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Okemo Ski and Snowboard Swap returns

November 16-18 marks the return of Okemo Mountain Resort's annual Ski and Snowboard Swap to benefit Okemo Mountain School. Skiers and snowboarders can gear up for the winter with new and used equipment at great prices while supporting a good cause. Everything from skis, and snowboards to boots, bindings, helmets, goggles, outerwear and more, will be for sale at Okemo's Clock Tower Base Lodge Friday, Nov. 16, 4-7 p.m. (Early-buy hour From 3-4 p.m. is $5 or free for Okemo employees); Saturday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m. 5 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Okemo Mountain School is a non-profit educational institution dedicated to the academic and athletic development of serious snowsports athletes. Student athletes are given the opportunity to train in alpine ski racing, snowboarding, and freestyle skiing, while pursuing a rigorous course of academic study. Okemo Mountain School relies heavily on fundraisers like the Ski Swap and Sale to help keep tuition affordable.

For further information, please contact Mariel Meringolo at mmeringolo@okemomountainschool.org or 802-228-1513. For more information about Okemo Mountain Resort, please call 802-228-1600 or visit okemo.com.