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Killington Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 1, 2024

Killington Resort is an expansive playground for all skill levels, offering a variety of terrain, robust snowmaking, and the largest lift network in the East.

Killington overview

Stats

4.4
/5
Rating
518
m
Resort height
1293
m
Summit

KM of slopes

25
Beginners
61
Intermediates
25
Experts
149
Total

Best for

Beginners
Intermediates
Experts
Boarders
Fun
Poor
Fun
Poor
Snowparks

Killington for beginners

Beginners rating -
25
Perfect
Killington is practically a training ground for beginners, with nearly a third of its terrain dedicated to newbie-friendly runs. The Bear Mountain area is where beginners can take it easy with long, winding green runs. Ramshead base area is another sweet spot designed as a "learn to ski" zone, so first-timers are well taken care of.

Killington for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find themselves right at home, with one-third of the terrain tailored just for them. The resort's top-notch snowmaking ensures you'll have smooth sailing on well-groomed blue runs. South Ridge Triple chair offers up a variety of long, cruiser-friendly routes, making it a favorite among intermediates.

Killington for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Experts
Perfect
Thrill-seekers are also in for a treat; 40% of Killington's 752 acres are expert-friendly. Double black diamond runs off the K-1 Express Gondola and Bear Mountain Quad are designed to get your adrenaline pumping. For those looking to catch some air, the resort features five terrain parks, a boardercross course, and a Superpipe.

Killington for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Boarders
Perfect
Killington is a snowboarder's dream with six terrain parks, each offering a unique experience. The Stash, an all-natural terrain park with more than 65 features made entirely of wood, is a standout. The resort also features a Superpipe with 18-foot walls, ideal for those looking to push their limits. The diverse terrain and the presence of a Burton Learn to Ride Center for beginners make it a suitable destination for snowboarders of all skill levels.

Killington for off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Killington is a freerider's dream, boasting a variety of challenging off-piste terrains. The Bear Mountain area is particularly popular, with its steep, ungroomed trails and deep powder, perfect for those seeking an adrenaline rush. Additionally, the resort's extensive gladed areas, such as Julio and Anarchy, offer a unique off-piste experience, allowing skiers to weave through the trees and enjoy the natural beauty of the mountain.

Killington for families

Families rating -
Fun
Perfect
Family-friendly and convenient, Killington offers a variety of levels and lodging options that make it an East Coast favorite for families. The Inn of the Six Mountains is a top pick, boasting a gigantic fieldstone fireplace, heated pools, and a game room to keep the little ones entertained.

Killington apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Poor
As the sun sets, the nightlife at Killington kicks into high gear, rivaling some of the best apr├Ęs ski scenes in the East. The Pickle Barrel is your go-to for live bands and dance music, while the Wobbly Barn offers a more local vibe.

Killington

food scene

Killington food scene

Family-friendly and convenient, Killington offers a variety of levels and lodging options that make it an East Coast favorite for families. The Inn of the Six Mountains is a top pick, boasting a gigantic fieldstone fireplace, heated pools, and a game room to keep the little ones entertained.