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Beast of the East: Killington Roars to Life on Tuesday

Killington Resort
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Passholders rewarded with dibs on first day; public rolls in on Wednesday.

Killington’s claim on first-to-open status in the East appears to be safe for another year. Its lifts, which operated through Memorial Day last spring despite what is now widely considered the worst winter ever in New England, will begin spinning again on Tuesday, the resort announced late Monday night following a five-inch snowfall over the weekend.

The first day of operation will be reserved for passholders—a special treat for the most loyal customers. Starting Wednesday, the general public is welcome.

Federal Government Charges Jay Peak/Burke Owners with Fraud

EB-5 foreign investor money was misspent, investors were misled by Stenger and Quiros, says SEC. Assets frozen. Court places Vermont resorts in receivership.

The beauty of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, Jay Peak co-owner Bill Stenger told SKI Magazine last year, was that it provided him with “patient capital,” the kind he and partner Ariel Quiros weren’t required to pay back on a set timeline as they went about developing Jay and Q Burke resorts in Vermont.

Meathead Films Shreds the East Coast

East Coast ski film crew, Meathead Films, set out to ski every inch of their homeland as possible. See?

Working for the Weekend: Season 2, Episode 2

Cannon: Tram Fix Won't Be Quick and Easy

Forty-eight passengers stranded, then roped to safety, after historic Tram breaks down. No injuries reported. Reopening expected by weekend.

Officials at state-owned Cannon Mountain, N.H., said late Sunday that a problem with the drive motor on the historic Tramway caused it to break down on Valentine's Day, stranding 48 people for between 90 minutes and three hours in subzero temperatures.

New England Classics Poised to Reopen

There's still no word on a Saddleback buyer, but Tenney and Ascutney have bright futures under new management.

 “Gotta love rumors,” says Les Otten in an email last week. He is not, he says, the buyer for Saddleback resort—and as of this writing there is still no word on who that mysterious party is.

Why You Should Ski Loon and Cannon

The beauty of the White Mountains never disappoints at the gateway resorts of Franconia Notch.
(Photo: C. Nelson James/Meathead Films)

Entropy happens. And on a drizzly night in May of 2003, it reminded us nothing is permanent when it dismantled New Hampshire’s most cherished icon, the Old Man of the Mountain.

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