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KILLINGTON RESORT ANNOUNCES LOWER 2009-10 SEASON PASS PRICES, EXTENDED SEASON SCHEDULE

03/02/2009

KILLINGTON, Vt. – Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in the East, today announces lower 2009-10 Unlimited season pass prices and an extended season operating schedule.

Killington Resort will offer Unlimited Adult (ages 19-64) 2009-10 season passes for just $999, a $50 price reduction from the 2008-09 early season price. Unlimited Young Adult (13-18) passes are $699 and Unlimited Junior (6-12) is $599, both at $130 off the 2008-09 prices. Unlimited Senior (65-69) is $799, a $30 price reduction off the 2008-09 prices, and Unlimited Super Senior (70+) is $599, a $130 price reduction off the 2008-09 prices. These prices are valid until April 30, 2009. Unlimited passes are valid every day of the 2009-10 season from early November through early May, weather and snow conditions permitting.

“Killington season pass holders are our most valued and loyal guests,” said Killington President and General Manager Chris Nyberg. “Thanks to our outstanding snowmaking capacity and the largest and most modern snow grooming fleet in the East, we’re excited to offer them an extended season and a tremendous value opportunity by purchasing next year’s season pass before the end of this current season.”

Season passes for the 2009-10 season go on sale Saturday, March 7 at www.Killington.com and by calling 800-887-3257. Additional benefits for Unlimited season pass holders include a 30-percent savings off Killington’s popular Max 5 Children’s Ski and Snowboard School Programs.

The all ages Blackout pass, with just 17 blackout days, for the 2009-10 season is $649 and the popular Midweek pass is $349 when purchased by April 30, 2009. All Killington season passes are also valid at Pico Mountain.

Killington will once again offer a season pass payment plan for all passes purchased before the April 30 deadline. Simply purchase a pass with a credit card by phone only (800-887-3257) by April 30, pay 33 percent of the total season pass purchase at the time of your order, 33 percent will be automatically charged to your credit card on July 1, 2009 and the final 34 percent will automatically be charged to your card on Sept. 1, 2009.

All passes are subject to 7% Vermont state and local tax. Some restrictions apply. For complete pass details and answers to frequently asked questions visit www.killington.com or call 800-887-3257.

Pico Mountain 2009-10 season pass products and prices will be announced on Friday, March 6.

A Killington Resort season pass provides access to more than 1,000 acres of the most diverse skiing and riding terrain in New England served by 29 lifts, including Pico Mountain. More than 70 percent of the terrain is covered by the most extensive snowmaking system in the world and groomed by a fleet of state-of-the-art snow cats.

To purchase Killington season passes online visit www.killington.com. To purchase season passes using the payment plan, please call 800-887-3257.

About Killington Resort
The largest ski and snowboard resort in eastern North America, Killington debuted $8.4 million in improvements for its 50th Birthday Season, including the new Skye Peak Express and “The Stash.” Killington Resort features diverse terrain, an expansive lift network, the most extensive snowmaking system in the world and numerous off-mountain activities, including après, dining, shopping and lodging options. www.Killington.com.

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