Killington Resort Vermont

Fabulous

4.3 / 5

based on 50 reviews

Trails

Beginner
28%
Intermediate
33%
Advanced / Expert
39%

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Overview

Killington is affectionately called the Beast of the East, but don't let that scare you. The reality is this Vermont ski resort is the biggest in Vermont and eastern North America. Killington is big, and it boasts the longest ski season in Vermont opening as early as October and skiing till May - often Memorial Day. Killington opened first in the East 2016, on October 26! Killington is home to two high-speed heated gondolas, 12 quads and the world’s most extensive snowmaking system with 1,700 guns, 17 grooming cats and a pumping power of 12,000 gallons per minute of water. Killington has 155 trails and 22 lifts, with several base areas. Killington has a stunning new Peak Lodge at the 4,200' summit reached by the K-1 Gondola.

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Lifts

Gondola & Trams
2
High Speed Quads
5
Quad Chairs
4
Triple Chairs
3
Double Chair
1
Surface Lifts
6

Elevation

Base
1165 feet
Summit
4241 feet
Vertical drop
3076 feet

Terrain

Total runs
155
Terrain Parks
5
Longest Run
6.0 miles
Skiable Terrain
1509 acres
Snowmaking Area
500 acres

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JOJim O.
intermediate snowboarder
Good!

3.6 / 5

Dec 05, 2017
One of the best in the country, and certain top-tier in the east. Awesome terrain, and consistently good conditions and facilities. Lodge is east coast classic, simple and down to business right away because you're there for the mountain not posing by the fire. What more could... More
JSJonathan S.
advanced skier
Very Good!

4.2 / 5

Nov 27, 2017
Killington is the largest, and more big resort like, east coast destination. The variety of terrain is unlike anything in the area, with something for all skill levels. If you live on the east coast, you have to visit the beast of the east.... More
DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder
Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
The BEAST! Maybe the most renowned resort in the East, Killington is rad! Very large for it's region and impressively well maintained. From the trails and facilities tot he parks they take care of their product. A bit more expensive than average for the east, but you get what you... More
ARAnthony R.
intermediate snowboarder
Very Good!

4.1 / 5

Nov 20, 2017
Great place to go with friends. Id rather Spend a couple days at the biggest mountain in the east than any other resort east of NY. Even during mild winters the conditions are great.... More
TMTaylor M.
intermediate snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.5 / 5

Nov 20, 2017
Im a 25 year old student from North New Jersey. We dont have the greatest mountains right next to us but a short 4 hour drive north to killington resort in Vermont always gets the job done. This is one of if not the largest mountain resort on the east and closest to the... More
DWDan W.
advanced skier
Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 20, 2017
Great time had by all. I can't wait to bring my family up there for my daughter first time. She is will love it. Their ski in and ski out is set the way to go...it was the best last time ... More
DFJDonald F. Jr
intermediate snowboarder
Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 11, 2017
Make a trip or 2 up there every year. If I would win this pass I would be up there way more often. Great mountain, has everything I need to ride and great shops. People are well trained and very nice ... More
JWJusheng W.
intermediate snowboarder
Very Good!

4 / 5

Nov 09, 2017
Very excited for coming season! I saw the first day LIVE in killington resort, that was remarkable! Can’t wait to go to snowboard there! Looking for ward to spending time in the snow heaven! ... More
KBKenan B.
advanced snowboarder
Average!

3.5 / 5

Nov 08, 2017
Killington is an amazing resort for those in the tri-state looking to escape and hit some gorgeous groomers. Snow making is the name of the game on the East coast and Killington sports the finest. They get their guns started early,and go well in to April. The grounds crew... More
VKVlad K.
advanced skier
Very Good!

4.2 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
Killington is excellent for early season and late season and everything in between. Guys are doing a very good job making and maintaining snow in difficult north eastern conditions. Always a good time apres skiing too. ... More
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