SOURCE: Killington Resort

November 14, 2007 16:37 ET

Killington Resort to Open for the 2007-08 Ski and Snowboard Season Friday

KILLINGTON, VT--(Marketwire - November 14, 2007) - Thanks to two weeks of optimal snowmaking temperatures, Killington Resort opens for the 2007-08 ski and snowboard season Friday at 9 a.m. with up to 19 trails served by three lifts off Killington Peak and Snowdon Mountain.

Killington Resort, which features the most extensive snowmaking system in the world covering more than 750 of the resort's 1,215 total acres, began snowmaking operations off the 4,241-foot summit of Killington Peak -- the highest lift-served skiing in Vermont -- on October 28th. For opening day, skiers and riders will enjoy deep base depths on up to seven miles of groomed trails. Killington will offer Blue Square (more advanced) and Black Diamond (most advanced) trails only. No Green Circle (easier) terrain will be available.

The K-1 Express Gondola, Northridge Triple and Snowdon Poma will operate on Friday, with the addition of the Snowdon Triple and Snowdon Quad on Saturday. The Reason Terrain Park at Killington Peak will also open on Friday.

All skier/rider services will be available at the K-1 Lodge. The Killington Ski and Snowboard School will offer private lessons at the K-1 Lodge for adult and children who are Blue Square and Black Diamond level skiers and riders. Opening day lift tickets are $60 for Adults (19-64); $48 for Young Adult (13-18) and Senior (65-69); and $42 for Junior (6-12) and Super Senior (70+). Early-season Ski and Stay Packages start at just $83 per person, per night and are available by calling 800-621-MTNS. Lift hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends and holidays. For the latest lift, trail and snow conditions, visit www.Killington.com.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Tom Horrocks
    Communications Manager
    (802) 422-6237
    Email Contact