NBC: Pence On Ski Vacation As Govt Shutdown Nears

Real Vail reports:

Eighteen Secret Service agents have booked rooms at the Grand Hyatt Vail, with 30 more agents staying in other locations around the valley. Ski instructors have reportedly been booked for the Pence party at nearby Beaver Creek Resort, and one source confirmed one of the vice president’s brothers has been spotted in town.

A military jet loaded with vehicles reportedly landed at the Eagle County Regional Airport on Tuesday. Pence arrived on Air Force 2 on Wednesday. County and local law enforcement officials referred inquiries to the office of the vice president. However, a recording on the line stated it was not a working number.