Ski Bike Rentals and instruction are now available at Killington’s Snowshed Base Area
KILLINGTON, Vt. (December 20, 2017) – Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in Eastern North America and a POWDR company, is the only Vermont ski resort to offer ski biking, another adventuresome way to experience the mountain, for experts and beginners alike. Also referred to as snow-bikes, ski bike rentals and instruction are available starting December 22, 2017 at the Killington Snowshed base area.
“Killington partnered with the legendary and locally-based Alpine Bike Works to bring this thrilling combination of skiing, snowboarding, and mountain biking to the resort and we’re excited to offer this given our guests’ growing participation in mountain biking,” says Tracy Taylor, business development manager of Killington Resort and Pico Mountain. “We’ve been investing heavily in our summer mountain bike program over the last five years and have seen tremendous growth since then. Ski biking gives those who love to bike the opportunity to try it out on the snow.”
“A ski bike is a bike frame with skis on the bottom in place of bike wheels, boots with mini-skis on your feet, and an amazing way to experience the exhilaration of sliding down the mountain with the flow of snowboarding and control of mountain biking,” says Anthony Accurso, of Alpine Bike Works. “We’ve put together packages specifically for first timers to include everything they will need from rentals, a ski bike access ticket, and instruction.”
Killington ski bikes operates Friday through Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and rentals are offered at the Snowshed base area. Ski biking is permitted on the Snowshed and Ramshead mountain areas which provide optimal beginner to intermediate conditions. Killington Ski Bikes will be open every day during holiday weeks. Half-day and full-day rentals are available, both options include an orientation to ski biking. Pricing starts at $88 for a half-day rental and includes an access ticket. Discounts are available for season pass holders and ski club members. A ski bike access ticket is required, but a valid winter lift ticket or season pass may be used in place of a ski bike access ticket. For more information, call Killington Central Reservations at 800-621-MTNS.
About Killington Resort
Killington Resort is a four-season destination sitting on 3,000 acres in the heart of Central Vermont’s Green Mountains. The Beast of the East boasts 92 miles of diverse snow sports terrain spread across six peaks including Pico Mountain, served by the most expansive lift network and snowmaking system in Eastern North America. After the snow melts, Killington features an 18-hole championship golf course, the family-friendly Snowshed Adventure Center, 30 miles of mountain biking trails with expansion underway with Gravity Logic, plus 15 miles of hiking trails. The seemingly infinite après, dining, and lodging options have made Killington a world-class destination for East Coast skiers and riders for over 55 years. Killington is part of the POWDR portfolio. Visit www.killington.com for more information and be social with #beast365, #beastworldcup and #beastwinter.