Growing a crop of top peaks requires time, optimal conditions, and the finest mountain seeds. Take unlimited rides up the cream of New England's crags with today's deal: for $55, you get a one-day lift ticket at Killington Resort in Vermont. One-day lift tickets regularly cost up to $82, depending on the day of the week and skier age, but you can use this on any day for a skier of any age and redeem it at any ticket window. Each lift ticket is good any single day from February 17 until April 1, 2010, or the end of the ski season—whichever comes later. The resort is about three hours from the heart of Boston.
In all there are 141 different trails at Killington, serviced by 22 lifts and a legion of professional snow groomers. Be sure to check out the daily lift report before heading for the hills. Skiers of all experience levels will find challenging fun across the six mountains of varying terrains. Open runs, steeps, trees, small chamber orchestras, and moguls speckle the different trails, ensuring that no two downhill trips show up awkwardly wearing the same outfit. Everyone from families of snow bunnies to lone snow wolves will find thrills navigating the powder under the propulsion of so-called gravity.
In addition to the mass quantities of natural snowfall bestowed upon the slopes annually, one of the largest snowmaking networks in the country (run by a team of mad-scientist snowmen) ensures there will always be carvable snow on the mountainsides. Use this Groupon for a last-minute getaway before the harsh warmth of spring starts to dismantle the pristine winter wonderland. There is a limit of four per person, making this great for the average family, bobsled team, or neighborhood barbershop quartet.
This Groupon expires at the end of the 2009/2010 ski season due to weather dependability, call or visit website for changes.
- The terrain at killington is great. the resort is big and will keep you exploring all day long. – zacm7, On The Snow
- On the main trails, the grooming was great, and the trails were well layed [sic] out. Overall, one of the best mountains i've [sic] visited. – snowbordr17, On The Snow
- the thing that impressed me most in killington was the size. theres [sic] a BAZILLION different routes you can do on this mountain. u can just go. gogogogo. its [sic] like water skiing, endless terrain. – purplebunyz, On The Snow
The resort at Pico Mountain has come a long way since it opened on Thanksgiving morning in 1937. It was a blustery day, and skiers held tight to a 1,200-foot towrope powered by a Hudson motorcar engine as they rose up the mountainside and tried to get reception on their rotary-dial phones. Today, the mountain is striped with 57 trails and seven lifts, including two high-speed detachable quads. Gentle learning terrain beckons newbies, smooth cruisers give intermediate skiers an easy ride, classically narrow New England steeps entice beginning and intermediate skiers, and a double-black-diamond trail challenges advanced athletes. Snowboarders and freestyle skiers interested in tricks can use the jumps, boxes, and rails in the Triple Slope terrain park, and the Snow Sports School sharpens the skills of first-timers and seasoned pros alike.
Although the resort has advanced in size and technology, it maintains a personalized, small-mountain charm. The trails all converge at one convenient central base area whose lodge boasts a sports center with a heated pool and a sauna. Guests can grab a beer and a burger or slice of pizza beside the crackling stone fireplace at the Last Run Lounge before retiring to their hotel room or condo.
4763 Killington Rd.
Killington, Vermont 05751Get Directions