Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

  • Killington Resort(800-621-MTNS; killington.com), 4763 Killington Rd.,Killington.
      Killington  is the largest ski resort in the East. It boasts seven mountains and the most extensive snowmaking system in the world. There are also abundant apr├Ęs ski, restaurant and nightlife options.
    • With 1,003 acres of slopes, andsix interconnected mountains, plus Pico, Killington does havesomething to please everyone, including high-elevation views and 16 gladed trails. It still boasts the tallest summit in the East accessible by lift, the K-1 Express Gondola which hoists you 4,215 feet to the summit of Killington, the highest of the seven peaks.
    • Lifts: 30, including 11 quads(7 high-speed) plus the Skyeship and K1 Express Gondolas, 4doubles, 6 triples, 6 surface lifts (carrying 43,446 riders per hour).
    • Trails and slopes: 199, with1,215 skiable acres including 87 miles of trails.
    • Vertical drop: 3,050 feet.
    • Snowmaking: 715 acres ofterrain, with 1,435 snowguns.
    • Snowboarding: Superpipe with18-foot walls, six terrain parks, and the Stash, an “all-natural” terrain park with 34 features such as rock-wall rides, log jibs, and cliff drops, designed to challenge intermediate and advanced riders.