We would like to offer our sincere gratitude to everyone for their support with our Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser. Because of your generosity, we raised approximately $30k in sales and donations. It is because of you, we are able to continue our efforts in improving the racing and training venue at Pico and providing the Pico Ski Club with the support it needs to run a top notch youth skiing program.
Starting in the 2019-20 season guests will experience a better, more consistent and more reliable snow surface at Pico.
Pending permit approval, the $2.1 million investment will be the largest since Killington took ownership of Pico more than 20 years ago.
Pico will increase the frequency at which it is able to make snow by tapping a new source of water. “Rather than relying on the streams as we do now, we will build a 16,850 foot pipeline to source water from Killington,” says Jeff Temple, director of mountain operations. “This gives Pico the ability to make more snow, for longer periods of time and deliver a better guest experience.”
Additional improvements to Pico’s snowmaking include the installation of more than 4,000 feet of new snowmaking pipe, the replacement of 5,418 existing feet of snowmaking pipe, and the new additional pump in Pico pump house. Pico’s snowmaking upgrades will enable the resort to double snowmaking capacity and recover from inclement weather at a much faster rate. “With this much increased snowmaking capacity, guests will see the trail count rise faster early season and after unseasonable weather they won’t have to wait days for recovered snow surfaces,” added Temple.
Congratulations and good luck to to all the racers competing in the many championship events this month!!
Good luck to our U16/19's at High School Easterns- Representing Vermont: Peter, Brayden, Brady and Taylor AND Representing Connecticut: Alec . Go Pico!!