Tag Archives: Pico Mountain

Local News
December 14, 2017

Pico plans opening day, weekend community “food raiser”

Pico Mountain is scheduled to kick off its 2017-18 winter season at 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 15. The fifth annual Opening Weekend Food Raiser will take place on Dec. 16-17, when discounted lift tickets will be provided in exchange for food donations for low-income Vermonters.

The Food Raiser is…

Veterans hit the slopes at Pico Mountain
February 22, 2017

Veterans hit the slopes at Pico Mountain

KILLINGTON— An abundance of snow and chilly temperatures could not keep Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) veterans away from the slopes of Pico Mountain last week. Participants skied, snowboarded, and enjoyed the benefits of getting out of the house and connecting with fellow service members, according…

Q&A with Mike Solimano
Local News
February 1, 2017

Q&A with Mike Solimano

Editor’s note: Mike Solimano is the president and CEO of Killington Resort and Pico Mountain.

Mountain Times: Killington Resort has officially asked the town of Killington to help offset the costs of hosting another World Cup event next year with $100,000. The Select Board has…

News Briefs
September 14, 2016

Killington Resort and Pico Mountain announce new hires, promotions

Rich McCoy to lead Pico; KSRM grad Jordan Spear to manage marketing KILLINGTON—On Friday, Sept. 9, Killington Resort announced the hiring of talented leaders to fill positions ahead of the 2016-17 winter season at Killington Resort and Pico Mountain. Two key roles have been filled…

Killington to thank pass holders with free lunch

Saturday, April 23 — KILLINGTON — Saturday, April 23 is the Dazed and Defrosted Festival with on-snow demos, live music and season pass holder appreciation party! Pico Mountain season pass holders and midweek pass holders too are invited to the barbecue, and can head direct-to-lift and…

Local News
March 2, 2016

Pico closes mid-week

KILLINGTON — This season’s weather has challenged us at every turn, wrote officials for Killington Resort in a Feb. 25 newsletter explaining conditions at Pico Mountain. “The lack of natural snow, or even consistently cold temperatures, has left us with limited terrain and diminished business levels….

The best time ever to discover snowsports is now
February 12, 2016

The best time ever to discover snowsports is now

 Courtesy of Karen D. Lorentz

A Killington Resort instructor leads a Learn to Ride class, as participants stand atop their snowboards. Killington offers lessons for skiing and snowboarding.

By Karen D. Lorentz

When it comes to winter sports that exude excitement…

Local News
February 8, 2016

Blind and visually impaired skiers gather at Pico, Feb 6-7

KILLINGTON — A large contingent of blind and visually impaired skiers will be attending the 9th Annual United States Association of Blind Athletes Winter Festival with Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports this weekend, Feb. 6-7, at Pico Mountain and Mountain Meadows.