Tag Archives: Okemo

News Briefs
June 18, 2016

2016 Graduations

Killington pre-kindergarten graduation

Speech by Betty Hughes

Good Morning Everyone,

I thank you all for being here with us! What a wonderful gathering-recognizing our youngest students!

These past two years have been busy for me, but I am proud of the…

Local News
April 7, 2016

Early birds save big on next season’s passes

By Karen D. Lorentz

While the effects of a wacko winter—it was unusually warmer, less snowy and more erratic temperature wise than previous weird winters—hasn’t gone by yet, the offer of early-bird season passes is marching on.

Actually, the major ski areas with huge snowmaking…

The Mountain Journal: Livin’ the dream
Sports
March 16, 2016

The Mountain Journal: Livin’ the dream

By Robin Alberti

A group of four skiers ride a quad at Killington this past Sunday, March 13. The warm sun made for spring skiing.

By Tony Crespi

The run was steep. The snow, as it has…

Only superpipe in the East now open at Okemo
Sports
February 12, 2016

Only superpipe in the East now open at Okemo

Courtesy of Okemo Mountain Resort

A pipe dragon carves out the only superpipe open on the east coast, at Okemo Mountain Resort.

Snowmaking created snow to build 18-foot high, 500-foot long superpipe

LUDLOW – Consistently cold overnight temperatures paired with the…

Local News
February 2, 2016

Okemo at 60: The ups and downs of success, part II

By Karen D. Lorentz

Editor’s Note: In honor of Okemo’s upcoming 60th anniversary, this is part II of a series on the area’s growth to one of the nation’s top 15 ski resorts. On Saturday, Jan. 30, at 1 pm at the Clock Tower Base…

  • Okemo at 60: a story of lofty aspirations and success
  • Okemo at 60: a story of lofty aspirations and success
Local News
January 27, 2016

Okemo at 60: a story of lofty aspirations and success

Courtesy of Karen D. Lorentz

Photo One: The latest in technology for getting passengers to the top of the mountain is the heated-seat bubble chair at Okemo.

Photo Two: Tow ropes were an early way to get up the…