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Killington Resort Profile

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Killington Description:

Located in Killington, Vermont, Killington offers 200 trails, 32 lifts, a 430 foot long superpipe and several terrain parks. With 87 miles of trails stretching across seven mountain peaks, Killington Resort is one of the largest ski areas in the U.S. The resort rates 26% of its trails for beginners, 34% for intermediates, and 40% for advanced and expert skiers and riders.

Killington Location/Directions:

Killington Resort is located in the town of Killington, Vermont. It is approximately four hours from New Haven, CT; three hours from Boston, MA, and five hours from New York City. The nearest airport is 13 miles away in Rutland, Vermont. In addition, train service is available via The Amtrak Vermonter to Brattleboro, Vermont, and the new Ethan Allen Express to Rensselaer/Albany.

Driving Directions to Killington Resort

Killington Statistics:

  • Trails: 200
  • Lifts: 32 (2 gondola's, 6 high-speed quads, 6 fixed-grip quads, 6 triples, 4 doubles, 8 surface lifts)
  • Uphill Capacity: 52,000/hr
  • Acres: 1,215
  • Snowmaking Coverage: 70% (850.5 acres)
  • Summit Elevation: 4,241 ft. / 1,293 m (Killington Peak)
  • Base Elevation: 1,165 ft. / 355 m (Skyeship)
  • Vertical Drop: 3,050 ft. / 930 m
  • Longest Trail: 6.2 mi / 10.4 km (Juggernaut)
  • Terrain Parks: 6 (see Killington Parks & Pipes website)
  • Halfpipe(s): 1
  • Average Snowfall: 250 inches / 635 cm annually
  • Night Skiing: No

Killington Resort Trailmaps

Killington Reservations :

Lodging and lesson reservations as well as lift ticket and season pass purchases can be made online by visiting Killington's website or by calling 1-800-621-MTNS.

Alternative Activities:

Killington consistently ranks at or near the top in the U.S. for nightlife. A quick drive up or down the mountain's access road reveals bars, restaurants and shopping galore. Both the Pickle Barrel and The Wobbly Barn are legendary for their nightlife, with dancing and live entertainment from some of the biggest names in the music industry. Dining options abound, from New York Style Pizza courtesy of the Pizza Jerks to world class gourmet dining at Hemingway's Restaurant just down the road on US Route 4.

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