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Pico Mountain

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Address: 73 Alpine Dr, Rutland, VT 05751
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800-898 (7426)
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Pico Peak is family-friendly and price-conscious.

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No crowds, cheaper than Killington, good deals can be found if you ski mid-week. Although their snow making capacity isn't as high as Killington, Pico's got lots of trails that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
lhousesoccer
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Rutland, Vermont
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Franklin, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Today's skiing was just not much fun. Rain and fog pretty took over the day. The rain must have melted the snow. The amount of bare patches was unbearable. I am pretty sure there wasn't much of a base layer to begin with. The trails that did have snow were pretty much ungroomed. Had a hard time going from skiing... More 

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Rutland, Vermont
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226 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No crowds, cheaper than Killington, good deals can be found if you ski mid-week. Although their snow making capacity isn't as high as Killington, Pico's got lots of trails that are well maintained, and you don't have to wait forever in line. Even on the New Year's Holiday, you could ski straight down to the quad lift and wait for... More 

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New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Went to Killington our first two days in Vermont. Gave this place a try on our last day and wished we went here the whole time! Views on the slopes were amazing and the best part, NO CROWDS!! Tons of awesome trails.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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119 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

On a clear Monday morning in October, my husband and purchased ski lift tickets and rode to the top of Pico Mountain, barely edging out a busload of school children on a field trip! We didn't realize there were hiking trails at the top of Pico (we should have done our homework), so we did just a short hike (didn't... More 

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Boston
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130 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We went on the 7.6 mile circular hike from The Long Trail Parking Lot opposite the Inn. The hike takes you up the Sherburne trail around Pico Peak. We did not go to the top because it is very commercialized. Instead we went around the mountain and joined up with the Appalachian Trail. The trails are dog friendly and there... More 

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WenWillitB
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I'm going to assume that most of these reviews are by skiers since it has ski slopes. However I'm not a skier/snowboarder; I hike. This was our first peak before hitting Killington. It has nice views which I think are better than Killington. But it could also be b/c unlike Killington, there were very few people around. Obviously b/c you... More 

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Killington, Vermont
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92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

This is a family mountain with a completely different mood than next-door Killington. It's big. It's challenging. It's a place where you won't get run down by aggressive tourists and teenagers who flock next-door. Good trees. A decent terrain park. A fine mix of groomed and natural conditions. Go there. Ot better yet, go to Killington and leave this hidden... More 

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Stockbridge, Vermont
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Pico is a family mountain (all trails eventually lead back to the one lodge) with challenging terrain and hidden secrets. It is old time skiing with the double Outpost Chair, a triple on Knomes Knoll and B Slope. Has a very small learning slope (Bonanza). Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sport have their headquarters here with volunteers teaching people with disabilities... More 

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Connecticut, USA
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

Been skiing here for 55 years and keep coming back. It is the best mountain for families (only one base lodge - no one gets lost). There is challenging terrain and beginner terrain. This is a small mountain so you won't find the hundreds of trails you find at the bigger places but you also won't find the mobs of... More 

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Eagleville, United States
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

This place feels like "home" compared to other nearby resorts (Killington, Okemo, Stratton, Sugarbush, etc). It may not have the trail count or acreage of the others, but it's got 2,000+ feet of vertical that you can ski all at once if you choose; a good assortment of difficulty levels; and a few absolutely delightful NE-style runs. The Gold Rush... More 

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