Fri, Apr 27, 2012 10:11 AM
Architectural rendering of the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar.
Vermont's Killington Resort will replace K-1 Lodge's Superstar Pub
with a new deck and Meissl Umbrella Bar, named the "Roaring Brook
Due to tropical storm Irene, the Superstar Pub was knocked from
its foundation by the flooded Roaring Brook and consequently
partially collapsed. Fortunately, the adjoining K-1 Lodge was built
on a separate foundation and there was minimal damage to the K-1
Café, Mahogany Ridge Pub, Mountain Bike Shop, Rental Shop and
"Killington Resort, along with many communities, sustained damage
from tropical storm Irene," stated Chris Nyberg, president and
general manager for Killington Resort. "Structures can be replaced,
roads can be fixed and we are pleased to offer another place for
our guests to grab a light bite to eat and relax slopeside this
season with the new Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar."
Killington Resort will start to build the deck in place of the
Superstar Pub in the beginning of October. The new structure will
include two heated Umbrella Bars with seating for 100 people plus,
200 additional seats on the deck. The Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar
will serve up beverages, light fare and some music. In addition,
this fully equipped bar area and deck is designed to withstand all
weather conditions and will be open year-round providing guests
with optimal views of Killington Peak, Skye Peak and the Superstar
"Our crews have successfully dismantled and removed the Superstar
Pub and restored Roaring Brook to its original stream bed,"
continued Nyberg. "We will begin to build the deck beside Roaring
Brook in the next couple of weeks and we anticipate opening the
Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar by the end of November."
Killington Resort will be one of the first resorts in the East to
open for the 2011-12 season.