Killington Announces Nor’beaster Lineup and Return of the Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge

By AlpineZone News |
Feb 20 2013 - 12:08 PM

killington460From live music to the return of the Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge, Killington Resort reclaims the “King of Spring” Title

KILLINGTON, Vt. (February 14, 2013) – Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in Eastern North America, announces the 2013 NOR’BEASTER Unlimited Spring Pass for $199 and a seven week-long celebration of spring with events for all ages.

Starting Saturday, February 16, Killington will offer an Unlimited NOR’BEASTER Spring Pass for all ages for just $199. The all-new pass is valid daily from March 15 through the end of the 2012-13 winter season and features a 20% discount on select lodging properties.

“With over 20 feet of natural and manmade snow covering the Superstar Trail, we plan to ski and ride into May, conditions permitting,” stated Mike Solimano, president and general manager for Killington Resort. “Our goal is to have the longest on-snow season in the East and to reclaim the ‘King of Spring’ title, so we’ll continue to make snow on our signature spring trails, and we’re featuring events through May 5,” continued Solimano.

Soft snow, sunshine, live music, events and the famous Bear Mountain deck are all typical characteristics of spring skiing and riding at Killington Resort, however, this year’s spring events schedule will be one for the books with NOR’BEASTER, a seven week celebration of spring in the Green Mountains.

The Bud Light St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt and Après Party will kick off the NOR’BEASTER March 17, followed by snoe.down March 22-24 featuring moe. along with a variety of jam bands. Heading into the final weekend of March, Hibernation Park Jam, Ski VT Specialty Food Day, Easter Egg Hunt and live music is scheduled.

Moving into April, the Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge returns April 6-7, April 13 brings a Vermont Brewfest, Local Retail Demo Day along with the 2012-13 Season Pass Holder Appreciation BBQ followed by Pond Skimming April 20, “Meat up”, Killington’s Beast Roast on April 27. NOR’BEASTER events wrap up in May with the May Day Slalom on May 1, the Triathlon May 4 and a Cinco de Mayo Celebration May 5.

Additionally, base lodges will be featuring live music Thursday-Sunday through the end of the winter season, and the Wobbly Barn will have live entertainment Thursday-Saturday through the end of March.

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About Killington Resort
Killington Resort is a four season destination that sits on 3,000 acres in the heart of the Green Mountains in Central Vermont. The Resort boasts more than 70 miles of diverse snow sports terrain spread out over six peaks and offers the most expansive lift network and snowmaking system in the East. After the snow melts, Killington features an 18-hole championship golf course as well as 45 miles of mountain biking trails and 15 miles of hiking trails. In addition, the numerous après, dining, shopping and lodging options have made Killington a world-class destination for East Coast skiers and riders for over 50 years.

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