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Win a 3 Day/2 Night Stay in Killington, Vermont PLUS Ski Lift Tickets (giveaway ends 3/7/14)

 

Killington Mountain Vermot

After the harsh winter we’ve been having it’s hard to believe that spring is just around the corner. The sight of Easter candy and gardening equipment is not enough to convince me that warmer weather is on it’s way. I need to FEEL it to believe it.

We’re even expecting more snow in a few days. Ugh! It’s almost March. No more snow!

I know some people are THRILLED by all the snow we’ve been having. That is because they are winter sports fanatics. I’m talking about people who love to ski, ride snowmobiles and ice skate. For them this winter has been amazing.

I wish I could ski. It does look like a lot of fun. I’m just afraid I’ll fall and hurt myself badly. I’m a bit of a klutz. I can trip over my own shadow!

I shouldn’t say that I “never” skied before. I have. Just in my backyard. It had a slight slope to it.

Here is a photo of me and my cousin John skiing in my backyard (I’m the one furthest from the camera). :-)

Skiing

Living in New York we’re not too far from some popular skiing destinations. One that pops into my mind is Killington, Vermont. I’ve actually been there but it was during the summer, not the winter. Even in the summer the views are breathtaking.

Killington is know as the “The Beast of the East.” It’s hard to see it that way. When I was there I found it beautiful and tranquil.

I have pictures from our visit to Killington, I just can’t find them at the moment. I wanted to show you just how beautiful and breathtaking the views are.

Killington has been seeing a lot of action thanks to the excessive snowfall this year.

Killington is more than just skiing. The area is also great or snowboarding, crossing country skiing and plenty of outdoor activities for the entire family. They even built a state of the art Peak Lodge which was built at the 4,100 foot level of Killington Peak. Wow! That is way up there. You should check out their events calendar to see what fun things are happening in the area.

The Peak Lodge also offers guests fine dining with many fresh foods coming from local farms. After a long day of skiing you build up an appetite and nothing would finish off a great day better then a gourmet meal.

Have you ever been to Killington, Vermont? If so, what did you think of the area? How was the skiing?

If you would like to learn more about Killington, Vermont check out their Facebook page. You can also find Killington Mountain on Twitter and Instagram.

 

Photo Source: Killington Mountain's Instagram Page

Photo Source: Killington Mountain’s Instagram Page

I have a very special giveaway for a TWO (2)  lucky readers. There will be a grand prize and a runner up prize. 

GRAND PRIZE:

  • 3 Day/2 Night Stay in a Killington-managed property.
  • Lift Tickets for the winning family to use for the duration of the trip (maximum of six).

PLEASE NOTE – Transportation, food and other expenses are NOT included – only the hotel stay and lift tickets. The stay has to take place before the end of the 2013/2014 winter season (usually by the end of March through mid-April). Life tickets will be mailed via USPS with a tracking number.

RUNNER UP:

  • Lift tickets for Killington Mountain (up to six).

This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only and will end on March 7, 2014 at 11:59 PM (EST). The winners will be chosen at random using a random number generator from all eligible entries. The winners will bee notified via e-mail and will have three days to reply or a new winner will be chosen in their place.

To enter please comment on this post and tell me what your favorite winter activity is AND if you are interested in winning either prize or you are only interested in the Grand Prize OR Runner Up prize?

For extra entries you can use the Rafflecopter widget (below) but you must complete the initial entry requirement (I do check) or the additional entries won’t qualify. Extra entries are optional.

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Kimberly

*I was not compensated for this post. I posted this for the enjoyment of my site readers. The opinions expressed are my own and not influenced in any way.

 

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About Kimberly

Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family, five cats, dog, a tank full of fish and snails. She is also a freelance writer and photographer.

Comments

  1. Adrienne Gordon says:

    I’m only interested in the grand prize. love sledding and hiking in the winter.

  2. I am not a skiier-but I would love to go to Killington, so I guess just the grand prize

  3. My favorite winter activity is ice-skating! I am only interested in the Grand Prize.

  4. I don’t live where there is snow but i’d love to try sledding! I’d be interested in the Grand Prize and would give it to my Mom and her husband because they never really got to go on a real honey moon.

  5. I am interested for winning for a friend.

  6. Would love the grand prize but either would be nice….love to ski!

  7. Tiffany Dustin says:

    My favorite winter sport is snowboarding with my husband :) And doing at Killington is awesome :) I’d really love to win the grand prize, but I’d be very happy with the runner up prize too!

  8. Tiffany Dustin says:

    I followed on Bloglovin

  9. dana triana says:

    I love snowtubing and sledding with my kiddos. I would LOVE either prize but the grand prize sounds amazing as my hubby and I havent been skiing in years!

  10. Katie Amanda says:

    I’d like the grand prize! My boyfriend and I enjoy snowboarding.

  11. wild orchid says:

    I love going tubing! I am only interested in the grand prize.

    Entered the rafflecopter as “Wild orchid”

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  12. My favorite winter activity is skiing! Either prize would be great for me!!!

  13. Danielle says:

    I really enjoy skiing and my kids love snowboarding. I would love to win the Grand Prize.

  14. I love to toboggan ….I am interested in the Grand Prize.

  15. ashley cossette says:

    My favorite winter activity is actually sledding with my kids, I used to do it so much growing up it’s so much fun to see them get enjoyment out of it. I’m interested in the grand prize, Vermont is kind of a hike for us so without a place to stay it’d be too costly of a trip right now :( but thanks so much for the opportunity!

  16. ashley cossette says:
  17. Trisha Burgess says:

    We love sledding and skiing and building snowmen!! : ). Only interested in the grand prize thank you!

  18. Jennifer Rote says:

    My favorite thing is to sit by a warm fire. But my boyfriend LOVES to ski and he would love this. I am interested in either.

  19. Mihaela Day says:

    Would love the grand prize :)

  20. Grand prize would be cool