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KILLINGTON RESORT REOPENS SEPTEMBER 16 FOR FALL FOLIAGE SEASON

09/15/2011

KILLINGTON, Vt. (September 15, 2011) – Vermont’s Killington Resort will reopen for the fall foliage season on Friday, September 16, 2011. Route 4 East from Rutland and West from Woodstock will also open Friday, allowing access to the Killington area.

The K-1 Express Gondola will spin from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. weekends only through September 25 and daily beginning October 1-10 for scenic gondola rides and hiking access. Mountain biking operations have concluded for the summer so that we may focus on preparing the mountain for the upcoming snow sports season.

The Killington Golf Course and Pro Shop will reopen daily, Friday, September 16-October 10. Tee times are available from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. daily. Initially, fourteen holes will be available with the additional four coming online by the middle of next week. The Clubhouse Grill will be open with bar service including drinks, snacks and hot dogs every Friday-Sunday for the remainder of the season.

Additionally, Killington Resort Lodging will be accepting reservations for arrivals beginning on September 23 and the Pico Sports Center will reopen on Saturday, September 17.

“We are pleased to welcome our guests back to the Killington Region for the fall foliage season,” stated Chris Nyberg, president and general manager for Killington Resort. “And we look forward to being one of the first resorts in the East to open for the 2011-12 winter season.”

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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 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. Killington.com