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Pico Mountain

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Address: 73 Alpine Dr, Rutland, VT 05701-9316
Phone Number: 800-898 (7426)

Pico Peak is family-friendly and price-conscious.

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 5, 2016
Killington, Vermont
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Thank Cheersfornow
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank SheaMe
Killington, Vermont
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74 reviews
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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 

Thank Keithus
Stockbridge, Vermont
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10 reviews
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 

Thank skiingmoondancer
Connecticut, USA
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27 reviews
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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 

Thank CTTraveler58
Eagleville, United States
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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 

Thank Gene D
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

We were here on a Sunday as they are now only open on the weekends. We had fun, and the place was almost a private mountain with very few skiers/snowboarders. The slopes that were open were in decent shape, and we had fun. However, by the afternoon it was all ice. I would happily come back when there is a... More 

Thank azisling
Millburn, New Jersey
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

Pico mountain is a great ski area. It is right next door to Killington and most people pass it by. I have skiied there on weekends and have seen only 11 other skiers on the mountain. I have skied there 2 days after a snowstorm and still found powder! Its big and if you like long, long cruisers then Pico... More 

Thank proschusser
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

We went to Pico so hubby could try out his new board I bought him for Christmas. We had a nice afternoon. I stayed in the lodge, had my lap top and enjoyed a cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows on this cold snowy day. The sun came out for a spell, but the wind was just brutle. It was... More 

Thank Diane C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Great ski resort. All level trails and Family friendly. Near Killington and easy shopping in Rutland.

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