First Annual Dazed and Defrosted music festival highlights loaded spring event line-up
KILLINGTON, Vt. (February 19, 2015) – Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in Eastern North America, prepares to thaw out with the 2015 NOR’BEASTER Spring Pass. For just $179*, skiers and snowboarders of all ages can enjoy spring skiing and riding, live music and a 20% discount on lodging at Killington beginning March 14 and continuing for the remainder of the 2014-15 winter season.
Spring at Killington means soft snow, abundant sunshine, live music and surprising events both on and off the snow. This year’s seven-week NOR’BEASTER schedule includes the new Dazed and Defrosted music festival on Saturday, April 18, along with favorites like specialty food tastings and the May Day Slalom.
“The final snowmaking push of the season is underway and Superstar is buried under 20 to 30 feet of natural and machine made snow, so we will continue turning chairlifts into May and possibly later,” says Mike Solimano, president and general manager for Killington Resort. “We’re the first resort open in the East each fall and we intend, like last year, to have the longest on-snow season in our region while continuing to offer signature events like the Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge and Killington Triathlon.”
The kickoff weekend for the multi-week NOR’BEASTER spring celebration on March 14 and 15 includes the Slash and Berm banked slalom race through The Stash presented by Killington, Burton Snowboards and Darkside Snowboards, a Meet and Ride event with pro snowboarder Scotty Lago presented by Mountain Dew, specialty food tastings presented by Ski Vermont and the World of Adventure Dos Equis Après Ski Party.
March ends on a high note with the Hibernation Park Jam in Dream Maker on March 28, then The Beast roars into April with Pond Skimming on April 4, followed by the Easter Sunrise Service & Egg Hunt on April 5, the Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge and Rossignol Demo Day on April 11 and Dazed and Defrosted on April 18 with a full day of live music at the base of the Superstar trail. NOR’BEASTER concludes with the May Day Slalom on May 1 and the ski-bike-run Killington Triathlon on May 2, but the spring skiing and riding will continue weather permitting.
Base lodges feature live music Thursday-Sunday for the duration of the winter season, and the Wobbly Barn offers live entertainment Thursday-Saturday through the end of March.
*Price valid through February 28, 2015. NOR’BEASTER Spring Passes can be purchased March 1, 2015 and later for $199.
About Killington Resort
Killington Resort is a four season destination sitting on 3,000 acres in the heart of Central Vermont’s Green Mountains. Boasting 92 miles of diverse snow sports terrain spread out over seven peaks including Pico Mountain, Killington 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 35 miles of mountain biking trails and 15 miles of hiking trails. Numerous après, dining, and lodging options have made Killington a world-class destination for East Coast skiers and riders for over 50 years. Killington.com