The 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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.