Free Lift Tickets for Military on Martin Luther King Day 2012 at Utah’s Brian Head Resort
January 12, 2012
Free Brian Head Resort lift tickets will be provided to all active duty military personnel, National Guard and Reservists on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 16, 2012.
In the Rocky Mountains of Southern Utah, Brian Head will offer free skiing and snowboarding to all those presenting appropriate military identification at the ticket window. This represents a savings of $56, the price of a holiday full-day adult lift ticket at Brian Head, perhaps the best-kept skiing and snowboarding secret in the Southwestern United States. Free lift tickets are limited to one per person.
“Brian Head wants to honor and thank those who serve our country,” said Brian Head’s Sales, Marketing and PR Manager, Jon Christoffersen. “They put themselves in harm’s way to protect our freedom. Skiing and snowboarding allows these men and women a chance to relax and unwind like few activities do.”
About Brian Head Resort (866-930-1010/www.BrianHead.com): Located in the Rocky Mountains of Southern Utah, 3 hours northeast of Las Vegas, Brian Head averages nearly 400 inches of “The Greatest Snow on Earth" annually. Its 2011/2012 Winter Season runs from Saturday, November 19th to Sunday April 8th (dependent on weather). It is among the best values in North American snowsports: $49 adult all-day lift ticket and $35 for children 12-and-under and seniors 65+. Half-day tickets will be $40 and $29 respectively. Holiday full-day rates are $56 and $40, and $46 and $33 half day. Children are 12 and under, while Seniors are 65 and over, and everyone age 5 and under skis free with a paying adult. Brian Head’s incredible snow accumulation is in great part explained by it base elevation, 9,600 ft., making it the highest in Utah. It covers 650 acres of ski terrain for downhill skiing, snow tubing and snowboarding. This includes multiple terrain parks and 65 ski trails served by eight lifts. Brian Head’s very family-friendly atmosphere includes an uncrowded setting with no lift-lines, an award-winning, all-inclusive children's program for ages 3-12 at Navajo Lodge Learning Center, an entire mountain and facility dedicated to kids and newcomers to winter sports. It was named “Top Family Getaway” by the Family Travel Forum. There is a state licensed day care facility and assorted options for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and general ecotourism. There are multiple options for lodging along with après ski dining and drinking and entertainment. Brian Head’s location is perfect for combining a skiing or snowboarding trip with a visit to Las Vegas, and it is likely closer to more national parks than any other ski resort town in North America; Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef, The Grand Canyon, and Great Basin are all within easy reach. Cedar Breaks National Monument is two miles from Brian Head. The latest information on Brian Head can be found at BrianHead.com, Facebook.com/BrianHeadResort, Twitter.com/BrianHeadResort, www.BrianHeadParks.com and www.Facebook.com/BrianHeadTerrainParks.