beaver Creek, Keystone and Heavenly.

Starting December 15, 2009, guests can enter their video footage on the “Three for Free” contest page, where the most creative and adventuresome video at the end of the season will win two Epic Passes for the 2010/2011 ski season, allowing unlimited skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly.

For more information on the video contest or to book the “Three for Free” package, visit WWW.ROCKRESORTS.COM/THREEFORFREE or call 1-888-FOR-ROCK (888-367-7625).

About RockResorts
RockResorts, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vail Resorts, owns and operates luxury resort hotels that offer casually elegant accommodations, lavish RockResorts Spas, renowned golf courses, award-winning dining and a variety of exciting outdoor adventures. The RockResorts collection includes The Arrabelle at Vail Square and The Lodge at Vail in Vail, Colo.; Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colo.; The Osprey at Beaver Creek and The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek, Colo.; La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa in Santa Fe, N.M.; Snake River Lodge & Spa in Jackson Hole, Wyo.; and The Landings St. Lucia, Rodney Bay, St. Lucia.  Future RockResorts include: Tempo Miami in Miami, Fla. (scheduled to open in 2010); Balcones del Atlántico, Dominican Republic (scheduled to open in 2010); One Ski Hill Place in Breckenridge, Colo. (scheduled to open in 2010); The Mansfield Inn at Stowe in Stowe, Vt. (scheduled to open in winter 2011/2012); Rum Cay Resort Marina, The Bahamas (scheduled to open in 2012); and the Third Turtle Club & Spa, Turks and Caicos (scheduled to open in 2013). Follow RockResorts on Twitter: @RockResortsNEWS or Facebook:

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, the Heavenly Ski Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and in the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN).  The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is