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

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Barbara M
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New Jersey
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New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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111 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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 82 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
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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 21 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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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
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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 

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Eagleville, United States
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28 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 

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margate
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29 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 

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Millburn, New Jersey
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31 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 

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