News and Events

Burke is Back!

Burke is Back! On Saturday, May 28, 2016, from 2PM to 7PM, we will celebrate the reopening of Burke Mountain with an event at the beloved Bear Den. We are hoping for an overflow crowd, with plenty of room for celebrating outside, for this event cosponsored by Leisure...

Burke is Back Party Raises More than $3,000 for Kingdom Kids!

More than 300 people celebrated the re-opening of Burke Mountain, on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at a party held at the Bear Den, and co-sponsored by the Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc., Kingdom Trails, the Burke Area Chamber of Commerce, and Burke Mountain.  Kingdom Kids...

Burke Mountain Academy announces plans for new training center

Burke Mountain Academy, the leading ski training academy in the U.S., has once again stepped in to show its support for Burke Mountain. On May 20, 2016, BMA announced that it would begin construction of the $2.8 million Ronnie Berlack Training Center, the premier...

About the Receivership and SEC Investigation

In this place on our website, we will post the best written and most recent stories about the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s investigations into the alleged $350 million Ponzi-like scheme that led a U.S. District Court to place Burke Mountain, Jay Peak...

The Receiver’s Website

Burke Mountain is currently in receivership as a result of alleged securities fraud committed by the Mountain’s owners. Michael Goldberg, an experienced attorney and receiver, is the receiver of the Burke Mountain entities, including the Mountain and Hotel. Mr....

Traveling to and Events in Burke and the Northeast Kingdom

Yankee Magazine called Burke “My Kind of Mountain. Lots of great skiing with vey little hype.” Warren Cornwall of The New York Times visited Burke in the summer and reviewed the region’s many offerings including downhill mountain biking at Burke Mountain, cross...

News About Friends of Burke Mountain

The Burlington Free Press wrote a front-page article about the the evolution of Friends of Burke Mountain from a Facebook Group, now with more than 3,900 members, to a nonprofit organization dedicated to assuring the long-term success of Burke Mountain for the benefit...

Burke Mountain Hotel Opening September 1st!

Great News: The Burke Mountain Hotel is scheduled to open on September 1, 2016, and Receiver Michael Goldberg and Management Company CEO Steve Olson are working with Burke Mountain Academy on snow making projects for the winter. Thanks to Michael Goldberg, Steve Olson...

Boston Globe Coverage

Read yesterday's Boston Globe / Associated Press article about our vision for the future of Burke Mountain....

Burke Mountain Hotel Opening

OPENING OF NEW HOTEL SIGNALS THE NEXT STEP IN THE TRANSFORMATION OF BURKE MOUNTAIN The Friends of Burke Mountain, Inc., a nonprofit advocacy organization representing Burke Mountain stakeholders, welcomes the opening today of the 116 room Burke Mountain Hotel and...