SMS Text Message Snow Reports
Vail Resorts Mobile Snow Program
We have designed a program to provide you with snow alerts from Vail Resorts through SMS (Text Messages). For those who opt-in, you will receive SMS text messages with snow alerts. (up to 7 msgs/wk.) If you would like to receive these alerts via SMS (7 messages per week), please see the opt-in/out section below. NOTE: Msg & Data Rates May Apply. Also, you can opt-out at any time! (see opt-in/out section below)  Terms & Conditions
Opt-in Information
Opt-in via text
[1] To Opt-in via text, simply send a text message with the word SNOW to 888999.
[2] You should receive a return SMS text message shortly confirming your choice to opt-in and asking you to reply with the number listed in the text corresponding to your state or the 2 letters of your state to confirm joining Vail Resorts Mobile Snow Program.
Opt-in via web signup form
[1] To Opt-in:
Visit any Vail Resorts' website (,, etc.) and fill out the SMS Snow Alerts form in the footer.
  • Enter your mobile phone number
  • If available, select the resorts for which you'd like to receive snow reports: Colorado, California, or Utah
  • Select your snow threshold, either 3" or 6" plus
  • Click on the Subscribe button
[2] You should receive a return SMS text message shortly confirming your choice to opt-in and asking you to reply with YES within 24 hours.
Opt-Out Information
You can opt-out at any time, which will discontinue your subscription, using one of these three methods:
[1] Send an SMS with the word STOP to 888999. You will receive one (1) return SMS confirming you have been opted-out.
[2] Call Crowd Factor support toll free at 1-800-939-1872 and we can manually opt you out of the program.
[3] Contact Crowd Factor support at Please include your mobile phone number so we can manually opt you out. You will receive a return email confirming you have opted-out.
How to Receive Support
[1] Email
[2] Call our toll free number 1-800-939-1872
Supported Carrier List:
Alltel, Boost, Interop, Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, Virgin, US Cell, T-Mobile; Interop: Bluegrass Cellular, Cellular One IL (ECIT), GCI, IL Valley Cellular, Nex-Tech Wireless, United, ACS/Alaska, Thumb Cellular, WCC, Cellone Nation, iWireless, Viaero, Inland Cellular, Element Mobile, Golden State Cellular, Immix, Centennial Wireless, EKN, Cox Communications, NW Missouri Cellular, Chat Mobility ACG: nTelos, Cellcom, C-Spire (Formally Cellular South) Get Lisa: Epic Touch, RINA, Hawkeye, Duet IP, Union, Revol, Pioneer, Peoples, Cross, Panhandle, Mosaic, Mobi, Chariton Valley
[3] Text HELP to 888999 (Msg & Data Rates May Apply)