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KILLINGTON RESORT OFFERS FREE PAIR OF ELAN SKIS AND BINDINGS TO FIRST TIME SKIERS

07/24/2013

Killington Resort partners with Elan Skis for new adult 4-day Learn To Ski program in the 2013-14 winter season

KILLINGTON, Vt. (July 24, 2013) – Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in Eastern North America, launches a 4-day adult Learn To Ski package for $249 that includes a two hour lesson, rental equipment and a lift ticket each day for the upcoming winter season. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a new pair of Killington Resort branded Elan eRise skis and bindings (MSRP $499) along with a discount voucher for new boots and poles.

“Our goal is to transition first time skiers into life time skiers by offering four lessons and a free pair of skis and bindings,” stated Dave Beckwith, director of snow sports for Killington Resort. “Killington has a dedicated learning area designed to give first time skiers the confidence they need to be successful in a new sport.”

The adult 4-day Learn To Ski package is available throughout the 2013-14 winter season and is part of Killington’s MAX 5 program, guaranteeing a maximum of five skiers per instructor for every lesson. Participants will learn on beginner Elan eRise skis and will receive a brand new eRise skis and bindings once they complete the program.

Additionally, adults who take advantage of this learning opportunity will receive 50% off on lift tickets, and lessons for the remainder of the 2013-14 season and all of the 2014-15 season. The four lessons do not need to be consecutive and are valid any day during the 2013-14 winter season.

Advanced reservations are recommended and there are a limited number of free Killington Resort branded Elan eRise skis and bindings. Call 800-923-9444 to reserve a lesson. Some restrictions may apply.

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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 nearly 90 miles of diverse snow sports terrain spread out over seven peaks including Pico Mountain 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 mountain biking trails and 15 miles of hiking trails. In addition, the numerous après, dining, and lodging options have made Killington a world-class destination for East Coast skiers and riders for over 50 years.