Tag Archives: Tony Accurso

  • Killington (Up &) Down Hill Roll celebrates all cycling styles with relay event
  • Killington (Up &) Down Hill Roll celebrates all cycling styles with relay event
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October 8, 2015

Killington (Up &) Down Hill Roll celebrates all cycling styles with relay event

Sunday, Oct. 11 — KILLINGTON — The Killington (Up &) Down Hill Roll will be held this Sunday, Oct. 11, hosted by Mountain Bike Vermont and Sushi Yoshi.

“Round up your fastest roadie, cross country and downhill friends because this year’s event is a relay,” the event…

Sports
September 18, 2015

Night lights extend play-time hours

By Tony Accurso

There is no doubt autumn is in the air; the leaves are turning, the nights are cooler, and with this change comes shorter days.

Gone are the days of finishing our rides at 8 p.m. by daylight, and soon it will be dark by…

Switching Gears
September 10, 2015

Ride of the week: 12 miles on the 12th

By Tony Accurso

On Saturday, Sept. 12 the Green Mountain Trails in Pittsfield will be putting on a 12-mile counter-clockwise lap without course crossings and will integrate the tougher “Bubba Trail,” which was previously featured in July. There is a very shallow river crossing with each lap that…

Trail of the week: War Man
Switching Gears
September 8, 2015

Trail of the week: War Man

By Tony Accurso

War Man is a fun trail in the Green Mountain Trails system in Pittsfield.  This trail consists of 20 switchbacks in less than half a mile, and was improved by trail builders Sinuosity in 2010. Volunteers organized by Jason Hayden worked with…

Trail of the week: The Outback
Switching Gears
August 27, 2015

Trail of the week: The Outback

The Outback, shown here in yellow, is a black diamond trail from the top of Killington Resort.

By Tony Accurso

The Outback, also known as trail 11, is a 2.7 mile machine built black diamond trail at Killington Resort. This trail consists of narrow,…

Trail of the week: Squiggle and Wiggle
Switching Gears
August 13, 2015

Trail of the week: Squiggle and Wiggle

By Tony Accurso

Squiggle and Wiggle are two new beginner flow trails at Killington Resort.

Located on Snowshed Mountain, these trails are accessible either by taking the Snowshed lift, or directly off Killington Road near the work road just below the Superstar chair. These wooded…

Trail of the week: Stairs/Escalator
Sports
August 7, 2015

Trail of the week: Stairs/Escalator

Courtesy of  mtbproject.com

The blue highlighted trail, Stairs/Escalator, is the trail of the week.

By Tony Accurso

The Stairs/Escalator trail combination in the Green Mountain Trails system in Pittsfield is a climber’s dream. These trails gain approximately 400 feet of elevation over…

Trail of the week: “Halfpipe”
Switching Gears
July 29, 2015

Trail of the week: “Halfpipe”

Courtesy of pinehillpark.org

“Halfpipe” is highlighted in solid yellow.

By Tony Accurso

“Halfpipe” is an advanced riders trail located in the Pine Hill Park trail system of Rutland. The trail is divided into an upper and lower section.The upper section can…

Trail of the Week: “Bubba”
Switching Gears
July 15, 2015

Trail of the Week: “Bubba”

By Tony Accurso

The “Bubba” trail in the Green Mountain Trail system in Pittsfield is a technical freeride trail which descends from “Luvin It” and ends on “Fusters.” This may be one of the most technical trails in area, it is certainly the most technical trail…