Reduced prices on lift tickets and rental equipment are available to symposium participants. The downhill slopes open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the largest ski resort in North America. A near-equal mix of beginning, intermediate and advanced ski trails are available, and promote an environment for safe family skiing.
There are numerous cross-country ski trails available with groomed, double-set trails at the bottom and the top of the mountain in Vail and in Beaver Creek.
The Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa is located within a few short steps of the famous Vail Gondola and high-speed lifts, which transport skiers to breathtaking vistas at the top of Vail Mountain. The famous Vail back bowls have been significantly expanded.
Discounted lift tickets are available. This group rate is good during the entire meeting to include Vail, Beaver Creek, Keystone and Breckenridge. However, the tickets must be purchased in advance.
Discounted rental equipment is available from Charter Sports, located in the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa. Reservations can be made directly on the Charter Sports website; click on Group Reservations, then select ECHO 2014 from the drop down menu. The equipment reservation form is also available in the Download section of this website.