Tag Archives: mountain

Killington welcomes mountain biking “divas”
Sports
July 27, 2017

Killington welcomes mountain biking “divas”

Vermont’s Killington Resort, a four season destination and home of the Killington Bike Park, announces the return of Killington Divas of Dirt, an initiative led by Pro Downhill/Enduro Racer Amy Alton and the Killington Bike Park to foster the community of passionate female mountain bikers.

Killington Peak’s first mountain houses
News Briefs
July 27, 2017

Killington Peak’s first mountain houses

By Karen D. Lorentz

While the stagecoach and boat brought “summer people” to Vermont’s lakes and mineral springs in the late 1700s and early 1800s, the advent of the railroad in 1850 made a “mountain trade” possible. Soon visitors were discovering the delights of sunsets…

CLIF Enduro East comes to Killington region

CLIF Enduro East comes to Killington region

Get in on the action as top mountain bikers compete in Killington in an Enduro World Series Qualifier. The first $10,000 Clif Enduro East event, brought to you by the Vittoria Eastern States Cup crew, will take place at Vermont’s Green Mountain Trails and Killington…

Killington Resort to host new mountain running series
Sports
May 18, 2017

Killington Resort to host new mountain running series

Seven race events offer runners varying courses, challenges

KILLINGTON—On Aug. 19 and 20, athletes from near and far will converge on Killington Resort for the inaugural 2017 Under Armour Mountain Running Series.

Created for trail running novices and professionals alike, this trail running series provides…

News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Green Mountain College to host North Country Climate Reality conference

Friday, April 21, 8 a.m.—POULTNEY—The world needs all hands on deck to combat climate change! To empower individuals and local communities to create climate solutions, Green Mountain College will host the third annual North Country Climate Reality Conference. Presented with SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury, the event will take…

“Mountain Manifesto” claims the high ground
News Briefs
March 29, 2017

“Mountain Manifesto” claims the high ground

By Julia Purdy

A new kind of nature book is hitting the stands. “The Mountain Manifesto: A Call to Protect the Green Mountains” is a detailed statement that aims to elevate the level of discourse around ridgeline development for industrial wind from the corporate bottom…