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Killington

Killington Ski Resort Guide

Killington, United States

Rated: 5/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length146km
Highest Lift1,283m
Resort Height320m
 Nearest AirportsBurlington and Manchester-Boston
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Killington

The American ski resort of Killington is at an altitude of 320m, with 146km of marked runs.

Summary

Killington has direct access to 146km of downhill skiing, with 200 marked pistes, served by a total of 22 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Killington is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Killington.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Outer Limits'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Killington?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm, expected on 26 October.

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Ski Area Stats

Killington Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
55
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
46
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
39
Downhill
Total Length
146km
Cross Country
Total Length
10km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
22

Altitudes

Killington Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,283m
Lowest Piste320m
Resort Altitude (Killington)320m
Max Vertical963m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Killington
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Killington?

This ski resort is in Rutland, Vermont, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Killington is Burlington, 107 minutes drive away.

Manchester-Boston, Albany, Nashua (Boire Field), Boston (Logan Intl) and Bradley airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 22 ski lifts are able to uplift 37,535 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 1194 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Killington open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November (Usually opens in autumn as soon as cold enough for adequate snow making. Aims to open from mid-October), and usual closing is Early May (Usually stays open to mid/late spring if snow cover adequate and temps cool enough. Aims to open to June).

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Killington, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Killington Tourist Office for the latest.

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