Killington Mountain has got the Snow Guns firing for an early start to the Season
Killington (Vermont) is firing their snow guns and starting to get ready for the winter. Killington is one of the first mountains to open each winter and usually the last to close in the spring. They’re racing to get ready for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup race in November on their Superstar trail. This is the first time in 25 years that a mountain in the eastern United States is hosting an Alpine World Cup event. Channel WCVB has a full article and interview with their staff.
M.A.X. Pass continues its amazing growth by adding Mont St. Anne and Stoneham.
The M.A.X. Pass was a great multi-mountain pass to own last year with 22 fabulous mountains last year. This year, they have increased a whopping 16 additional mountains. New mountains this year include: Fernie Mountain Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Nakiska Ski Resort, Mont Saint Anne, Stoneham, Alyeska, Buck Hill, Crested Butte, Eldora, Mountain Creek, Mountain High, Mount Sunapee, Okemo, Solitude and Wachusett Mountain.
Interested in Owning A Lift Chair?
Sunday River (Maine) is in the process of upgrading some of their old lifts and are looking to sell the chairs from old lifts. For the skiing and snowboarding enthusiast, you can use it in your home or office. Would also make a great gift for someone who can’t get enough of the hill. Chairs are going for $250 for a double chair or $300 for a triple.
Holiday Valley has sights of a November 25 opening date
Like other mountain resorts, Holiday Valley (New York) is hoping for this year’s weather will be a boom for business. With the cooler weather expected to come in the Northeast, Holiday Valley is expecting a good start to the season and has targeted November 25 for their opening date.
Aspen Snowmass Gets an overnight Surprise
Aspen Snowmass got a nice surprise last week with a nice blanket of snow. They received 4 inches midway up the mountain and up to 7 inches at the top. Winter is coming!