Free lift tickets for military on Martin Luther King Day 2012 at Utah’s Brian Head

Brian Head, UT – 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/ 9,600-11,307 feet above sea level, it is the highest ski resort base elevation in Utah. It averages nearly 400 inches yearly of the “Greatest Snow on Earth,” has three terrain parks, eight lifts, 65 ski trails and 650 acres of ski terrain for downhill skiing, snow tubing and snowboarding from mid-November through mid-April. There are also assorted options for après ski dining and drinking, entertainment and ecotourism, as well as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and much more. 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.  There is also a state licensed day care facility. Brian Head’s location is perfect for combining a skiing or snowboarding trip with a visit to Las Vegas. Likewise, Brian Head 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.

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