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‘Day One’ celebration brings over 500 to slopes
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October 24, 2018

‘Day One’ celebration brings over 500 to slopes

By Katy Savage

Killington is open for the season.

The resort opened Friday, Oct. 19 with three trails and about 10 inches of manmade snow covering the base.

More than 500 people attended opening day, which allowed only passholders on the…

Killington fires up snowmaking
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October 18, 2017

Killington fires up snowmaking

While there is no confirmed window for opening day at this time, snowmaking lit up on Killington and Skye peaks just before 11 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, for testing prior to the season and the approaching Audi Ski World Cup races.

Killington typically begins the longest season in…

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…

World Cup snowmaking team is confident
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
September 14, 2016

World Cup snowmaking team is confident

Planning for FIS World Cup entails experience, expertise, commitment By Karen D. Lorentz Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles on Killington hosting the World Cup races on November 26-27, 2016. It’s the first World Cup event to be held in…

News Briefs
June 23, 2016

Snowmaking saved worst season in decades for Vermont ski resorts

Rutland Region holds up market share

By Karen D. Lorentz

Historical data indicate that Vermont’s 2015-16 ski/ride season was the most challenging season since 1979-80, a year when all eastern states qualified for Federal [economic] Disaster Assistance status due to record low snowfalls, rain, and…

Killington Resort to Begin Winter Season, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015
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October 16, 2015

Killington Resort to Begin Winter Season, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

Snowmaking and natural snow set the stage for the Longest Season in the East

Sunday Oct. 18– KILLINGTON – Killington Resort, the largest four-season resort in Eastern North America, will kick off its 2015-16 winter season at noon on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 becoming the…