Wilmot Mountain to get $13 million facelift

Vail Resorts plans massive upgrades to Kenosha County ski resort

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:32 am

Vail Resorts plans to invest $13 million to upgrade Wilmot Mountain ski hill, the Broomfield, Colo.-based company announced Thursday.

The money will be spent to “completely transform the guest experience,” with three new lifts, improved snow making and a fully-renovated base lodge and new parents lodge.

A new kids ski and snowboard school facility and upgraded terrain park is also planned.

Vail Resorts purchased the Kenosha County ski hill in January for an undisclosed amount.

The company will offer a new ski pass for $609 that will give guests access to Wilmot and nine other ski hills in Colorado, Utah and Lake Tahoe.

“We think our guests from Chicago and Milwaukee will be thrilled with the investments we are making at Wilmot for the 2016- 17 ski season, which represents one of the biggest transformations ever undertaken for a Midwestern ski area,” said Rob Katz, chairman and chief executive officer of Vail Resorts.

Vail Resorts owns eight mountain resorts in Colorado, Utah and Lake Tahoe. Wilmot Mountain is the third in Vail Resort’s portfolio of ski resorts to serve urban areas. The company also has resorts near Minneapolis and Detroit.

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