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In conjunction with the National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month,Killington Resort Offers Learn To Ski or Ride Lessons for under $30

KILLINGTON, Vt. (January 2, 2012) - Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in the East, is offering 1-day Learn To Ski and 1-day Burton Learn To Ride packages for $29 valid Sunday-Friday for January 2012. Killington’s Learn To Ski or Ride packages are available for first-time skiers and riders ages 7 and up and include a lesson, rental equipment and a limited Learning Area lift ticket.

“Our goal is to share the passion of snow sports with new skiers and riders by offering the best value available for Killington’s Learn To Programs,” said Dave Beckwith, Killington Resort’s director of snow sports. “We’re offering a lesson, rental equipment and a Learning Area lift ticket for under $30 and partnering with resorts across the country to promote January as a great time to learn to ski or ride.”

Killington Resort’s Learn To Programs are MAX 5, guaranteeing a maximum of five skiers or riders per instructor for every lesson, proven teaching methods and innovative learning equipment including Rossignol short shaped skis or Burton LTR snowboards.

Those who take advantage of the $29 learning opportunities may purchase two additional days of lessons, including rental equipment and Learning Area lift tickets for just $70. Furthermore, Killington is featuring a 5-night/5-day Learn To Ski or Ride week that includes five nights of lodging and five half-day lessons, five days of equipment rentals and a 5-day lift ticket (2-day Learning Area and 3-day all-mountain lift ticket).

“For each lesson, our instructors will focus on the individuals’ strengths and use them as building blocks, so first timers can transition into lifetime skiers and riders,” continued Beckwith.

Advanced reservations are recommended and space is limited to the first five reservations per day by calling 800-923-9444. Some restrictions may apply.


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.