Many winter sports enthusiasts are excited to hear that a very popular New England ski resort has claimed bragging rights as being the first to open for the 2017-2018 ski season!

Killington Ski Resort in Vermont, opening today is the first in the East to welcome skiiers and riders for the season.

We should clarify that Killington opens to the general public tomorrow, Saturday, October 20th. However, Season Pass and Express Card Holders can enjoy the slopes today!

Voted as one of the Top 10 Ski Resorts on the East Coast by SnowPak, Killington has long been a favorite of winter sports lovers. According to SnowPak.com: Killington is quite rightly nicknamed ‘The Beast of the East’! Encompassing seven different mountain peaks, including Pico Mountain which is connected via shuttle bus, you’ll find 212 trails to explore covering a mammoth 92 mi. With top-notch freestyle parks, plenty of double-diamonds, and corduroy cruisers perfect for family skiing, this place ticks all the boxes!