With 6 Interlinked Peaks Your Spoilt for Choice
Known as the ‘Beast of the East’ Killington is a large resort spanning 6 interlinking peaks providing all the skiing space you could need, making it seem like multiple ski areas in one. It also boasts the second biggest vertical drop in Eastern America and the largest in New England. With an average of 250 inches of natural snow each year, and it’s snowmaking system that covers 71% of trails it is often the longest running ski season in Eastern Northern America, perfect for a school trip that wants guaranteed ski action.
Skiing in Killington:
The range of runs stands out at Killington, which is no surprise given its size. From gentle runs and tree-lined trails to rapid mogul runs, skiers of all abilities will be at home here. For those with no experience, the Accelerated Learning Area can help push them on so that by the end of the trip beginners will be tackling harder red runs. Killington is also impressive from a freestyle and snowboarding perspective. It has one of the largest half pipes in the East on Bear Mountain, whilst also being home to The Stash an all-natural terrain park with over 50 features including an 18-foot wall for any budding snowboarders in your party to tackle. 40 miles of slopes are maintained every night to guarantee beautiful runs every day during your stay.
For Schools because:
The great terrain diversity for all abilities makes this a standout resort for school trips. Nearby its sister resort, Pico Mountain provides even more adventures to ensure that a trip to Killington is memorable. With 13 tree skiing areas at this altitude, the views whilst you come down the slopes are incredible, giving students the classic ski memories they’ve been dreaming of.
The resort is well known for its packed schedule of bands playing and competitions to get involved in. Bike rentals, snowmobile tours, dogsledding, and scenic gondola rides add to the long list of adventures at Killington. The surrounding region has many restaurants and shops to enjoy, ensuring your time off the slopes is equally as enjoyable as on them.
Resort Height 360m
Vertical Drop 930m
No. of Lifts 22
No. of Runs 155
Easy Runs 26
Medium Runs 62
Difficult Runs 67
Total distance of Piste 116km
Average Snowfall 250 inches
Flight time London to Boston 7hrs 30mins
Transfer time 2hrs 45mins from Boston Logan International Airport
The Mountain Inn
This inn is within 800 yards of the Killington Ski Area. This hotel features an outdoor heated pool, stone fireplace in the lobby, and large-screen TV room. Mountain Inn rooms include a coffee maker and private bathrooms and are equipped with Wi-Fi and cable TV. The Killington Mountain Inn features a hot tub and sauna and guests at the inn can ride the ski shuttle or have a meal in the picnic area. The inn is 6 miles from the Pico Mountain, which features winter sports and horseback riding.
- Outdoor heated pool (seasonal)
- Indoor pool
- Ski storage
Inn of Six Mountains
The Inn of the Six Mountains is a Killington, Vermont resort hotel nestled in the scenic Green Mountains of the Appalachian Trail. This beautiful mountain retreat is the best of both worlds – full-service Vermont ski hotel accommodations and warm hospitality that makes every guest feel welcomed. Our 3-Diamond, AAA-approved resort is the perfect place to enjoy year-round recreation, or to discover the unique charm of local villages.
- Color cable TV, DVD player
- In-room safe
- Full private bath with hairdryer
- Fully cooked hot breakfast buffet (Mid December – early April)
- Continental breakfast during the remainder of the year
- Shuttle service to and from the ski resort (Winter only)
- Lending Library with over 200 DVD’s from current to classics
- Board Games and DVD Games
- Movie room with 2 showings a night (one for children and one for adults)
- Treats in lobby at 4 during the winter (apple cider & fresh baked cookies)
- Free use of computer in lobby to check email
Holiday Inn Rutland
Just off Route 7, near downtown Rutland, Vermont, within driving distance of the Killington ski area, this hotel offers free wireless internet and an on-site restaurant. Holiday Inn Rutland – Killington Area features an indoor pool with 2 hot tubs. Paynter’s Restaurant at the Rutland Holiday Inn serves casual meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. After dinner, guests can enjoy a drink and watch one of the 5 TVs in the Centre Stage Lounge.
- Swimming pool
- Indoor pool (all year)
- Hot tub/jacuzzi
- Fitness centre
- Sun terrace
- Ski storage
- Gift shop