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Okemo Mountain Resort's Superpipe is Open

January 31, 2019

 

LUDLOW, Vt. – Consistently cold temperatures paired with the dedication of Okemo Mountain Resort’s experienced snowmaking and grooming teams, and more than seven feet of natural snowfall this season, allowed Okemo to open its massive superpipe on January 27. Measuring 500 feet in length with 18-foot high walls, The Okemo Superpipe presented by Schweppes is now open daily.

The Okemo Superpipe is located in The Zone and features its own surface lift, The Pull, which typically operates on weekends and during peak periods. In addition to the Superpipe, the resort has also constructed seven terrain parks containing more than 50 jumps, rails, boxes and other creative features. Okemo’s Parks Crew has been working with Snow Park Technologies to design and build its terrain park features.

Construction of the Okemo Superpipe required 51 acre-feet of snow, approximately 12 hours of excavator time, and 145 hours of operators working in snowcats to complete the project. The resort is scheduled to host a variety of events and competitions in the weeks ahead.

More information about Okemo Mountain Resort trail conditions and terrain park details, is available at https://www.okemo.com/mountain-info/conditions-report/.

 

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About Okemo Mountain Resort
Rising above the village of Ludlow, in south-central Vermont, Okemo Mountain Resort is a four-season playground that built its reputation for quality and superior guest service as a winter destination for skiers and snowboarders. Okemo consistently receives accolades and wins awards for snow quality, grooming, terrain parks, lifts, family programs, slopeside lodging, resort dining and its friendly and helpful staff. In addition to an on-snow lineup of family fun, Okemo offers a variety of winter activities: a mountain coaster, ice skating, snowshoeing, snow tubing, a pool and fitness center, spa services, and family events and activities.

 

 

 

 

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Contact: Bonnie MacPherson, director of public relations
Okemo Mountain Resort | 77 Okemo Ridge Road | Ludlow, VT 05149
802-228-1947 | pr@okemo.com