A mid-sized ski resort with great facilities and friendly faces, Pico Mountain is located in central Vermont just east of Rutland. The resort offers both winter and summer vacation options and is situated right next to Killington Mountain, offering fantastic views. Pico has a summit elevation of 3967 ft and an enjoyable 1967 ft vertical drop.
Pico Mountain caters for both skiers and snowboarders in style. It has 48 ski trails which sprawl down the mountain in an area covering 200 acres. In total the trails measure roughly seventeen miles and there are nine different ski lifts to choose from. The trails cater for beginner through to advanced skiers and boarders with 21% of the trails being designated for beginners, 48% for intermediate skiers and 31% for advanced skiers. For those that enjoy a change of pace, there is a great terrain park complete with half pipe. Pico Mountain also offers ski and snowboard instruction, children’s programs and childcare. There is a rental service available in case you find yourself short of some gear.
In summer you’ll also find plenty to do in the form of alpine slides, bungee trampoline, mini golf and a climbing wall. When you combine this with the water slides, mountain biking and Gondola rides available at nearby Killington, you’ll realize that the resort makes for an action-packed vacation destination. A summer pass to Pico Mountain will also usually include access to five other resorts including Killington.
Pico Mountain is open for winter activities between November and April. Whether you’re looking for winter action or summer fun, organise your season pass now to make sure that you don’t miss out!