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Bonnie MacPherson, Director of Public Relations
Okemo Mountain Resort
77 Okemo Ridge Road
Ludlow, VT 05149
Phone: (802)228-1947
Fax: (802)228-1987
pr@okemo.com


Press Releases

OKEMO VALLEY GOLF CLUB LESSONS, CLINICS AND CAMP
May 19, 2015
Okemo Valley Golf Club is offering a series of instructional clinics for women and juniors this summer plus a four-day camp for juniors in July.
OKEMO’S ADVENTURE ZONE OPENS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
May 13, 2015
Memorial Day weekend marks the official season opening of Okemo Mountain Resort’s Adventure Zone at Jackson Gore. Visitors can rip, zip and flip their way from one gravity-gripping adventure to the next.
OKEMO VALLEY AND TATER HILL GOLF CLUBS ARE OPEN
May 05, 2015
Okemo Mountain Resort has embraced spring with the opening of its two golf courses, Okemo Valley Golf Club, in Ludlow, and Tater Hill Golf Club, in Windham. Okemo Valley is open with all 18 holes of play and Tater Hill is offering play on the back nine to begin the season.
OKEMO’S HAVE-A-HEART PROGRAM RAISES FUNDS TO ASSIST LOCAL FAMILIES
April 07, 2015
Okemo's Have a Heart fundraising staff donations totaled $3,343 and Okemo generously matched the donation amount for a grand total of $6,686.
Okemo named fourth among Best Places to Work in Vt.
March 31, 2015
Okemo Mountain Resort was ranked fourth in the large-business category, climbing three spots since earning honors for the first time last year and the first ski resort to ever make the prestigious list.
OKEMO CARES AND SHARES FOOD DRIVE MARCH 29
March 12, 2015
On Sunday, March 29, Okemo Mountain Resort will host its spring Cares and Shares Food Drive. When skiers and snowboarders donate at least five non-perishable food items, their generosity will be rewarded with an entire day of skiing and riding at Okemo for just $39 that same day.
THE CONGA LINE TO SAVINGS STARTS WITH OKEMO’S SKIESTA CARD
February 26, 2015
The Spring Skiesta Card provides the cardholder with unlimited skiing and riding from March 20 through closing day of the 2014/15 season for just $99 (when purchased online prior to March 20). And the entire $99 may be applied toward the price of a 2015/16 season pass when purchased by April 30, 2015.
OKEMO TO HOST HOPS ON THE SNOW BEER FESTIVAL MARCH 28
February 19, 2015
Okemo Mountain Resort is introducing its inaugural one-day winter beer celebration. Hops on the Snow will take place in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 28.
OKEMO SUPERPIPE MAKES SEASON DEBUT
January 22, 2015
Okemo’s Amp Energy Superpipe made its season debut on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Measuring 500 feet in overall length, the Amp Energy Superpipe has 18-foot high walls and a span of 54 feet between decks.
OKEMO NAMED AMONG BEST PLACES TO WORK IN VERMONT
January 21, 2015
Okemo was recently named one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in Vermont.
OKEMO TO HOST LET IT GLOW LASER LIGHT AND FIREWORKS SHOW JAN. 18
December 31, 2014
Okemo Mountain Resort will create a mind-bending landscape of light and music with its first-ever Let It Glow laser light show spectacular on Sunday, January 18.
OKEMO INTRODUCES KIDS’ SNOWMOBILE TOURS
December 20, 2014
Expanding on the variety of family activities that add to the alpine experience, Okemo introduced kids’ snowmobile tours to its lineup of winter activities for families visiting the popular ski and snowboard resort.
OKEMO RE-ENERGIZES COMMITMENT TO TERRAIN PARKS
December 16, 2014
Okemo is re-energizing its parks through a partnership with SPT and a new on-mountain Parks and Pipe management team.
MIDNIGHT ARRIVES EARLY ON NEW YEAR’S EVE AT OKEMO
December 06, 2014
Okemo turns New Year’s Eve into a family celebration by moving midnight forward – allowing families with young children to ring in the New Year at a reasonable hour.
Okemo Cares and Shares Food Drive Dec. 7
November 28, 2014
On Sunday, Dec. 7, Okemo Mountain Resort will host its annual Cares and Shares Food Drive. When guests donate at least five non-perishable food items, a new child’s toy or new clothing item, their generosity will be rewarded with a discounted day of skiing and riding at Okemo. Skiers and riders who make a donation will be able to purchase a full-day lift ticket on Dec. 7 for $39.
Okemo is open for the 2014/2015 season
November 16, 2014
Okemo Mountain Resort opened for skiing and riding on Sunday, November 16.
Okemo commences snowmaking
November 02, 2014
During the overnight hours between Nov. 1 and 2 when most people were relishing an extra hour of sleep due to the end of daylight-saving time, Okemo Mountain Resort’s snowmakers were hard at work. At the same time Mother Nature was delivering her first dusting of natural snow, Okemo’s snowmakers were initializing the resort’s energy-efficient snowmaking system and engaging HKD tower guns along several upper-mountain trails.
Okemo and Snow Park Technologies partner to re-imagine terrain park experience
October 21, 2014
Okemo Mountain Resort and Snow Park Technologies (SPT), the world’s leading consulting team for special projects on snow, have partnered to reimagine the terrain park experience at Okemo and offer guests access to some of the most innovative parks in the East.
3&Easy Returns
October 14, 2014
Okemo’s Three-and-Easy is a multi-pack of three lift tickets, valid any day of the season, with no restrictions, at one price for all ages.
Okemo season pass savings deadline is approaching - Oct. 13
October 02, 2014
Time is running out for the best price on Okemo season passes.
Okemo celebrates the change of seasons with Fall into Winter Festival Oct. 11
September 25, 2014
Okemo Mountain Resort will host its first-ever Fall into Winter Festival, presented by Lipton Tea, Saturday, October 11. Jackson Gore, in all of its fall-foliage glory, will be the setting for enjoying live music, food and family activities.
Okemo's Coleman Brook Tavern Receives Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2014
August 15, 2014
Coleman Brook Tavern, located in Okemo Mountain Resort’s Jackson Gore Inn, has been honored with the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence 2014. Coleman Brook Tavern is one of only four Vermont restaurants to receive the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence 2014, and one of 883 worldwide.
Okemo to Install New Heated Six-Passenger Bubble Chairlift
August 07, 2014
Skiers and snowboarders visiting Okemo Mountain Resort this winter will be viewing the snowy landscape through the bright orange tint of a retractable, transparent dome when they ride in the comfort of a new, high-speed, six-pack bubble chairlift with heated seats – the first of its kind in North America.
New Jackson Gore GM
August 05, 2014
Okemo Mountain Resort is pleased to welcome Dennis Barquinero as the new general manager at the Jackson Gore Inn.