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KILLINGTON RESORT ANNOUNCES CLOSING DATE FOR 2010-11 SKI AND SNOWBOARD SEASON

04/04/2011

KILLINGTON, Vt. (April 4, 2011) –  With 260 inches of snowfall already this season and outstanding spring conditions, Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in the East with the most diverse terrain, announces today that the 2010-11 ski and snowboard season will continue through Sunday, May 1, 2011, conditions permitting.

“We’re thrilled to provide the longest ski and snowboard season in the East,” states Rob Megnin, Killington’s director of sales and marketing, “Killington opened daily for the 2010-11 season on November 2 and will be providing our loyal guests and season pass holders with 180 days of skiing and riding through May 1,” continued Megnin.

To date, Killington has received 260 inches of snowfall, surpassing the 20-year annual average of 250 inches. Killington currently has an average mid-mountain base depth of 36-42 inches, with upwards to 70 inches covering Superstar trail.

The spring events continue on April 16 with Pond Skimming, a wacky right of spring. Skim the pond or watch while others try. Prizes will be awarded for best skim, best splash, best costume and the special judge’s award. Plus, the afternoon will be filled with Dead-inspired jams and tie-dyes at the 15th Annual Sunshine Daydream Festival.

Season passes for the 2011-12 season are on sale now at the best value offering FREE skiing and riding for the next month when purchased by April 28, 2011 and paid in full, or guests can opt for the Summer Payment Plan and start using their pass next season. In addition, the Unlimited Season Pass features benefits including free summer activities and discounts on Snowsports Lessons, retail, food and lift tickets at sister resorts.

Check out photos from the April 1 snow storm.

About Killington Resort
Killington Resort sits on 3,000 acres in the heart of the Green Mountains in Central Vermont. The Resort boasts more than 70 miles of diverse terrain spread out over six peaks and offers the most expansive lift network and snowmaking system in the East. 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.