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Flying high; Killington starts renovations, projects total $16 million
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May 16, 2018

Flying high; Killington starts renovations, projects total $16 million

KILLINGTON—Helicopters moving chairlift poles through the sky could be seen over Killington Resort Wednesday, May 9. Snowdon Quad towers were removed and transported over to the top of South Ridge; part of Killington Resort’s investment of $16 million, ahead of the 2018-19 season.

The upgrades…

Large bear euthanized in Killington
Local News
May 16, 2018

Large bear euthanized in Killington

By Robin Alberti

KILLINGTON—Spring has been fickle this year and came late, creating a shortage of native food for them to eat. Consequently, many homeowners and businesses have been reporting bears getting into their trashcans and Dumpsters around the area.

Last Wednesday, May 9, a…

On the rocks
Local News
July 26, 2017

On the rocks

By Paul Holmes

A climber hangs onto the cliffside of Deer Leap in Killington, taking advantage of a dry day to practice mountain climbing skills on the rock face. Deer Leap cliffs, just below the lookout and above Inn at Long Trail at the top…

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June 15, 2016

Heads up!

By Paul Holmes and John Stritzinger

Arial construction continues
Local News
December 29, 2015

Arial construction continues

By Paul Holmes

A helicopter has been busy transferring heavy materials up the mountain at Killington Resort as part of the mid-station construction on the Snowdon Triple lift. The construction of a mid-station is part of the third phase of the Trails Initiative for Killington…

  • Rebuilding the mid-station
  • Rebuilding the mid-station
  • Rebuilding the mid-station
  • Rebuilding the mid-station
  • Rebuilding the mid-station
  • Rebuilding the mid-station
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December 1, 2015

Rebuilding the mid-station

KILLINGTON — A helicopter flew large pieces of steel up Killington mountain Monday, Nov. 23, including towers for the new mid-station that Killington Mountain School, in partnership with Killington Resort, is building at the Snowdon Triple lift.

The Snowdon Triple lift used to have a mid-station,…

  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
  • Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains
Local News
September 25, 2015

Gallery: Spartans descend upon Killington, ascending its many mountains

A Spartan racer jumps over a fire, the final obstacle, at Killington Resort.

By Polly Lynn

The Spartan races took over the mountains at Killington Resort this past weekend for the annual race. Killington was the home of the Spartan World Championship last…

Reflections on a summer night
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August 21, 2015

Reflections on a summer night

Sunday night, Aug. 16, a lone fly-fisherman casts a line on Colton Pond in Killington. His red pontoon fishing boat casts a bright reflection on the dark water. Lakes across the region were popular this past week as temperatures rose into the 80s and 90s with…

  • Spectacular awakening
  • Spectacular awakening
  • Spectacular awakening
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July 22, 2015

Spectacular awakening

By Paul Holmes

Early in the morning on Thursday, July 16,  Paul Holmes and his Golden Retriever Maggie hiked to the top of the mountain to watch the sunrise. “I have been waiting for a crisp clear morning with a potentially…