Killington Celebrates Easter

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March 21, 2005

KILLINGTON, Vt. — Killington Resort celebrates Easter weekend March 26-27 with a sunrise service, Easter egg hunts and some of the best spring skiing and riding in eastern North America.

With more than four feet of snow already this month, combined with deep base depths, warm temperatures and longer days, the new Killington is the place to spend Easter weekend.

Whether you are on skis, snowboard or foot, Killington Resort has a way for everyone to celebrate Easter. The heated K-1 Express Gondola will open at 5:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday for a warm and scenic trip to the top of Killington Peak for a 7:00 a.m. non-denominational sunrise service. Enjoy a peaceful service with panoramic views of five states and Canada followed by a free continental breakfast.

Following the sunrise service, skiers and snowboarders are invited to get first tracks with the kids as they search for treats left behind by our local Easter Bunny at Snowshed and Ramshead lodges.

Easter weekend packages start at $90 per person/per night and include three days of skiing/riding and three nights lodging. Packages must be booked at least 48 hours before arrival by visiting www.killington.com or calling 800-621-MTNS.

Other Spring Events at Killington include:

25th Annual Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge, April 2-3

Spring Fest at Bear Mountain, April 8-10

12th Annual Spring Loaded Pro/Am Snowboard Event, April 9-10

9th Annual Sunshine Daydream Festival, April 16

24th Annual Pond Skimming, April 23

44th Annual May 1 Fun Slalom, May 1

Killington Rage Weekend, May 14-15

14th Annual Killington Triathlon, May 14

Killington Klimb, May 15

Killington Closing Day, May 15

Killington Resort and Pico Mountain offer the largest ski and snowboard terrain in eastern North America with 200 trails and 33 lifts servicing 1,209 skiable acres and a vertical drop of 3,050 feet. Killington and Pico are proud to be a part of the American Skiing Company family of resorts, which also includes Sunday River and Sugarloaf/USA in Maine, Mount Snow in Vermont, Attitash in New Hampshire, Steamboat in Colorado, and The Canyons in Utah. For more information visit www.killington.com or call (800) 621-MTNS.