Tag Archives: Skiing

Keeping it fresh with instructor Karen Dalury
Sports
January 11, 2017

Keeping it fresh with instructor Karen Dalury

By Karen D. Lorentz

Karen Dalury was bit by the “ski bug” at an early age. Born and raised in Springfield, Mass., where she graduated from Cathedral High School in 1973, her dad had taught her to ski when she was 5 years old and…

Winter memories are made of this
News Briefs
December 21, 2016

Winter memories are made of this

By Karen D. Lorentz

If there is any ski topic that perplexes me, it is the issue of comparing skiing today to the “good old days.” Most folks who skied in the 1950s and 1960s will tell you the “good old days” were not so…

Pico opens Dec. 10
Featured
December 7, 2016

Pico opens Dec. 10

Kicks off 2017-17 winter season with community “food raiser”

KILLINGTON—On Saturday, Dec. 10, Pico Mountain will open for the 2016-17 winter season with its fourth annual opening day Food Raiser, a special promotion providing discounted lift tickets in exchange for donations of food for low-income…

Snowmaking Horsepower
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2016

Snowmaking Horsepower

The World Cup Expo Village at the base of Superstar is situated at 2,500 feet above sea level and nearby Killington Peak reaches to 4,241 feet — making it the second highest in the state. This elevation gives the resort an advantage in both effective snowmaking…

Conditions favorable for World Cup weekend
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2016

Conditions favorable for World Cup weekend

Snowstorm drops 10+ inches days before World Cup at Killington

KILLINGTON — Killington Resort has been blowing snow aggressively over the past month both to prepare the Superstar race trail for the Ladies Ski World Cup races, Nov. 26 and 27, and to open as…

AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
October 5, 2016

World Cup A to Z

By Karen D. Lorentz Editor’s Note: This is part four in a series on Killington hosting the Audi FIS World Cup Women’s Giant Slalom and Slalom races on November 26-27, 2016. With less than two months to the first World Cup to be held in…

Sports
September 28, 2016

For sale: a piece of Suicide Six ski area history

WOODSTOCK—The Woodstock Inn & Resort is offering the community an opportunity to own a piece of Suicide Six history. The ski area has donated 60 chairs from the 38-year-old, recently dismantled Chair #1 to Woodstock Ski Runners (WSR) for fundraising. All proceeds will benefit the…