PICO CELEBRATES SPRING WITH NATIONAL EVENTS, NEW RACE ARENA AND TICKET DEALS

March 1, 2010


PICO MOUNTAIN, Vt. – The home of Big Mountain Terrain and Small Mountain Charm is blasting full steam ahead into spring with enough events and activities to keep every level of skier and rider satisfied until the last chair of the season. And with lodging specials to fit every budget, there’s no reason to miss out on a single day of classic New England memories.

Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge – February 28, 2010
Come join us in a family friendly downhill race! Skiers and snowboarders of any age are invited to compete in a casual race atmosphere where we’ll award prizes throughout the day.  Sponsored by Mountain Dew, the Vertical Challenge is a great day for everyone in your family or group to experience what it’s like to compete in a real ski race!

Hope on the Slopes – March 6, 2010
Join Pico and the American Cancer Society for this family-friendly day of awareness about healthy living! $12 from every lift ticket sold will go to the American Cancer Society, plus we’ll have raffles for great prizes like a snowboard package, 2010/11 My Pico Season Pass and more. Try stopping by the Pico Race Arena – every donation to ACS gets you another run down the course! Kids can enjoy face painting, a pizza party and a fun day on the slopes!

Pico Race Arena – Open Weekends
You’ve seen the pros compete for the gold – now learn what it takes to follow in their footsteps. At the Pico Race Arena on Lower Pike, guests can take runs through a timed race arena in an attempt to practice carving around gates, improve their time and practice control and stability. One run is only $2, but a full day of racing costs only $15. A real pro can shave a little time off each run – can you?

Ski & Stay Packages
There’s no better time to take advantage of Pico than mid-week, when lift lines are down and guests can score more time in the snow. With Pico Ski & Stay Packages ranging from two to seven days, guests can book lodging and tickets together to save big on both. Plus, for every adult mid-week ticket purchased, we’ll throw in a free mid-week youth ticket. Its value priced skiing and snowboarding for the whole family at one of the tallest mountains in New England!

About Pico Mountain:
With more vertical drop than 80% of New England mountains, Pico Mountain offers mogul trails, glades, groomed cruisers and the new Triple Slope Terrain Park, all of which lead back to one classically-styled Vermont base lodge. First-timers can enjoy gentle learning trails and a new tow-rope, while more advanced skiers and snowboarders will enjoy finding their way into the glades on a fresh powder day. Our 50 trails, 214 skiable acres and seven lifts (including two high-speed quads) mean our slopes are never crowded and our guests get the most out of their days. Pico – Big Mountain Skiing, Small Mountain Charm. www.PicoMountain.com.

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