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Killington 101 :: MLK Weekend Tips and Tricks

Killington 101 :: MLK Weekend Tips and Tricks

In the spirit of maximum fun and minimum stress this holiday, check out these tips and make the most of your mountain adventure.

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Start Small, Go Big in 2016

Start Small, Go Big in 2016

What to expect from the award-winning Killington Snow Sports School this year.

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Events, Winter, Beast Life, Learn to Turn

Holiday 101

Holiday 101

The holiday spirit is very much at home in Vermont, and we want you to be, too. Have a look at our insider tips to make the most of the mountain during this busy time – and still keep your holiday spirits high.

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News, Insider Tips, Beast Ops

LOVE MORE :: BEAUTY AT THE BEAST

LOVE MORE :: BEAUTY AT THE BEAST

It’s a tale as old as time. Skier goes on vacation with friends, they hit the slopes and share a chairlift with a rider. Skier and rider hit it off and spend the rest of the weekend together, falling in love. Skier and rider decide to get married, and where should they hold the wedding? What better place than the resort that started it all. You don’t have to look very far to find the beauty hidden within The Beast!

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Beast Life

Killington Parks :: Rails 2 Riches 2015

Killington Parks :: Rails 2 Riches 2015

The East Coast's most lucrative rail jam and Killington's crown jewel event returned in 2015 with a new venue, new custom-built features, huge tricks and an unrivaled party atmosphere.

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Events, Winter

THANKSGIVING 101

THANKSGIVING 101

Get the Insider scoop on what to do and when to do it in our 2015 Thanksgiving guide.

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Community, News, Eat and Drink, Insider Tips, Events, Beast Ops, Beast Life, Off the Slopes

Holiday Gift Ideas :: Give the Gift of Snow

Holiday Gift Ideas :: Give the Gift of Snow

Yep, the holidays are upon us, and we've got deals to delight skiers, snowboarders, students, golfers and mountain bikers on your list. We've got your gift-giving covered, but thinkhink quick, these deals won't last forever.

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Gear Up, Beast Life, Deals and Contests

#beast365 :: Win VIP Trips

#beast365 :: Win VIP Trips

If you love The Beast when it’s snowing, you’ll love it even more during seasons of lush greenery and firework foliage. And we want you to help us build a year-round scrapbook of your exploits during all four seasons!

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Community, News, Events, Beast Life, Deals and Contests

TEE OFF :: CHIP'S TIPS, FRONT NINE

TEE OFF :: CHIP'S TIPS, FRONT NINE

Chip Dwyer is our resident course guru with multiple decades of experience at the Killington Golf Course. Chip has compiled some great insight on mastering our mountainous course, stay tuned for tips from the back nine!

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UP NEXT :: CONCERTS, COOLERS AND A COASTER

UP NEXT :: CONCERTS, COOLERS AND A COASTER

The Beast has been telling you that this summer was going to have a new level of energy, and the next few weeks are proof positive.
Don’t miss any of the action coming up this summer in Killington.

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Community, News, Eat and Drink, Events, Summer, Events, Beast Life

LOVE MORE :: YOUR WEDDING COORDINATOR AND YOU

LOVE MORE :: YOUR WEDDING COORDINATOR AND YOU

The numbers are in! One in four brides is choosing to host their wedding in a unique destination and their guests love every minute of it! Killington Resort offers the assistance of an onsite Wedding Coordinator to help each of our brides create the wedding of her dreams. Here are our best suggestions on how to get the most out of your relationship with your Wedding Coordinator, and plan the perfect day!

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Beast Life

GET DIRTY :: BLUE MAGIC IS HERE

GET DIRTY :: BLUE MAGIC IS HERE

The Killington Bike Park is open for business with fresh hero dirt and brand new trails, prepared just for you and your two-wheeled stallion. Our park crew dropped ropes on two new trails this week as Phase Two of our five-year expansion rolls on.

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Community, News, Insider Tips, Beast Ops

Up Next :: Adventure Center

Up Next :: Adventure Center

If you’ve visited Killington Resort in the winter you already know that The Beast is a prime destination for snow-loving adventure seekers. What you may not know is that Killington is now a destination for summer adventurers too.

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Community, News, Behind the Scenes, Beast Ops

Up Next :: Killington Triathlon 2015

Up Next :: Killington Triathlon 2015

The Killington Triathlon is an annual tradition, but this year's race is going to feel more like a winter expedition than a summer jaunt.

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Community, Events, Winter, Spring, Events, Gear Up, Beast Life

Nor'Beaster :: Dazed and Defrosted Recap

Nor'Beaster :: Dazed and Defrosted Recap

Live music, soft bumps and warm sunshine came together on cue for the Dazed and Defrosted Music Festival held Saturday April 19.

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Events, Spring

Killington 101 :: Shifting to Spring

Killington 101 :: Shifting to Spring

Just like that, March is in the rear-view and April is here with much of the mountain still looking like mid-winter, especially Mount Superstar. Current base depths on signature spring trails like Skye Lark and Superstar range from about 10 to 30 feet, but it’s impossible to predict what Mother Nature will bring during the spring.

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Community, News, News, News, Pico Mountain, Beast Ops, Beast Life

Love More :: Why Vermont is the Ideal Place for your Wedding

Love More :: Why Vermont is the Ideal Place for your Wedding

From the lush valleys to the blazing foliage, Vermont has all four seasons covered. If you are looking for a fun destination wedding, but don’t want to go too far from home, then you’ve come to the right place!

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#beastwinter :: 150 Days and Counting

#beastwinter :: 150 Days and Counting

The never ending #beastwinter is charging full-bore into what most people call spring, but before we look ahead, let’s look back at the days 125-150.

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Community, Beast Life, Deals and Contests

Killington Parks :: Slash and Berm 2015

Killington Parks :: Slash and Berm 2015

Nor’beaster kicked off over the weekend with the Second Annual Slash and Berm Banked Slalom. The banked slalom is a benefit event for the Molly Fund, held at The Stash terrain park to bring the snowboarding community together. A top-to-bottom course through the terrain park incorporates natural wooden features and wooded areas.

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Events, Winter

Learn to Turn :: Terrain Based Learning

Learn to Turn :: Terrain Based Learning

Back in the day, learning to ski was for the fearless. You pointed your tips downhill and hoped you’d listened when the instructor explained how to stop. Now, a new teaching style called “terrain-based learning” makes the process much more fun and a lot less scary.

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Behind the Scenes, Beast Ops, Beast Life, Learn to Turn

#beastwinter :: 125 Days and Counting

#beastwinter :: 125 Days and Counting

The #beastwinter ever rolls on, but we’re taking a moment to reflect on days 100-125, they will not be forgotten any time soon!

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Community, News, Events, Winter, Events, Beast Ops

Beast Jokes :: If Killington Had Honest Trail Names

Beast Jokes :: If Killington Had Honest Trail Names

The interwebs have been buzzing about Novel Nibble’s take on ski resort slogans, and we have to give Becky props – her post is pretty hilarious. Take it from Killington, Boston’s best bar! To get in the spirit of things we took a (self-deprecating) look at our trail names, and “honest” alternatives we could consider.

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Beast Life

Killington Parks :: NeffLand Space Jam

Killington Parks :: NeffLand Space Jam

On Saturday, February 28, Neff Headwear pro athletes Tim Humphreys and Scotty Lago were in attendance to guest judge the first ever NeffLand Space Jam. $2000 cash, Neff prizing, and a sponsorship for the top grom were all up for grabs.

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Events, Winter

Up Next :: NOR’BEASTER 2015

Up Next :: NOR’BEASTER 2015

Killington 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, events and live music and a 20% discount on lodging at Killington beginning March 14 and continuing for the remainder of the 2014-15 winter season.

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Community, Events, Winter, Spring, Events

Killington 101 :: Holiday Week Tips and Tricks

Killington 101 :: Holiday Week Tips and Tricks

In the spirit of maximum fun and minimum stress this holiday, check out these tips and make the most of your mountain adventure.

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News, Insider Tips, Beast Ops

Learn to Turn :: Woodstock Elementary

Learn to Turn :: Woodstock Elementary

The Killington Snow Sports School hit the road with our friends from Burton to get Woodstock Elementary school up and moving.

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Ten Sense :: 100 Days, 100% Open, 1,000 Reasons

Ten Sense :: 100 Days, 100% Open, 1,000 Reasons

100 days on snow, 100% of over 1500 acres, and 100’s of pictures to prove it. Get to know the 100 Day Club, and get a piece of the #beastwinter yet, straight from our skiers and riders.

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Community, News, Events, Winter, Events, Beast Life, Deals and Contests

Beast News :: Sending It for Safety Month

Beast News :: Sending It for Safety Month

We team up with the NSAA every year for National Safety Awareness Month, celebrating with everything from helmet giveaways to safety-centric rail jams. See this year's highlights.

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Go Green :: Protect Your Playground

Go Green :: Protect Your Playground

We love our mountain playground, and our team works every day to take good care of it. Get the lowdown on how we're raising the bar on green, from cow power to contests.

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Community, News, Beast Life, Go Green, Info

Ten Sense :: We Love the 90's

Ten Sense :: We Love the 90's

We’re just 10 days out from hitting 100 days on snow, and we’re making the most of every one. See what’s been keeping us busy.

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News, Events, Winter, Beast Ops, Beast Life, Go Green, Deals and Contests

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