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Trestle Bike Park at Winter Park Opening June 18, 2011

WINTER PARK RESORT’S SUMMER FAMILY ACTIVITIES TO OPEN SATURDAY, JUNE 11
First 2011 Cross-Country Race of Epic Singletrack Series at Winter Park, June 11
Colorado’s Longest Alpine Slide, plus other Family Favorite Activities to Open
Trestle Bike Park Opening June 18
 
Winter Park, COLO., (June 07, 2011) – Summer season at Winter Park Resort will officially open on June 11, 2011. All family base area activities will open, as scheduled, on Saturday at 10:00am. The Epic Singletrack Series will move forward with the first of seven races on June 11. However, due to significant snowpack, Trestle Bike Park opening will be postponed one week and will open on June 18.
 

Preparing the Mountainside Mini Golf Course for June 11 Opening Day
Photo Date: June 6, Photographer: Tana Hoffman, Winter Park Resort
 
Life returns to the resort and Village at Winter Park after two months of preparation for summer with 11 restaurants and 10 shops opening for the season. Family resort activities opening on June 11 include Colorado’s longest Alpine Slide, Mountainside Mini Golf, Amaze’n Human Maze, Leaps & Bounds Bungee, GyroEXTREME, Outdoor Climbing Wall, Kids’ Mini T-Bar Zip Line, Bouncy Snowcat and the Mary Jane Mine Company Mineral Panning.
 
The Trestle Bike Park Crew and Trestle Bike Patrol have been working diligently to clear snow from the bike trails and other areas of the mountain. Mother Nature has also helped the snowmelt in the past week with temperatures in the 60’s and 70’s. With continued warm weather and a tireless crew, Trestle will open below Five-Points on Saturday, June 18, 2011.

SUMMER SEASON DATES AND TIMES
Family Base Activities Open Daily: June 11-- Sept. 5, 2011, plus weekends through Sept. 25
Trestle Bike Park Open Daily: June 18 -- Sept. 25, 2011
 
HOURS OF OPERATION
Base Area Activities 10:00am -- 5:30pm
Trestle Bike Park 9:30am -- 5:00pm, extended hours on Wednesdays and Fridays, July 1 -- Sept. 2
 
Zephyr Express Chairlift 9:30am -- 5pm, daily from June 11 -- Sept. 5
11am -- 5pm, daily in Sept.
Open late, until 7pm, on Wednesdays and Fridays from July 1 -- Sept. 2
Eskimo Express Chairlift: 9:30am -- 5pm, Friday -- Sunday, July 1 -- Sept. 5, including the Fourth of July and Labor Day
10am -- 5pm, Saturday and Sunday only in Sept.
Gemini Express: 9:30am -- 5pm, Saturday -- Sunday, July 2 -- Sept. 5, including the Fourth of July and Labor Day
 
SUMMER PRICING FOR FAMILY RESORT ACTIVITIES:
Adventure Pass: $44 Adult/Child Half Day, $14 Five & Under (10:00am – 2:00pm OR 1:30pm – 5:30pm)
$49 Adult/Child Full Day, $14 Five & Under (10:00am – 5:30pm)
Adventure Season Pass: $219 Adult, 13+ Years, $99 12 & Under (Unlimited Summer Season Access)
Individual Tickets: $5 - $15, Depending on Activity
 
LOCATION
Winter Park Resort is located 67 miles (108 kilometers) northwest of Denver, 85 miles (137 kilometers) from Denver International Airport and 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Rocky Mountain National Park.
 
For more information about Winter Park Resort, contact Guest Services at (970) 726-1564 or visit www.winterparkresort.com.
 
ABOUT TRESTLE BIKE PARK AND WINTER PARK RESORT
Winter Park Resort is summer’s best escape. Located just 67 miles from Denver, Colorado and surrounded by the Continental Divide. Winter Park Resort’s Trestle Bike Park is the fastest growing bike park in the United States offering 37 miles of gravity-fed trails with an expanding list of over 200 features. Boasting a top-to-bottom green trail called Green World and planned expansion of Rain Maker, Trestle is a mecca for mountain bikers of all skillset. Winter Park Resort also offers family activities at the base including Colorado’s longest Alpine Slide, events in The Village at Winter Park, plus much more! To book your next vacation, visit www.winterparkresort.com or call Winter Park Central Reservations at 800-729-5813.
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