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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Fabulous

4.3 / 5

based on 50 reviews

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RRich
Superb!

5 / 5

Jul 27, 2009
They offered a great package, they are far north so snow was not a problem, their service was outstanding.
EEdias
Superb!

5 / 5

May 08, 2009
This is the closest and most complete resort that I have been too within reasonable travel time from NYC.
DDavid
Superb!

5 / 5

Feb 14, 2009
Killington is a pretty good "shot" of having a good amount of snow during the winter months. It's a great place to ski with the amount of runs.
MMaryjane
Superb!

5 / 5

Aug 22, 2008
It's convenient for me to get to this resort and the conditions are always athe best in new england.
TTricia
Superb!

5 / 5

Aug 15, 2008
Great sking conditions early and late season. All trails for all levels. Great night life, and easy to get to.
JJohn
Very Good!

4 / 5

Aug 07, 2008
Killington has a wide variety of terrain but it is a bit more tedious to travers about the mountain than is Vail.
PPerle
Very Good!

4 / 5

Nov 22, 2007
Being from Switzerland it is hard to compare anything to it, but now living in New York, its the closest snow area that I can recommend in the area! For NY area and surrounding, its the only place that I can recommend worth while traveling to. Enjoy!
JJennifer
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 26, 2007
It has good a variety of expert terrain and is a managaeble weekend drive from NYC.
CCarol
Superb!

5 / 5

Sep 03, 2007
The setup of the resort allowed up to be first of the lift many mornings so that we could enjoy the perfect conditions.
BBill
Average!

3 / 5

Apr 12, 2006
The main drag in Kilington is a nice place for diversity. A decent nightlife outside of the ski resort. Pretty close to some home breweries too.

Lifts

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

Elevation

Base
1,165 feet
Summit
4,241 feet
Vertical drop
3,076 feet

Terrain

Total runs
155
Terrain Parks
5
Longest Run
6 miles
Skiable Terrain
1,509 acres
Snowmaking Area
500 acres
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