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Killington - Pico Adventure Center

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Address: 4763 Killington Rd, Killington, VT 05751
Phone Number: 800-734-9435
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A good value

Lift tickets at Pico are an awesome deal. My only complaint is that their doesn't seem to be a true "beginner" way to get to the bottom of the mountain once you reach the middle.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Biddeford
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Lift tickets at Pico are an awesome deal. My only complaint is that their doesn't seem to be a true "beginner" way to get to the bottom of the mountain once you reach the middle.

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Watford City, North Dakota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We decided to head east this year and experience skiing in Vermont. We chose Pico as our first ski hill. What a great choice. Part of our party needed lessons as they had not skied in a long time. The lessons were very helpful. The selection of hills for various levels of skiers was perfect. It snowed while we were... More 

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Northern NJ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Pico doesn't get as crowded as Killington and has a little bit of every type of trail. Its glades skiing is wonderful. Only catch is there has to be a lot of snow since grooming is not their strong point. They also fail to open a couple of the lifts which require you to do a lot of hiking to... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We are the type of people who appreciate Vermont in the summertime. We took the gondola and walked to the top of the mountain. What an invigorating experience looking over the beautiful mountainside.

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Selden, New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
39 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We have skied here many times and it blows away Killington. Our ski club stayed at a condo here some people went to Killington, (very close). They came back and said it was crowded and not worth going. We all just stayed at Pico and absolutely loved it. We were all intermediate to advanced skiers and found the terrain challenging... More 

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Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

This is a good place for kids and adults alike to learn to ski. It is small enough that you don't lose sight of your kids, and even during the President's day weekend, it did not feel to crowded. It also has trails of varying difficulty. The lodge has reasonably good food in a cafeteria layout. There are plenty of... More 

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Albany NY
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83 reviews 83 reviews
9 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

I love this mountain! There's terrain for everyone here. This year we ended up skiing on a Monday after the only large snowfall of the season (15 inches over 48 hours), and it was MARVELOUS. Beautifully groomed, hardly anyone there, friendly staff...what's not to love? Every time I come up here I wonder why I'm not here more often. Great... More 

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Miami, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

My husband, two older teenagers, and myself spent five days at the Pico resort. My children took snowboarding lessons and spent all four days snowboarding in the different trails. We took skiing lessons. Everyone is very friendly. It is very family oriented. The lodge/restaurant is very cozy and there is an upstairs area where only adults can go since they... More 

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North Haverhill, New Hampshire
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81 reviews 81 reviews
20 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

" RUNS PER DOLLAR ", Still go by these guidelines since I was a kid. Killington attracts the wanna be types from the city, who want to say they've been to Killington, but the real people ski PICO ! Pico owned by Killington, is just down the road, although restricted now by the days its open, a worthwhile venture when... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

Somehow we expected more, especially for the price. It wasn't crowded when we were there and we still had to wait 40 minutes at the ugly climbing wall- plywood spray painted blue with rock holds- and there was only one girl working and five people waiting to use the wall. The mini golf course is in sad shape, greens are... More 

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