Wilmot Mountain 80th Season Celebrated at Museum Exhibit

27 November 2017
Curated by Wilmot Mountain at the Kenosha History Center
WHAT: In celebration of their 80th season, Wilmot Mountain has curated an exhibit at the Kenosha History Center that will feature a timeline from their opening in 1938 through today. The exhibit includes artifacts through the decades from gear (clothing, boots, skis and poles) to snowmaking equipment, ski patches, and trail maps. In addition, historic photos and videos will be on display. 
The centerpiece of the exhibit will be a replica of a WWII Willys MB Jeep from the mid 1950’s which was mounted with the first snowmaking apparatus.
 
Visitors can check out the exhibit beginning Friday, Nov. 24, at the Kenosha History Center. Learn more at http://www.kenoshahistorycenter.org/index.html.
 
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 24 through March 31. Hours of operation Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., ? Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Holidays.
           
WHERE: 
Kenosha History Center
220 51st Place Kenosha, WI 53140
 
About Wilmot Mountain?
For 80 years, Wilmot Mountain has offered its guests one of the Midwest’s premier destinations for snow sport activities. Situated in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, Wilmot Mountain is conveniently located between Chicago and Milwaukee, affording skiers and snowboarders quick and easy access to 23 trails, seven lifts, two surface conveyor lifts and progression terrain parks with a double, high-speed rope tow. Wilmot Mountain’s recent capital investment of more than $13 million for the 2016-2017 winter season delivered an entirely re-imagined guest experience – from new lifts and restaurants to significant snowmaking improvements, a dedicated children’s ski and snowboard school, enhanced beginner area and expanded terrain park. The ski area’s focus on families, learning and fun, combined with the opportunity for guests to take their passion and skills to Vail Resorts’ iconic western resorts, ensure Wilmot Mountain is truly the place Where Epic Begins. For more information, please visit www.wilmotmountain.com.
 
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate 11 world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Stowe in Vermont; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com. 




 

Contact(s)

Carolyn Moretti, Bolface Public Relations, 847-858-7216
Rachael Muhlenbeck, Wilmot Mountain, 773-710-7841 
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