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Address: Rutland, VT
Phone Number: 800-898-PICO (7426)
Activities: Skiing, Dining
Description: Pico Peak is family-friendly and price-conscious.

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Most recent review
Great downhill skiing

Fun! We bought discount tickets from Groupon. Great deal. Easy to find parking on a busy Saturday morning. Good hotel for an inexpensive weekend. There was staff outside... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Tanya B
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Fun! We bought discount tickets from Groupon. Great deal. Easy to find parking on a busy Saturday morning. Good hotel for an inexpensive weekend. There was staff outside greeting people and directing them where to go. Redeeming the coupons for 2 days skiing was quick and easy.Mine came with rental equipment. It was so easy, fast and well organized we... More 

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Indian Lake, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Busy and very cheap tickets for what you are getting. Nice mountain with lots of terrain for everyone in your group good and bad.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Just went yesterday. I was please toy surprised at the lack of people skiing. The top of the mountain looked pretty icy. I don't venture to the top as I was just looking for a nice easy day with my nephew. The guys at the rental counter are well versed and top notch. The lady that waited on us at... More 

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farmington ct
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Many reviews I have read speak of Pico being nearly void of skiers, even on the weekends. I had not skied there since my far distant teens, and after a friend and I found excellent Liftopia discounts, we got up early on a recent Sunday morning and traveled 3 hours from central Connecticut to Pico. As we turned into the... More 

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Albany, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is a small mountain, 57 trails, about a 5-10 minute drive from Killington Mountain. We had a two day lift ticket that worked at both Killington and Pico Mountain so we decided to ski one day at Killington and another at Pico. We skied at Pico on a Sunday during President's day weekend and was surprised on how empty... More 

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Boston, USA
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136 reviews 136 reviews
27 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Whether you love cruising on Blue, or slamming ungroomed black, Pico has some - for $26. It's an old style New England hill: two high speed lifts and the rest traditional, one lodge with a whole room for bring your own lunch and little ski fashion. On a good snow day, as good as any mountain for half the price.

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Rutland, Vermont
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Since Pico became part of the larger Killington Ski Area it has lost the ambiance of the Friendly Mountain that it once held. Still a good value, but showing signs of wear and tear.

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New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is a really nice smaller mountain to take intermediate skiers. I've gone to most of the Northeastern ski resorts - taking my now 11-year-old daughter skiing since she was 4 - and this was one of the most enjoyable. I'd take my more aggressive ski buddies to Killington, Stratton, Gore, Whiteface, and Stowe, but for more family-oriented skiing, it's... More 

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WESTERN MASS.
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61 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The chilly morning temperature was fine since there was no wind. The conditions were great, with fresh powder and some snowmaking in progress. They groomed some runs and others were left natural to enjoy the powder. Our Liftopia purchase got me a ticket for $14 and my daughter one for $24 on this sunny Thursday, 1/15/15. The views were grand,... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

First time skiing in New England. It wasn't a huge place but it kept us busy for 1 day, even early in the season. NO LINES for tickets, rentals, or lifts all day, on a Saturday! Didn't have a great lesson experience; got put into a group with 2 others at a very different ski level than us.

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