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KILLINGTON RESORT KICKS OFF SUMMER SEASON WITH UNITED WAY FUNDRAISER ON FRIDAY, JULY 1

06/17/2011

KILLINGTON, Vt. (June 17, 2011) – Kick off summer and experience the fresh Green Mountain air while raising funds for the United Way of Rutland County at Killington Resort and the Pico Mountain Adventure Center on Friday, July 1.

With a $10 donation to the United Way of Rutland County, guests will enjoy a day of activities at the Pico Mountain Adventure Center including Alpine Slides, climbing walls, the Pico Power Jump and mini-golf noon to 5:00 p.m. Also, donate $10 at Killington Resort and experience lift-served hiking and mountain biking via the K-1 Gondola from noon to 5:00 p.m.

“We are pleased to partner with the United Way of Rutland Country for the sixth consecutive year, “states Rob Megnin, Killington’s director of sales and marketing. “Supporting our local community is a priority for Killington Resort and we encourage our guests to donate $10 and take advantage of a day filled with summer adventures,” continued Megnin.

In addition, Killington Resort and Pico Mountain will donate $10 from every Adventure Center and mountain bike season pass purchased on Friday, July 1 to the United Way. Adventure Center season passes start at just $79 and Killington mountain bike season passes are $159 and include unlimited access to Killington’s Kona “Groove Approved” Mountain Bike Park.

The Adventure Center at Pico Mountain will be open daily from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on weekends and 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Killington Resort will operate 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. daily.

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 snowsports 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 hiking and mountain biking 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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