Killington Adds MORE Summer Attractions
In 2016, several new summer activities were launched at Killington! Killington invested $5 million by adding summer activities to the mountain to expand the offerings of this four-season resort. Many visitors come to Vermont to enjoy summer and now Killington has a reason for people to stay for a couple of overnights as they soak in all the activities of the area. Visitors are welcoming the new attractions, which have certainly create some new options for summer fun for families with kids of all ages, as well as mountain bike enthusiasts, hikers, and adventure-lovers!
The new summer attractions are located in the Snowshed base area, Killington’s new summer epicenter for outdoor activities. At the center of these attractions, the Snowshed Express Quad chairlift operates daily through the summer as a new addition to complement the K-1 Express Gondola, which goes all the way to the peak, serving hikers and expanding access to more mountain biking terrain. There are now trails for all ability levels and nature enthusiasts.
Eight new attractions opened recently, anchored by a 4,800’ alpine mountain coaster experience, a four-story ropes course with 42 obstacles above a 5,000 square foot maze, a 1200’ long Skyeride that seats two guests at a time and rises over 200’ in the air, Segway tours, ATV/UTV mountain tours, re-designed and expanded beginner and intermediate mountain bike trails built along with some of the best mountain biking designed by Gravity Logic, as well as a new BOGS Hiking Center.
“Killington has a whole new level of energy,” says Mike Solimano, president and general manager of Killington Resort. “This wave of investment is a significant effort by the resort to grow summer business, bring more visitors and extend vacation stays during the summer and fall, showcasing the entire Killington region.”