4763 Killington Road, Killington , VT (Driving Directions to Killington)
Last Updated: 10/25/2016 10:14 PM

Killington Ski Report, Mountain Conditions and Resort Statistics

  • 59 Beginner
  • 70 Intermediate
  • 26 Advanced
The largest ski and snowboard resort in eastern North America, Killington Resort, including Pico Mountain, features 88 miles of diverse terrain includes 191 trails and provides skiers and riders of all ability levels a choice of wide-open groomed cruisers, narrow classic New England runs, moguls, steeps and 13 tree skiing areas. Killington's nationally recognized terrain parks at Bear Mountain offer ... freeskiers and riders multiple features for jibbing and jumping, including The Stash and a 430-foot long Superpipe with 18-foot walls.

Killington's elevation advantage delivers an average of 250 inches of natural snow every season and optimal temperatures to produce machine-made snow, especially during November and December, with more than 1,400 snow guns covering 600-plus of the resorts 1,000 acres of skiing and riding terrain.

Off-mountain activities including dog sledding, cross country skiing, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and ice skating are combined with outstanding lodging values and more than 100 restaurants and bars, plus shopping options throughout the region, making Killington the top resort in the Northeast for après and lively evening entertainment.
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Killington Amenities

  • Night Skiing Night Skiing
    Night skiing available.
  • Terrain Park Terrain Park
    Ski area offers at least one terrain park.
  • Half Pipe Half Pipe
    Ski area offers a half pipe.
  • Cat Skiing Cat Skiing
    Cat skiing is available at this resort; may entail an add'l cost
  • Grooming Grooming
    This resort grooms a portion of its slopes.
  • Snow Making Snow Making
    Ski area offers snow making for additional coverage.
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
    This resort is known for providing a family friendly atmosphere.
  • Expert Favorite Expert Favorite
    This resort is known for its challenging terrain.
  • Daycare Available Daycare Available
    Guests have access to daycare services; an additional charge may apply.
  • Slopeside Dining Slopeside Dining
    Resort offers at least one restaurant on the slopes; hours may vary.
  • Slopeside Lodging Slopeside Lodging
    This resort has slopeside lodging available; it may or may not be ski in/ski out.
  • Tubing Tubing
    This resort offers tubing activities; additional charges may apply
  • Wi-Fi Access Wi-Fi Access
    This resort is equipped with internet access; additional charges may apply
  • Skiers Only Skiers Only
    This resort does not allow snowboarding.
  • Ropes Course/Aerial Park Ropes Course/Aerial Park
    Resort offers ropes course/aerial park. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.
  • Alpine Slide / Coaster Alpine Slide / Coaster
    Resort has Alpine Slide, Alpine Coast or both. Additional charges may apply, may only be open in summer.
  • Concerts / Festivals Concerts / Festivals
    Frequent host of concerts or festivals.
  • Event Space/Conference Center Event Space/Conference Center
    Resort has event space & conference center available.
  • Former Olympic Site Former Olympic Site
    Resort is a former Olympic site.
  • Gambling Gambling
    Resort has legal gambling services.
  • Golf Course Golf Course
    Resort has a golf course. Additional charges may apply, may only be open in summer.
  • Gondola Rides Gondola Rides
    Resort offers gondola rides.
  • Hiking Hiking
    Resort offers hiking trails and services. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.
  • Ice Skating Ice Skating
    Resort offers ice skating activities.
  • Indoor Waterpark Indoor Waterpark
    Resort offers indoor waterpark.
  • Mountain Biking Mountain Biking
    Resort offers mountain biking. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.
  • Outdoor Waterpark Outdoor Waterpark
    Resort offers outdoor water park. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.
  • Segway Tours Segway Tours
    Resort offers segway tours. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.
  • Snowmobiling Snowmobiling
    Resort offers snowmobiling. Additional charges may apply.
  • Spa Spa
    Resort offers spa services. Additional charges may apply.
  • Zipline Zipline
    Resort offers zipline activities. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.

Killington Operations



Lifts Open/Total

2 of 29

Weekday Hours

Mon-Fri: 9a-4p

Trails Open/Total

2 of 212

Weekend Hours

Sat/Sun: 8a-4p

Acres Open/Total

12 of 1977

Killington Snow Report & Ski Conditions

Base Elevation

1,165 ft

24-hr Snowfall


Vertical Drop

3,050 ft

Avg Base Depth


Peak Elevation

4,215 ft

Killington Ski Pictures and Photos

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Killington Reviews & Tips (116)

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Ski school instructors as well as Ambassadors were everywhere and were very helpful to everyone. They recommended runs and also where on the run to ski if there was iffy cover, ice or great snow. New Hampshire and Vermont residents get 50% off when buying directly from Killington resort on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. (Not sure if this is all season long or just spring time). Also Ambassadors were handing out 50% off vouchers for everyone. I'm glad Liftopia is here, however I also paid $36 more than I needed to had I know about the NH/VT deal.
Killington review written Apr 01 2016 - 04:47 PM
Jannette Advanced Skier
Spring skiing around the end of April and into May is sweet at Killington. Bring your tailgating equipment (grill, chairs etc.), food and beverages and have some fun in the parking lot! We will make a boat load of turns then have a tailgate lunch then make afternoon turns and chill out for a bit tailgating some more before the drive home.
Killington review written Aug 03 2015 - 11:14 AM
Dave Advanced Skier
Killington while awesome to ski mid winter, we have used it to bookend our seasons. During the early and late skiing parts of the season we wait until the day before we intend to ski to purchase here. The advantage - you can check out their daily report to see what you are getting. Disadvantage - there may not be many lift ticket opportunities at that time. Also, check their newsletter offering or special offers for early and late season deal. For example after April 6th show a seasons pass from another mountain and get 50% off weekdays. However, the lift ticket deal here is generally pretty close to the same price.
Killington review written May 12 2015 - 10:14 AM
Dave Advanced Skier
It is still awesome skiing in Killington although available terrain is being reduced quickly and pretty soon it may be just down to Superstar trail. Check before you go to avoid disappointment.
Killington review written Apr 22 2015 - 01:52 PM
Adiolus Advanced Skier
Make sure to check out all the new gladed terrain! It's terrific fun!
Killington review written Apr 18 2015 - 03:07 PM
PAPI Advanced Skier
Tuesday and Wednesday are 50% off for VT & NH residents with ID. Lots of good skiing but sometimes trail connections are closed so read the reports and be flexible.
Killington review written Mar 19 2015 - 04:44 PM
Northern VTer Advanced Skier
if you've never been to Killington, examine the trail map before you go and plan your trips. It's easy to get lost there.
Killington review written Mar 10 2015 - 04:56 PM
Jamie Intermediate Skier
Don't get too f**cked up at the Wobbly Barn and ski only 4 hours over the course of 2 days. Also there is no concierge where they pick up your rental skis
Killington review written Mar 09 2015 - 03:50 PM
Sweet Lou Advanced Snowboarder
During windy periods the north side of the mountain (Ramshead, Snowshed) can get very blown out and thin as far as snow goes. Nice large beginners learning area for when I taught my wife to snowboard this past weekend, but it's open to the rest of the mountain which causes some people to bomb through the slow zone. The Long Trail Pub is a not-to-be-missed apres-ski.
Killington review written Feb 22 2015 - 03:07 PM
Mark Advanced Snowboarder
No lines and fast ascent from the Skyeship Gondola area. Nice amenities. Very friendly staff.
Killington review written Feb 17 2015 - 10:46 AM
Rocky Advanced Skier
Brought my family (all adults) have 1st timers skiing here. Signage could be better both on mountain and general area. Seek out trail map ahead of time to determine what base u want to begin with. Staff very helpful & friendly, facilities are excellent
Killington review written Jan 31 2015 - 03:52 PM
Murray Intermediate Skier
Been skiing here for 39 years and one knee replacement in 02 from too many bumps. Skied the whole mountain last weekend - typical Killington icy base with dusty covering. Was over 40 degrees so wasn't so bad cause you could edge. Would not want to ski this week though. They need more snow. Noticed the absence of snow making hoses on almost all of the slopes? No lines anywhere all weekend. West Glade, Downdraft, Escapade, lower Needles Eye, Wildfire, and upper Ovation fair-good. For K-1, park in Vale lot(s), walk 10 steps and just take the bus to the lodge. Usual crowd there, many careless, some excellent, lots o' kids and dads, so keep your eyes open upslope and try not stopping in people's bump lines. It's not Zermatt, but it's what we got!
Killington review written Dec 31 2014 - 12:09 PM
Chris Advanced Skier
Snow machines were running full blast, pretty much aimed at your face the whole time. As you got to the middle of the mountain, everything else was packed down ice, or dry patches. Some areas you literally had to dodge grass/mud. They obviously were not ready for business but sold tickets anyway. Should have got a refund, not worth a penny. Definitely won't be back.
Killington review written Dec 28 2014 - 02:48 PM
Dick Intermediate Skier
Have more than one person working the outside ticket window on a Sunday. Waiting in line for 20 minutes to pick up a lift ticket is a bit frustrating when the cost of one lift ticket pays that employee for the day. Other than that, the skiing was great!
Killington review written Dec 17 2014 - 07:46 AM
TJ Advanced Skier
My review of this past weekend - awesome. I found the conditions on Swirl, Easy Street, Header, Needles Eye, Gateway, and Great Eastern to be outstanding. We came in several days after the recent 22' of fresh powder and the trails were well maintained and ready to go. The Mountain Ambassadors were helpful as usual, the lines flowed nicely - overall a great weekend!!!
Killington review written Dec 15 2014 - 03:14 PM
JVC Intermediate Snowboarder
Closed out my season there last year in April. I've skied there a bunch of times over the years, but not to much since I was assaulted on trail back in 2007 and their staff did nothing about it. Pretty bad vibe place, actually. Artificial snow doesn't really set up well in the spring plus they groom the bumps out. High speed lifts insure that trails are crowded. The place doesn't seem to attract to many skiers of my level and they also rate trails that are intermediate as expert, which is somewhat misleading. If you are an expert: Sugarbush and Stowe are better options.
Killington review written Nov 20 2014 - 09:59 AM
DC Advanced Skier
I called Killington on Monday (for a ski trip on Wed) and was told that 40 trails were open. On wed. they decided to close all but 6 trails and i had prepaid with liftopia a $50 ticket. Killington was selling lift tickets for $35 that day. Not a good deal.
Killington review written Apr 26 2014 - 09:02 PM
Brian MacDonald Advanced Skier
Very nice mountain overall, I learned that you can get a double discount if you have a ski pass from another resort not sure if it would be cheaper than the liftopia price. Trails were nice, long and wide for my beginner 5 year old. And steep enough for my intermediate 10 year old. Perfect spring conditions, friendly staff, really nice large spread out lodges so that everyone is not on top of each other. Easter Egg hunt was great, MANY eggs were found from all the kids, not just a few and some were left out. Only negative is that at the end of the easiest way down at the bottom, snow was so slow I had to pull my 5 yr old up to the gondola. I learned to cut across at the end of the day, but by then my legs were jello. Great family mountain, will return again.
Killington review written Apr 25 2014 - 11:06 AM
Heidi Advanced Skier
Didn't know what to expect. This was spring recon for next season. Definitely impressed with the resort. Thanks to Liftopia for cutting costs.
Killington review written Apr 14 2014 - 03:47 PM
Shane Advanced Snowboarder
My friend gave us the key to their Killington condo. Super gratitude for this amazing op. We were located 2 miles from Ramshead Lodge. It was my first spring snowboard session. This was my first BIG mountain as a snowboarder. I had previously boarded 8 mountains this year, all relatively small. Killington has many pluses; 5 stars for tissues the lifts, in the loos..seriously, a great convenience PLUS water coolers all over. Complicated mountain, took us time to figure out how to connect to the mountains. It was not a super user friendly mountain for connecting, in my experience. There was definitely some walking to get from lift to lift. Spring snowboarding was crazy good, crazy challenging. I was on mostly blues. Mashed potato like moguls all over..very challenging for me but fun. Neff Land was a fun park and my boyfriend loved The Stash. I had an easy time in the park cruising, watching him and the other park riders play but getting out was hard as the blues were pure moguls (soft stuff but a challenge for me). Oh, the lifts are old mostly and despite spring conditions, Ramshead and Snowshead lifts were damn cold and windy. The K1 Gondola was nice. Ours reeked liked doobie..haaaaaa..and, it wasn't us !! We loved parking at Ramshead, starting there and working our way to Bear Mt. and back. We head back next weekend for the 65+ temps and our final sesh until next season.
Killington review written Apr 07 2014 - 03:15 PM
Ann Phelan Beginner Snowboarder
Ski'd Killington on Sunday March 23rd .... Got there for lifts open at 8am and didn't stop until lifts closed at 4pm .... TIP; if you are coming to the mountain from the EAST you can park at Skyeship Gondola ... its not only parking right next to the Gondola (literally ski in/ski out of the car) but its a full service lodge and ticketing as well (warning ... no food/beverage service until close of this season during mid-week) ... likely saves 15 to 20 mins driving as well to the main lodges/ticketing.... Conditions were AWSOME .. ski'd the whole resort from one side (Bear Mtn) to the other (Ramshead) ..... can't wait to go back ....
Killington review written Mar 26 2014 - 02:32 PM
Andy Advanced Skier
Squeeze Play glades off Ramshead is really nice. Even when it gets tracked out, it isnt steep so you can easily ski your own lines. And they are so large there was still lots of untouched snow off to skiier's right. Most people seem to like staying left, so bear right for virgin snow, especially at the lower half.
Killington review written Mar 09 2014 - 05:29 PM
Bill B. Advanced Skier
We came to killington over MA break skied for two days. Huge mountain Beast of the East, six mountains five lodges over a hundred trails. Great eastern by far best skiing at killington if you like skiing shortcuts through the woods youll be right at home. Killington longest trail juggernaut didnt try it this time. Other great area I just love (dont know why) is snowshed/northbrook area, High Road is a really nice trail. Short but sweet, dunno why i liked it so much. Two great runs are Bear Trax to Launch Pad to Bittersweet down to High Road to the Northbrook Area. Another is Stash Way to the Stash to Bear Claw to Superpipe. Snowdon and Ramshead mountains are completely safe areas to let the kids run wild, as well as Snowshed. A fun adventure possibility from Ramshead to K-1 to snowshed could prove mighty fun, missing just two lodges along the way. Here is what you do. If you park at Ramshead, start with Timberline back down. Then go back up and take Caper to Great Northern. Push yourself over to Learn to Ski and Ride Area, right behind the Superstar express. Take it down to snowshed. Then take either snowshed double I or snowshed double II or snowshed express quad up to High Road (or if you don't want to, ski partly down Boardercross course to Northbrook Crossover) and you will end up at Northbrook. Then take skyeship gondola stage II to skyelark to low road and then take a trail down to snowshed. It will be quite the experience! Overall killington will create the experience of a lifetime. You could ski here for just a day or for a week, whatever you choose! But killington is not a mountain you'd want to miss.
Killington review written Mar 08 2014 - 11:49 AM
Carter Intermediate Skier
Killington was awesome!!! The snow was fantastic. The lifts on the weekday were short but on the weekend I would recommend that you stay away from the main gondola and the main lifts. Our group took the k1 gondola up and then stay to the smaller faster chair lifts to maximize riding time.
Killington review written Mar 03 2014 - 02:17 PM
Tim Johnson Advanced Snowboarder
Very time I go to killington, I find something new that I love. lately I have been at Bear so much I will just park over there next time to avoid the crowds at K1. The stash is the coolest park hands down! Everyone will find something they will love. If you want steeps, they have them. You want moguls, yup. The parks are varied and built well. By the afternoon my skis needed some love. Jordan Foster did a great job at Bear to get me out again on the slopes. Thanks for a job well done!
Killington review written Mar 03 2014 - 07:16 AM
J.hedstrom Intermediate Skier
killington was fun but for more the freestyle skiers/snowboarders i recomend Okemo mt. Killington runs were longer but that didnt add up to the lines for the lifts.
Killington review written Feb 27 2014 - 03:00 PM
chris Simon Advanced Skier
Went for the weekend and had an amazing time. Only downfall was not all the lifts were running all day on Saturday due to a heavy rain on Friday and the lifts had to be de-iced. One tip I would share is if you head towards Bear Mountain make sure the Skye Peak Express Quad is running or else you are stuck there. All in all I had a great time and would recommend a weekend trip for anyone.
Killington review written Feb 27 2014 - 10:15 AM
Bill Intermediate Skier
the mnt was nice. all trails and lifts were up and running. the trails weren't really marked well so we kept missing turns. flat spots on blues, ugh. the only bad thing really was ski school. the people were unorganized and didn't know how to handle kids with allergies and they weren't very accommodating.
Killington review written Feb 25 2014 - 11:15 AM
pam Intermediate Snowboarder
I had a horrific fall on the lower part of Ovation, falling maybe 200 feet and flipping over so I ended up sliding on my face. I lost both poles, one ski and my glasses. I was bloody and a little beat up. Good thing I wore a helmet. he Ski Patrol came by, not only got my poles and missing ski, but even found my glasses (a little damaged). I skied down and went to the Ski Patrol room where they gave me a bandage and much loving care. The Ski Patroller - Jerry -was terrific. I certainly felt supported and respected in a difficult situation.
Killington review written Jan 31 2014 - 02:46 PM
DK Advanced Skier
blue skier. Skyeship Gondola drops off on challenging blue trails. make your way over to Bear Mtn and ski the Stash, though not on weekends. also Great Eastern from top, long easy (green) run to end day. Great facility.
Killington review written Jan 30 2014 - 01:50 PM
jordan Intermediate Skier
Be careful on the Day and weather, if the it is raining you will not be refunded, i was there for a two day trip and it rained terribly making it un ride able. i ask if there would be like a voucher that i can get since they closed most of the lifts due to the wind and i was told absolutely not
Killington review written Jan 17 2014 - 01:07 AM
Jay C Advanced Snowboarder
The quality of staff is excellent here. Everyone from ticket sales to rental to snow patrol were ridiculously friendly and helpful, willing to go out of their way to make sure my group of beginners had a really good time. We had a small incident on the Great Northern (green) Trail. It's the only beginner trail from the top of Killington Peak served by the Gondola. I really feel this trail should be labeled intermediate (blue). The beginning parts are steep for a green and there are some double diamonds that shoot off of it in the narrower sections, making it look more intimidating. Combined with ice and the loud noise from the snow makers and it can be overwhelming for novices. One of the members of my group, a beginner who was fine on some of the other green trails got completely intimidated by the slope and froze out of fear. The happy end to this story is that the Killington staff quickly came to the rescue and spent a significant amount of time supporting her emotionally and technically down part of the slope. When she panicked again, they got a transport to get her down the hill and did so in such a warm and friendly way that no one felt "stupid" or "at blame." I just can't express my gratitude enough. These people really care and I would absolutely recommend the resort to anyone looking for a vacation.
Killington review written Dec 10 2013 - 04:37 PM
JK Advanced Snowboarder
Killington has made a huge comeback this year. The new management showed great commitment to the skiers and boarders this year after some pretty disappointing seasons. If you're looking for challenge Killington is your mountain in the east. So much variety. This past weekend was great snow friday. Huge rain made saturday 'interesting' like skiing whitecaps on lower elevations but staying up high the snow was pretty sweet.
Killington review written Apr 21 2013 - 07:48 PM
Tim D. Advanced Skier
The mountain still has great snow, I hope I'll be able to go back soon ... the bars are trying to move their stock, so all beers they have 'on ice' are $3.00 !!!! and it's the good stuff!!
Killington review written Apr 17 2013 - 06:13 PM
TAB Advanced Skier
Great skiing this week. Loved getting free express card for the rest of the season with my liftopia ticket!
Killington review written Mar 31 2013 - 08:46 PM
md Advanced Skier
The mountain was great conditions were great for snowboarding but some advice don't ever get your snowboard waxed of sharpened there the took the edge right off my board had to get done again
Killington review written Mar 18 2013 - 04:58 PM
gary Intermediate Snowboarder
Best snow conditions in a long time at Killlngton. Everything was open and great cover. A little crowded on weekends. The Canyon rules... Liftside Inn a great deal and not bad.
Killington review written Mar 03 2013 - 03:04 PM
Rick Advanced Skier
Double Black. What double black. What a joke! SUPER Icy conditions currently. 20/02/2013. Worth passing this place completely and going to Stowe. Staff are amazing, but mountain is not.
Killington review written Feb 21 2013 - 02:41 PM
Rocky! Advanced Snowboarder
Was there over President's Day weekend. It was freezing cold and unbearably windy by the end of the day and the slopes were one long sheet of ice. Obviously neither of those things is Killington's fault, but the day really wasn't that enjoyable. The crowds for President's Day weekend weren't too terrible, but that may have been due to the freezing temperatures. Line to the K1 gondola was pretty long but it moved fast. Main parking lots filled up fast, so be sure to get there early if you want a good spot near one of the lodges.
Killington review written Feb 19 2013 - 02:13 PM
Nate Intermediate Snowboarder
word to the wise: take a backup screen grab of your liftopia bar code! i ordered my liftopia tix on my ipad the night before skiing at killy. i didn't have access to a printer, so just figured i'd show my liftopia email with barcode at the ticket window. as i was passing my iphone under the window to the ticket clerk, i accidentally pressed the a button and the email got sucked into the trash and i could not retrieve it. the clerk tried to search for my ticket on liftopia, but said he couldn't find it. as panic set in, i remembered i had taken a screen grab of the liftopia bar code as a backup. crisis averted!
Killington review written Feb 13 2013 - 03:38 PM
kate sonnick Advanced Skier
The moment I showed my Liftopia ticket I was offered a free Express Pass, which gives 25% discounts for the entire season! (50% on weekdays). Way to go Killington!! The slopes were pretty decent too given the extremely icy conditions this week.
Killington review written Feb 05 2013 - 06:48 PM
jleeva Intermediate Snowboarder
Snow was amazing conditions where primo! had an awsome trip. i got 2 day lift tickets thru liftopia and killington was running a special that day i guess and i got a EXPRESS BEAST card FoR FREE!!!! now i get to ski 1/2 off midweek AWSOME!!!!!! p.s. if your traviling!! i went to priceline and looked in rutland vt, click the express deal and do the cheapest MYSTERY hotel( its red roof inn) it wont say till you book it because its a "MYSTERY" got a room for midweek $35 rather than $65 WOooOP!
Killington review written Jan 31 2013 - 02:16 PM
Joe Saver Advanced Skier
I'm an Intermediate to advanced skier and I have been to Killington in the past. My suggestion for any level of skier is to take the skiing tour of Killington if you are not a regular visitor there. The skiing tour is free, it leaves from the Snowshed Lodge most days at 10 and 11 am. and it's great for learning how to navigate Killingtons 6 mountain complex. Killington is a very large complex and the tour will definitely help you if you're trying to find your way back to your lodge or simply trying to avoid the typically crowded areas. Our tour guide or Mountain Ambassador was named Luis and he was excellent. Very helpful, considerate of everyones abilities and very informative. Killingtons Mountain Ambassadors were all very helpful and very willing to lend a hand even before you knew you needed assistance. Killington is the best Ski resort and town on the east coast in my opinion. The conditions were good considering the 60 degree temps and fog the week before, from which they were working hard to recover. I look forward to returning to Killington. Hopefully in the near future.
Killington review written Jan 21 2013 - 08:34 AM
Don Intermediate Skier
New trail names were a bit confusing. Need a few more signs at intersections for quick reference when heading to a particular lodge. January skiing was great! Killington takes good care of the trials, though of course trails are better in the AM. Enjoy.
Killington review written Jan 06 2013 - 11:11 AM
Flo Advanced Skier
Ski Killington on Dec 30 and Stowe the day earlier. Compare those two Killington has quicker lift system, diversify terrein, better snow coverage, but I like them both. Little icy patches. Weather was brutal - wind, snow dust blocking vision completely.
Killington review written Jan 03 2013 - 02:29 PM
Tadeusz Advanced Skier
Killington is kind of a chopped up mountain... I like to park at Bear Mountain in the morning. Usually less crowded and have better parking. Hit Bear in the morning as it gets better sun.. then work your way across the mountain and back...
Killington review written Jan 03 2013 - 02:13 PM
Brax Intermediate Skier
If you are doing outer limites be carful of the little bumps because it will throw off your balance
Killington review written Jan 02 2013 - 05:15 PM
Alex Advanced Skier
Trekked up to Killington for one last day on the snow after that freak April 19" of fresh snow this past week...not disappointed! Sure, conditions were spring (lots of chop & bumps forming on all the major thoroughfares by the end of the day), but riding on the ungroomed Killington Peak made the whole day a fun adventure! Some areas were hardly even touched, especially if you were willing to do a little hiking, you could find some powder-gone-mushy. All around, had a great time and no regrets! Liftopia made it all the better since I saved a few bucks!
Killington review written Apr 15 2012 - 02:19 PM
MLR Advanced Snowboarder
skied killington on good friday 4/6/12 and conditions were great! very limited terrain,but because of the way this winter has treated new england, i wasn't planning on skiing anywhere this weekend. so HAT'S OFF to the guy's that busted there you know what all season long (snowmakers/groomers) to keep the mountain from fading!!! also, the ease of liftopia transactions was so simple. from a happy front desk person checking in to the same type of person scanning tickets in the lift line, not a problem! looking forward to skiing killington and using liftopia services next season, thanks!!
Killington review written Apr 08 2012 - 08:30 PM
kevin Advanced Skier
Awesome bumps on lower Skylark! The new snow Monday was nicely groomed into the layer of spring corn snow, for some great turns on Superstar! New hours: 10-5
Killington review written Apr 04 2012 - 10:44 PM
Lee Advanced Skier
Killington becomes a skiers mountain in spring conditions. With limited terrain options, very few steep trails (the double diamonds are easy diamonds elswhere) you find yourself traveling from area to area and the traverses and flats in sticky spring snow are exhausting. I lasted about four hours the first of four days on the board. I skiied the next three nearly open to close. And with all the bumps that form, skiing is the way to go!
Killington review written Mar 22 2012 - 06:01 PM
Duckboy Advanced Snowboarder
Being from Florida and skiing 3 days a year, I like to get my ski on! My stepson, some friends and I skied Killington Thurs 3/15 and Friday 3/16. We had a ball considering weather was in the 50s, foggy and a bit of rain on Friday. Skylark, Superstar, Rhyme, Reason were probably the best trails to ski. Can't wait to go back next year albeit earlier. Just missed the good stuff by 2 weeks.
Killington review written Mar 21 2012 - 04:31 PM
Jonathan from Florida Advanced Skier
First used liftopia for a 3 day pass in Killington with no issue and it was the least expensive option. Skied March 9th through the 11th. First east coast ski and yes there some hard surfaces and ice. Superstar is fun but gets run out by the afternoon. The Superstar express quad is fast so its like having a fast pass at Disney. So you get off the quad and you can rip down superstar then next run start down superstar make a right to launching pad to skye hawk or skye lark (blue) then to skye lark (black) then the next run go all blue and do skye lark to to high road to bitter sweet. They all end-up back down at the superstar quad to do it all over again. North star is a good bumps run too. Rime/reason to eastfall and backup the Canyon quad is fun too. Lookout bar pour apres. Oh the best boot fitters on the planet are at Northern Ski works. Even if you have your own boots I recommend you have them check things out. ...and Steve Miller is a top ski instructor. I just wish the town was more of a walking town (i.e. Park city).
Killington review written Mar 12 2012 - 08:12 AM
Dan Advanced Skier
Killington is so big that it can be overwhelming to navigate, but that makes it more of an exploration. If you are a decent skier, you will find lots of nice surprises if you let the mountain take you where it will and follow any path that looks like it might be interesting. If you are a novice to intermediate, don't be afraid to take the blue trails. They often have better snow and far fewer people than the greens, which makes them easier to ski, even for experts, and it is nice to have some room to make mistakes without worrying as much about collisions or the edge of that green catwalk trail.
Killington review written Mar 11 2012 - 05:48 PM
Jeff Advanced Skier
My husband and I arrived on March 3 following a three day dumping of fresh snow. Conditions were amazing and by far the best we've skiied/boarded all year. The lift lines were not too busy at all. The staff was friendly and happy to help...The trails were top notch. Sunday we woke up to LOTS of ice and my husband was ready to pick up and leave but by noon is was snowing again and we ended the weekend with perfect conditions. We can't wait to get back to Killington. We got in about 12-14 runs/day - couldn't have asked for a better weekend. Only complaint: We found the food expensive (2 cups of chili and two sodas $30??)
Killington review written Mar 07 2012 - 08:49 AM
plynjain Intermediate Skier
big operation mountain. certainly something for everybody. lunch at snowshed and pares at K1Lodge. perfect for an intermediate skier. glade trails and double blacks too for more advanced.
Killington review written Mar 05 2012 - 07:34 PM
Andrew Intermediate Skier
Excellent Après parties on Saturday. Start at the Lookout bar at the top of the Killington Road until 5:30 and then move over to the Pickle Barrel from 5:30 until 8:00. $5.00 cover at the Pickle bar well worth it. As well, skiing was great 10” of fresh powder.
Killington review written Mar 04 2012 - 06:32 PM
Paul Advanced Skier
By far the best conditions around! Just be there early to get your runs in before the ice stirkes! I was there this last weekend, just watch out for saturday crowds!! (40 min wait for the gondola!!!!) OOOO yea it was cold on the lifts!
Killington review written Feb 28 2012 - 10:31 PM
Strong Island Intermediate Snowboarder
Mountain is great, but during my stay 2/22 & 2/23 the lower trails were slushy. K1 trails seemed to be in the best shape. Watch the ungroomed trails there can be some pretty dangerous snow piles particularly on the steeper hills
Killington review written Feb 25 2012 - 08:32 PM
Catskill skier Intermediate Skier
At Killington, you can avoid the crowds by starting at the Skyeship base. It's a quick ride up to the top, from which you can get to the K1 gondola and Killington Peak and Snowdon areas, but then come back and ski the Sky Peak and Bear Mountain trails. You can then end your day with a long, easy but fun cruise down Great Eastern -- perfect for when you're tired from a day on the mountain. Turn of River lodge is a good option on Route 4 -- not fancy, but it's clean, cozy and a real ski lodge, not a hotel or b&b, and it's just a couple minutes from the Skyeship. You can always drive back up the mountain road for more active apres if that's what you're after. A Liftopia tip: While it's possible to use the confirmation email on your smartphone, it's better to print it. I had trouble calling up the bar code. The lift ticket clerk was patient and I did eventually call up the bar code, but it slowed me down.
Killington review written Feb 23 2012 - 06:11 PM
David Advanced Skier
We skiied 2/18, 2/19 and 2/21 and while there was definitely a lack of snow, i was amazed at how well they had groomed and maintained the little base they had. It was icy by the end of the day, but cleaned up and ready again the next morning, the mountain crew is second to none.
Killington review written Feb 22 2012 - 08:55 AM
Holly Advanced Skier
We skied Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday starting 2/6/12. Due to the lack of snow this year we found many of the trails closed due the ice and the trails being unable to be groomed. The staff was great and there still hoping for more snow to finish out the year and if so I;ll be back in March. If your still have a trip planned this year I would suggest maybe starting on Tuesday so the mountain can recoop from the weekend. I do recommend Liftopia, the best price for a lift ticket and the ease of picking up your tickets. Keep up the good work Liftopia and thanks.
Killington review written Feb 17 2012 - 09:47 AM
Ray Advanced Skier
Great mountain! If you're renting skis, they are at the Snowshed, which you need to drive to.
Killington review written Feb 15 2012 - 08:23 PM
Andrew Intermediate Skier
The cons are: Not alot of snow at Killington right now. Most if not all of the Double black diamonds are closed. There's also quite a bit of ice on the slopes, mostly on the steeper stuff. If you like the steep stuff, you might want to hold off until the beginning of March. The plus sides are... by the end of the day, because they make snow all day, you can find some manmade semi-deep snow on the black diamonds. Most if not all of the blue and green trails are open. There are a few single black diamonds open as well. I went on a Sunday and the lift lines were minimal. Maybe 10 minutes max for the gondola. All the other lifts required almost no waiting.
Killington review written Feb 14 2012 - 03:41 PM
Anthony from MA Advanced Snowboarder
2/12/2012 - 2/13/2012 Unfortunately there is still not a great deal of snow in Vermont. Killington did have the snow guns booming on some runs, Superstar in particular, but it was tough to ski in the man-made blizzard! Having said that, there were virtually no lift lines and you could find decent groomed conditions on some runs, in particular Skye Lark and Conclusion. Bear Mountain area was crowded and skiied off, except on the very edges. Needles Eye was closed, as were several other popular runs. Glades area was wind blown and skiied off. All the double diamonds on the front of the mountain were basically frozen granular (bad news).
Killington review written Feb 14 2012 - 02:37 PM
Elliot Shulman Advanced Skier
We went to Killington 2/10/12-2/12/12 Friday was great! Had the Mt to ourselves. Sat was crowded and they didn't groom the Mt from the day before,other than Rams Head. Sat afternoon turned into a freestyle mogle challenge! Not so great for the nubies (watch out 4them) Thanks Liftopida killer 2 Day deal!
Killington review written Feb 14 2012 - 05:04 AM
Mark Advanced Skier
Killington was a HUGE resort. There were lots of people, but due to the sheer size of the mountain, the lift lines were rather fast (I don't think I've waited longer than 5 minutes for any lift). The skiing was great - the trails were a bit harder than I was used to. Even the blue squares have moguls while the green circles have some pretty steep places. Overall, it's a great place and I would recommend it.
Killington review written Feb 13 2012 - 04:22 PM
iceui2 Beginner Skier
Great job integrating man made snow this year given the mild winter...hats off to the crews making it all possible. Courteous mountain ambassadors and staff overall. Far and away the best East Coast skiing in the US. Highly recommended to anyone as there is something for everybody there.
Killington review written Feb 13 2012 - 06:52 AM
Markus Advanced Skier
Killington was great given the lack of snow fall. Well groomed. Only tip is I also tried to use liftopia at Sugar Bush but was told senior rate was a better deal, but wasn't advised senior rate at Sugar Bush, unlike all other resorts I've skied, starts at age 70,,,,not 65. It cost me!!! A good reason to avoid Sugar Bush, besides the very slow lifts.
Killington review written Feb 11 2012 - 02:23 PM
Jim Intermediate Skier
Bought my tickets on Liftopia. Arrived at 4 PM the afternoon before my ski date. I was able to get lift tickets that day and didn't have to wait in line the day I skied! Conditions on open trails were excellent earlier this week. Loved my time there.
Killington review written Feb 09 2012 - 06:33 PM
Laura Intermediate Skier
Killington was a great time. Although there were many slopes closed down to lack of natrual snow the staff maintanined the ones that were still open well.
Killington review written Feb 06 2012 - 06:35 AM
Alf Intermediate Snowboarder
Lovely week at the Beast despite the lack of snow.... watch out for the ice...find the snow on the sides...... I have to say there is never really a bad day on a good Mountain like Killington:) All the staff are friendly, helpful and midweek is definitely the way to go.
Killington review written Feb 04 2012 - 02:16 PM
Irene Advanced Skier
The fresh snow over the last couple of days has definitely helped the ice problem although it was still a little hard in some spots. For the lack of open trails the riding was still great and they are definatly aggressively opening trails.
Killington review written Jan 14 2012 - 08:30 AM
Joe Advanced Snowboarder
They may have gotten more snow recently but when I went up the first week of 2012, it was very icy. I consider myself a decent skier and can do double blacks no problem. But, I hit a nice ice patch, bailed, and broke my collarbone. Be careful!!! Mountain is definitely the best of the east!
Killington review written Jan 08 2012 - 07:54 AM
Nick Advanced Skier
Just got back and it was pretty icy, actually very, not a lot was open, but didn't expect too much for the lack of snow we've had on the east! All in all still had a great day, so did the guys I went with, the gondola's great however macaroni and cheese and a hotdog for $9.95 in the K-1 lodge ... I think not!
Killington review written Jan 06 2012 - 07:54 AM
Jerrica Intermediate Snowboarder
Insane, took k1 gondola up and this was my first time being so high. It was cool cause I got a chance to kick it with God. If you're a beginner get some practice in before coming down great northern cause the locals will make you feel it. Can't wait to rip it like those guys!
Killington review written Jan 05 2012 - 10:13 PM
East Coastin! Beginner Snowboarder
this place seems like a death trap. should i take out life insurance b4 i head up there, and i wont think twice take my board off and swing it at someones head
Killington review written Dec 30 2011 - 04:49 AM
mike Intermediate Snowboarder
from out West:Tahoe: Double Blacks of Squaw Valley USA,Mt. Rose Chutes. Realize we won't find a Taos on the East Coast. I'm guessing, but may be wrong, an East Coast Double Black is = to a West blue run or single Black? Sending my son to college in Hanover, NH, and looking for the most expert runs nearby. Is Killington it? What's up with Stowe and Sugarbush? write me:
Killington review written Dec 12 2011 - 09:43 AM
Cornelia Advanced Skier
killington is truly the beast of the east!
Killington review written Nov 21 2011 - 06:35 PM
Cassie Advanced Skier
rack it!!
Killington review written Nov 21 2011 - 05:43 PM
the disemboweler Beginner Skier
Killington is the best mountain on the east coast!! Killington has everything from sick terrain parks to fun trail riding and plenty of glades to get lost in. Great friendly staff and good food! The chili breadbowls are my favorite. I have a blast everytime i take a trip up there with pauly d and the rest of the gang! jersey shore for life, steve jay and hotsteppah are gapers and should try riding mad river glen with the rest of the french ski snobs! and YES i will ollie over your kids if they cross my path so eat my snow gaper!! K1 for life -King of the triboro iyeeeee
Killington review written Nov 06 2011 - 06:35 PM
KingOfNY Advanced Snowboarder
Great deal, great mountain! Skied on Sunday, 3-20; conditions were fine in AM, got a little sloppy toward mid-afternoon. Check the grooming map though - due to some closed trails, you can find yourself stuck skiing runs that you didn't plan on.
Killington review written Mar 22 2011 - 03:22 PM
Scott Intermediate Skier
Fabulous as usual! All the staff are so incredibly helpful!
Killington review written Mar 21 2011 - 05:53 PM
Priscilla Intermediate Snowboarder
Get ready for some super varying conditions, spring skiing is in full swing! As long as you can take into account where the sun is hitting, there are plenty of trails to make up for the variability... still a great mountain tho=) And dont blame Jersey for all the collision, blame the disrespectful idiots that think they're entitled!!
Killington review written Mar 21 2011 - 03:23 PM
Karen Advanced Skier
Even on a "slow day" it's an animal house. Also, watch out for the gapers from CT, NJ, RI, etc. They won't hesitate to run into you. Saw 4 collisions in one day...
Killington review written Mar 21 2011 - 02:32 PM
Jimmy Advanced Skier
Best mountain in the U.S. Had a great time!
Killington review written Mar 19 2011 - 05:41 AM
Pat Porteus Advanced Snowboarder
we had a great time and a graet savings
Killington review written Mar 18 2011 - 09:00 AM
christie Intermediate Skier
The snow was in good shape; however the busyness of the area detracted from the good snow. This busyness is compounded by the enormous amount of cross-over trails and intersections--it is an absolute zoo with all sorts of skiers and boarders going this way and that way. Making it even more dangerous is when you have a few who don't possess ski-etiquite it makes it quite unsafe.
Killington review written Mar 17 2011 - 02:45 PM
Greg ( telemarker ) Advanced Skier
We skied Sun and Mon and it was awesome! They had some fresh powder and then groomed it all out and any granular softened up with the temps on Monday. I'm a skier and my husband is a boarder (who loved fresh powder in the trees) we both had a great time. There is plenty of snow base there and they should be able to maintain a lot of the trails there for a couple of more weeks. Hopefully there will be another snow storm.
Killington review written Mar 15 2011 - 05:01 PM
Donna Advanced Skier
sunday 3/13 was 5" of fresh powder. it was supposed to be rain! incredible. may have been the best skiing i have ever had in VT in my whole life. i was with a mixed level of skiiers ( beginner - advanced) and I stayed mostly on ramshead and snowshed where the conditions were really the best. they had the softest base ( K-1 was icy under the fresh powder and got more moguls and the snow in the trees was kind of crusty... ) the trees were best off the ramshead lift and then off easy street there was a good clump of trees too, but they got a bit skiied out. Overall a great weekend.
Killington review written Mar 14 2011 - 03:05 PM
snowboarder girl Advanced Snowboarder
We had epic conditions, very Alta-like in the trees only a couple of days after a big storm, but we picked the day based on the forecast for the week, and got the tickets before they expired two days prior. Otherwise we would have been shut out or risked trying to ski in the rain.
Killington review written Mar 11 2011 - 07:27 PM
Rick Advanced Skier
Got a 3-day Liftopia end of Feb into Mar. Weather was spotty (c'est la vie) but snow was good on OPEN TRAILS. Especially on 03/01 it seemed like an excessive number of trails/lifts were closed. Aside from that can't complain although perhaps they might have sold my email address... No accusations just observsations... Entered email to use WiFi and coincidentally started receiving new batch of spam.
Killington review written Mar 11 2011 - 10:23 AM
CAZ Advanced Skier
Terrific snow, great runs. Loved Killington and Liftopia worked great. Got a studio apt at Mountain Green for about the price of a hotel room. We're happy!
Killington review written Mar 10 2011 - 03:32 PM
Jersey girl Intermediate Skier
I was extremly excited to ski Killington for the first time, but Liftopia doesn't guarnett thier tickets. I purchased a ticket for Sunday March 6th, but it was a downpour or rain. I was unable to go skiing, so I lost out on the ticket and or my $70 that I paid. Love using liftopia, but don't like the non-refundableness of the purchase
Killington review written Mar 08 2011 - 02:10 PM
Non Refundable No Good Advanced Skier
Go to Snowshed.....Other than than Easy Peasy....and a great deal!
Killington review written Mar 02 2011 - 04:17 AM
Pat Intermediate Snowboarder
Liftopia is awesome and a real site. Be sure to go to SNOWSHEAD LODGE when you initially get to the mountain to pick up your tickets.
Killington review written Feb 21 2011 - 09:39 AM
That Guy Advanced Skier
Great prices thanks Liftopia and as a veteran Killington skier had the best week ever thanks to mother nature...plenty of snow and sunshine:)
Killington review written Feb 20 2011 - 07:23 PM
Irene Advanced Skier
Hate Killington, the ultimate example of McSkiing. The whole place is filled with a$$hole new yorkers. As one dude on the Sunday River chairlift once said "two words you'll never hear at Killington or Mount Snow: excuse me."
Killington review written Feb 19 2011 - 10:07 PM
Regina Advanced Skier
We had a great time using Liftopia for the first time. Everything was quick and easy to get our lift tickets. We were leery at first to use this sight but we were pleasantly suprised! 44% off a main expense like lift tickets was a big help driving all the way in from Michigan.
Killington review written Feb 19 2011 - 08:17 AM
Matt Intermediate Snowboarder
Just wanted to say thanks for offering discount lift tickets to Killington. We had a great time and it's one of our favorite ski resorts...and we would not ever go if we had to pay full price. It would be nice if you offered the 2-day discounts more often as the days appear limited. And how about convincing Okemo to offer them as well. Thanks again!
Killington review written Feb 15 2011 - 12:16 PM
Dave Advanced Snowboarder
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