Killington Ski Resort Guide - Reviews Ski Area, Apres-Ski, Things to See & Do at Killington
Set within the Green Mountains of Vermont, Killington is the largest ski resort east of the Mississippi river with over 200 trails and nearly 2000 acres of terrain spread across 7 peaks.
When the lifts close for the day, the vibrant nightlife in Killington kicks in to action. Nearly all the apres-ski activity happens on Killington Road - the 3 miles access road off Route 4 to the mountain.
Once a place for a beer and chicken wings, Killington Road has expanded over the years and is now home to designer shops, fine dining restaurants and trendy clubs. The Pickle Barrel Night Club known is known as "the house that rocks" and is the venue that attracts some of the best tour bands on the East coast.
|Key information (Whole area)|
|Ski area (acre)||1977|
|Season||Nov - May|
|Apres ski||Very lively|
Killington Ski Area Guide
Killington is large ski resort spread out over 6 mountains covering over 1509 acres. When you add in its sister resort at Pico Mountain just 5 miles away, there is an additional 468 acres to explore.
At Killington resort, there are 5 base areas that provide access to the 6 local peaks...
- K1 - for access toKillington Peak
- Snowshed - adult ski lessons & superb apres-ski
- Ramshead - beginner ski school and childcare
- Bear Mountain
Snowshed Lodge is the best place for beginners, with access to designated slow areas and gentle learning terrain on Snowshed Slope.
There's no issue regarding getting bored and skiing the same run twice at Killington. There is literally miles and miles of fabulously long intermediate runs around all 7 peaks.
There are double diamond trails across all the peaks - the North Ridge Triple is good for mid-mountain skiing or if you take the Superstar Express Quad to Skye Peak, there is the Needle’s Eye, Bear Mountain and many more steep mogul trails.
Explore Killington's Stash, an all-natural terrain park with over 50 features and 2 pipes tucked off the shoulder of Skye Peak and accessed via the Skye Peak Express.
With many of the chalets, ski lodges and condos being just a few minutes by shuttle to the lifts, Killington is a firm favourite for family holidays. Everything from the lifts to the shops, bars and restaurants are practically on your door-step. From luxury chalets rentals to more affordable condominiums, Killington caters for all budgets.