Tag Archives: Mountain Biking

Sisterhood of shred
Switching Gears
June 9, 2016

Sisterhood of shred

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Ariel Kent

By Ariel Kent

The sisterhood of shred is about women who love to ride bikes. The sisterhood of shred is a group of women who push each other and motivate each other to try harder and work for…

Switching Gears
June 1, 2016

Chasing chairs

By Ariel Kent

The start of lift-served mountain biking is a monumental event in Killington, even more so than usual this year because bike trails opened Memorial Day weekend, almost two months ahead of schedule!

Mountain biking in itself is much more than just a…

Switching Gears
September 8, 2015

Locals rediscover Killington bike trails

By Polly Lynn

Mountain biking at the Beast offers a different experience this year, and riders of all abilities have taken notev with rider numbers doubling over last year on many weekends.

No longer does learning to ride mean embarking on a (sometimes frightful) descent…

  • Killington resort hosted Community Appreciation Day
  • Killington resort hosted Community Appreciation Day
  • Killington resort hosted Community Appreciation Day
  • Killington resort hosted Community Appreciation Day
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August 27, 2015

Killington resort hosted Community Appreciation Day

By Robin Alberti

KILLINGTON — Wednesday, Aug. 19, Killington Resort hosted an appreciation day for the community at Snowshed Adventure Center, 3-7 p.m.

The resort’s new Adventure Center includes eight new attractions including: the Beast Coaster, SkyeRide, Skye Ropes Course, Terra-Maze, Mountain Biking, Scenic Lift Rides, ATV and…

Switching Gears
August 27, 2015

Building a bike park

Killington Resort’s terrain park supervisor and head excavator gives an insight into the process

By Polly Lynn

Killington Resort is in its second year of a five-year build-out of its mountain bike park, which it is building in partnership with Gravity Logic, a design/build company…

Trail of the week: Squiggle and Wiggle
Switching Gears
August 13, 2015

Trail of the week: Squiggle and Wiggle

By Tony Accurso

Squiggle and Wiggle are two new beginner flow trails at Killington Resort.

Located on Snowshed Mountain, these trails are accessible either by taking the Snowshed lift, or directly off Killington Road near the work road just below the Superstar chair. These wooded…

Trail of the week: Stairs/Escalator
Sports
August 7, 2015

Trail of the week: Stairs/Escalator

Courtesy of  mtbproject.com

The blue highlighted trail, Stairs/Escalator, is the trail of the week.

By Tony Accurso

The Stairs/Escalator trail combination in the Green Mountain Trails system in Pittsfield is a climber’s dream. These trails gain approximately 400 feet of elevation over…

Trail of the week: The Cable Trail
Switching Gears
July 2, 2015

Trail of the week: The Cable Trail

By Anthony Accurso, Alpine Bike Works

“Trail 18,” also known as “The Cable Trail,” is a local favorite at Killington Resort. Located between the South Ridge and Stash areas, “The Cable Trail” is a short, technical line which is divided into three sections: upper, middle and lower.

Trail of the week: “Labyrinth”
Switching Gears
June 26, 2015

Trail of the week: “Labyrinth”

By Tony Accurso

Labyrinth, is a fun, super technical trail located in the Green Mountain Trails system in Pittsfield Vt. This trail was completed in 2008 in one day by 12 volunteers. It is situated in a small pine forest near the mountain summit, and can…