Vail Resorts loses phone number suit |

Vail Resorts loses phone number suit

Daily Staff Report

DENVER ” A business that uses the phone number 1-800 SKI VAIL to sell

vacation packages and resort reservations has won the right to keep using

the name.

The 10th Circuit Court decided earlier this month that Broomfield-based Vail

Resorts cannot use its registered trademark to prevent Eric Hanson, owner of, from using the phone number.

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Other toll-free used by Hansen’s Ft. Collins-based business include

1-800-SKI ASPEN and 1-800-SKI SNOW.