MORE SUMMER :: OPENING WEEKEND
Posted by The Beast on May 20, 2016
Memorial Day Weekend means the start of the summer season at Killington. With snow left on Superstar plus the opening of freshly manicured Snowshed area Bike Park trails, the Beast Mountain Coaster and Skyeride and the Killington Golf Course - now is the time to head for the mountains.
Here's what to expect on opening weekend:
Bike Park Kicks Off 25th Season
Catch a lift on the Snowshed Express Quad with one of the Bike Shop's shiny new downhill bikes, then conquer the Snowshed area trails - ranging from beginner and intermediate flow trails with wide berms and rollers up to Blue Magic and The Beast, two freereide trails designed by Gravity Logic sure to get your blood pumping!
Golf in the Greens and NIKE Demo Day
The Killington Golf Course opens Friday, May 27 for Golf Season Pass holders, then to the public on Saturday, May 28 when you can check out all the latest and greatest golf gear from Nike from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Fore!
Beast Mountain Coaster
Snowshed's signature thrill ride roars back to life this weekend. Take a single ride or opt for the 4 Ride Card. Trust us, you'll want to take another lap.
Take a Skyeride on Killington's wildest double-chair experience high above Snowshed Pond and get a fresh perspective on The Beast.
Killington Stage Race
The Killington Stage Race returns for the seventh consecutive year in 2016, bringing with it hundreds of top competitive cyclists from across the country. This year's race is expected to draw over 1,000 competitors and spectators for the three-day event set for May 28 through 30. Catch the finish of Stage 2 at the Umbrella Bars on Sunday!
Beast of a Bike Swap
In addition to consigned used bikes, the Beast of a Bike Swap will offer new bikes, parts and accessories, apparel, and more, through independent retailers pop-up stores. Whether you’re looking for mountain or road, fat or skinny, kids or women’s bikes, there’ll be something for everyone! The event is free and open to the public during the following hours:
Friday, May 27 4pm-8pm
Saturday, May 28 9am-7pm
Sunday, May 29 9am-2pm
Free For Vets!
To honor the true purpose of Memorial Day, we're offering free rounds of golf (cart fee excluded) and free 4-Ride Cards for the Beast Mountain Coaster to veterans and active duty military on Monday.
Just present a valid U.S. Military, U.S. Retired Military I.D., a copy of your DD214 form (photo ID required) or discharge certificate (photo ID required) at the Snowshed or Ramshead Sales Center or K-1 Guest Services
Yeah, that feels likely. Get after it!