Tag Archives: Skiing

Gov. Scott proclaims “Powder Day”
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February 15, 2017

Gov. Scott proclaims “Powder Day”

Called on out-of-state employers to “pardon” employees for a snow day to take advantage of weekend storm, extend their stay in Vermont With Vermont’s biggest snow storm of the year rolling across the region Sunday through Monday morning, Feb. 12-13, Governor Phil Scott declared Monday…

Killington 100 Day Club
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February 15, 2017

Killington 100 Day Club

On Saturday, Feb. 11, Killington loyalist Jackie Nimal and Rob Kovalesky (center of photo in red and pink jackets) celebrated their 100th day on the slopes with family and friends. The day marked personal milestones for them  in the Killington Resort’s 100 Ski Day Club…

Plymouth Notch Ski Club a best-kept secret for family skiing
Sports
January 25, 2017

Plymouth Notch Ski Club a best-kept secret for family skiing

By Karen D. Lorentz

When it comes to mountains, Vermont has them all—world class, family fun, and some gems people know little about. Plymouth Notch, located in Plymouth on Route 100 between the giants Killington and Okemo, is one of the latter.

It’s an old-fashioned…

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
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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…