Tag Archives: Okemo

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…

January 15, 2016

BRGNS thankful for donations

Dear Editor,

The staff and clients of Black River Good Neighbors would like to thank all of those who donated goods, money or time to help this year’s holiday food distribution. The process begins early in the year, but gears up in earnest with the…

Local News
December 15, 2015

Okemo garners media accolades

LUDLOW – With the 2015/2016 ski and snowboard season officially underway, Okemo Mountain Resort continues to receive media accolades from some of the nation’s top publications: SKI, TransWorld SNOWboarding, Outside and others.

Okemo was ranked among the East’s Top Ten in SKI Magazine’s highly anticipated…

New state-of-the-art tuning machine is ready for the season
December 4, 2015

New state-of-the-art tuning machine is ready for the season

Courtesy of OVRCC

Owners Shon and Alex Racicot

LUDLOW — The Boot Pro in Ludlow purchased a fully automated, 2015 Wintersteiger Mercury ski/snowboard tuning machine made in Austria this fall and it is up and reason for the season. It is one…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
December 2, 2015

Okemo cares and shares with food drive

Sunday, Dec. 6 at 8 a.m.—LUDLOW—During this holiday season, Okemo invites guests to consider the needs of those less fortunate. On Sunday, Dec. 6, Okemo Mountain Resort will host its annual Cares and Shares Food Drive. When guests donate at least five non-perishable food items…

Local News
December 1, 2015

Okemo celebrates opening day Tuesday, Nov. 24

LUDLOW — The first 125 skiers and riders on Tuesday, Nov. 24, received an opening day t-shirt at the lift. Okemo had over 125 guns blasting on Countdown, Upper and Lower World Cup, Lower Mountain Road, Link, Nor’easter, Sapphire and Jolly Green Giant earlier this week. The…

September 10, 2015

Two Okemo employees make holes-in-one

LUDLOW – On Thursday, Aug. 27, two Okemo Mountain Resort employees, both from Ludlow, Vt., made holes-in-one at Okemo Valley Golf Club.

Peter Cornish aced the 4th hole from the white tee, using his 5-iron, for a 156-yard hole-in-one. Donald Tirburzi witnessed the amazing feat.

Okemo recognizes peak performers
News Briefs
August 24, 2015

Okemo recognizes peak performers

Courtesy of Okemo

Okemo Peak Performer Derek Miles was the winner of a trip to St. Thomas.

LUDLOW – Among its employee recognition programs, Okemo Mountain Resort’s Peak Performers program acknowledges employees for giving exceptional service to resort guests and fellow…