Switching Gears

Building a bike park

Killington Resort’s terrain park supervisor and head excavator gives an insight into the process By Polly Lynn Killington Resort is in its second year of a five-year build-out of its mountain bike park, which it is building in partnership with […]

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Sports

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 […]

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Switching Gears

Vermont gears up for bike season

World-class trails and events draw cyclists from throughout the U.S. From bone-rattling descents to leisurely loops, Vermont’s summer cycling season offers an impressive variety of biking events, set against some of the most breathtaking scenery in the country. Biking enthusiasts […]

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Switching Gears

K-resort trail work continues

By Polly Lynn Last year Killington embarked on the first of a five-year master plan to create world-class downhill mountain biking. Consulting firm Gravity Logic says Killington could see 50,000 bikers annual, if the master plan is followed to completion. […]

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Sports

Okemo to add lift-served mountain biking

LUDLOW – The arrival of spring invokes thoughts of warm-weather activities and Okemo Mountain Resort is planning to add lift-serviced mountain biking to its lineup of summer and fall amenities. Okemo’s South Ridge Quad A will provide access to more […]

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