Tag Archives: Skiing

Skiing at the Rutland Country Club
Looking Back
January 21, 2016

Skiing at the Rutland Country Club

Back when I was a young child in the 1950s you could downhill ski in Rutland City. The Rutland Country Club on upper Grove Street was the spot for this unique opportunity. Many of the local kids had their first experience on skis at…

WCW 2016 Ski Bum Race Series: Week 1 Video
Sports
January 18, 2016

WCW 2016 Ski Bum Race Series: Week 1 Video

It may have taken longer than usual but the WCW Ski Bum Race Series is underway! Racers were able to make up for lost time by taking two run in the inaugural Ski Bum Race Series.

Video courtesy of Tim Buttner

Video: Rails 2 Riches 2015
Sports
December 17, 2015

Video: Rails 2 Riches 2015

Between the talent, the new venue, and the crowd Killington Resorts Rails 2 Riches this year was a must see event. Herb Highstreet breaks down the action at this years Rails 2 Riches.

Results:

Skier men:

1. Christian Franchino

2. Dale Talkington

3. Emile Bergeron

Sports
November 12, 2015

Okemo introduces RFID lift access

LUDLOW–Skiers and riders visiting Okemo Mountain Resort will no longer have to fumble with gloves, zippers and lanyards as they search for lift tickets and season passes prior to loading a lift. Instead, they can glide through special gates equipped with RFID readers that scan…

Once upon a time in history
Local News
July 10, 2014

Once upon a time in history

By Karen D. Lorentz posted May 23, 2013

Leslie Leete Smith: Killington’s first daughter and olympian

Some expectant parents play music to their unborn child; Leslie Leete Smith’s parents planned a ski area. Born just three months before Killington debuted in December 1958, Leslie literally…