Killington is well-known for grooming expertise and diverse terrain, providings riders and skiers of all skill levels with a selection of groomed wide-open cruisers, classic narrow New England runs, steeps, moguls, and gladed ski areas. The ski area also offers visitors with several terrain features for freeskiers and snowboarders, including the terrain parks of Bear Mountain. Activities available off the mountain include snowshoeing, cross country skiing, ice skating, and snowmobiling. There are also over one hundred bars and restaurants, as well as shopping options, located throughout the area.
One of the activities guests can enjoy at the Killington Ski Area year-round is the Beast Mountain Coaster. Situated at Snowshed Lodge, the alpine coaster is 4,800 feet long and features twists, turns, and 360-degree corkscrews through the woods. A favorite during the winter season is the Killington Tubing Park, which is located near the Clubhouse. The park offers a lift-serviced, multi-lane fun experience for guests of all ages. A bite at the Clubhouse Bar and Grill is a great way for visitors to warm up, where they will find choices like pizza, heart snacks, and pub style entrees.
For a more laid-back activity, visitors can choose to take a scenic gondola ride. The enjoyable, relaxing ride last travels about 1.25 miles in an eight-person enclosed gondola cabin as it makes its way to Killington Peak. Once the gondola reaches the peak, guests can enjoy a short walk up to the Peak Lodge to take in some amazing panoramic views, as well as a unique dining experience. Ski Biking at the Killington Ski Area provides another, more unconventional way of mastering the slopes. Whether guests carve new paths through the snow or choose to cruise down easier runs, they are sure to enjoy a thrilling experience on a Ski Bike, no matter if they are snowsports experts, avid cyclists, or neither.
Bear Trax Adventures, located in the ski area's Clubhouse, provides an array of snowshoe tours that offer visitors with an opportunity to explore the region of Killington on foot. These tours travel along the trails both off and on the mountain, as well as the Killington Golf Course's rolling terrain. Snowshoe tours are offered regularly on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and peak dates, weather permitting.
There are plenty of activities to enjoy at the Killington Ski Area even during the summer season. The ski area turns into a place for fun in the sun, featuring an Adventure Center with numerous activities for guests of any age. In addition to the year-round Beast Mountain Coaster, there is also the Skye Ropes Course, an expansive Mountain Bike Park, and an 18-hole disc golf course.
Alpine Tubing allows guests to enjoy sliding year-round at Killington, with separate lanes provided for children and adults. The Skye Ropes Course, standing with a height of four stories, features forty-two obstacles for visitors to maneuver through and hours of thrilling fun. Located next to the ropes course is the Amaze'n Maze, offering five thousand square feet of exploration.
4763 Killington Road, Killington, Vermont, Phone: 800-734-9435
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