Northeast Resorts To Celebrate World Snowboard Day Dec. 21 With Contests, Lessons, Concerts

World Snowboarding Day OkemoThe 9th edition of World Snowboard Day will bring together riders from across the globe Sunday, Dec. 21– from beginners to experts – to kick off the season, and to celebrate snowboarding and its unique subculture.

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Let’s See Some ID - Killington Rolls Out Formal Uphill Policy

Uphill
In a move that is likely to impact the evolution of on-resort uphill skinning throughout the East, Killington Resort (and by association Pico Mountain) has formalized its ongoing relationship with folks that like to earn turns on their nicely produced and manicured product.

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New Lodge, More Snowmaking At Killington; Pico To Open Lawrence Lodge

Peak Lodge Killington

An investment of $9.8 million on snowmaking infrastructure, along with the opening of a 15,000-square-foot Peak Lodge at Killington, Vt., is on tap this winter. Meanwhile, just a few miles down Route 4 at Pico, the new $1.3 million Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge for persons with disabilities and young racers, will debut Nov. 8-9. 

 

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Joint Pass Deals Move East: New England College Students Benefit

Four.0 The College Pass

The flurry of western resorts offering joint passes has crossed the Mississippi (actually the Hudson) and moved to New England. College students now have their own deal with the all-new “4.0 College Pass.”

 

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Killington Resort, Pico Mountain Investing $11 Million Into On-Mountain Improvements

Killington Peak Lodge

Vermont’s Killington Resort and Pico Mountain have announced $11 million in capital improvements for the 2013-14 winter season, the most significant capital spent since Powdr Corp purchased Killington Resort and Pico Mountain in 2007. 


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Pico Celebrates 75th With ‘Ultimate Ski Party’ Giveaway Benefit

Pico Mountain

Pico Mountain, Vt. celebrates its 75th anniversary by raffling a ski and ride day-long party for the winner and “500 of your best friends.” A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports Andrea Mead Lawrence Lodge. 

 

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