Tag Archives: Snowboarding

Special Olympics Vermont brings winter games to Pico

March 18-20—MENDON—Special Olympics Vermont presents the 2018 Winter Games at Pico Mountain, March 18-20. Athletes will compete in Alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. The snowshoeing portion of the events will be held at Mountain Meadows XC Ski Center.

Sunday will see the…

Okemo to host Grommet Throwdown, Jan. 6

Okemo to host Grommet Throwdown, Jan. 6

Saturday, Jan. 6 —LUDLOW— “Grommet” is a widely accepted term for a young person who participates in extreme sports such as surfing, skateboarding, skiing or snowboarding. At Okemo’s Grommet Throwdown, Jan. 6, kids 13 and younger can spend the morning with Okemo Park rangers and Ski…

News Briefs
February 15, 2017

Snowboarder dies at Killington

A New Jersey man died from injuries sustained while snowboarding at Killington Resort on Saturday morning. According to police, James Meyers, age 26 of Toms River, N.J. was snowboarding with friends Feb. 11 at Killington when he left the trail and collided with a tree….

Pico opens Dec. 10
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…

Local News
April 7, 2016

Early birds save big on next season’s passes

By Karen D. Lorentz

While the effects of a wacko winter—it was unusually warmer, less snowy and more erratic temperature wise than previous weird winters—hasn’t gone by yet, the offer of early-bird season passes is marching on.

Actually, the major ski areas with huge snowmaking…

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…