Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Pico Mountain

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Overall Rating: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 54
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 2.1

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 31%
  • Beginner
  • 44%
  • Families
  • 56%
  • Intermediate
  • 69%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 63%
  • Advanced
  • 38%

Helpful Highlights:

Teenage son - daredevil racer type - had a great time, felt it was a perfect mix of big hill but not too crowded or overwhelming, can ski all the good stuff...

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  • 4


    by Ktown - 21st January 2011

    Pros: Variety, uses same lift ticket as Killington, good stop coming from Rutland

    Cons: Limited running chairs, weekends only, crowded

    As Pico mountain is located right down the road from the monster resort of Killington, it is hard not to compare the two, so I'll try to represent Pico as o... Full review

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  • 4

    killingtons smaller cousin

    by uncas17 - 24th March 2010

    Pros: great for annnnnnnnn beginner or intermediate fine for expert

    Cons: not a whole lot of terrain

    great smaller mtn. less lines good terrain 25 bucks during the week for vermonters. get there early on thursday for freshly groomed fun erom top to bottom.... Full review

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  • 3

    Killington's Little Brother

    by Cynwyd Guy - 15th February 2009

    Pros: Uncrowded, Great Intermediate Terrain

    Cons: Small, Not much for experts, even less for beginners

    From being a solo mountain sitting in Killington's shadow to almost becoming an extension of Killington, Pico has gone through an odd decade. I was actuall... Full review

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  • 2

    Pico (Piko)

    by Robbo27 - 30th October 2008

    Pros: It's on the same pass as Killington

    Cons: It's very piccolo

    I assumed that this place was pronounced Peak-O, and was a reference to the extremely small ski area. I was wrong, it's pronounced Pike-O. Who knows, mayb... Full review

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  • 5

    Better than Killington in some aspects, but not others

    by Ontheslopes - 28th October 2008

    Pros: Uncrowded, very charming, lots of trail variety

    Cons: Not as big as Killington, Not open for as long as Killington

    Pico is great. In some aspects it's way better than Killington. It has a nicer atmosphere and is way less crowded. There is way less trudging between lifts.... Full review

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  • 4

    Great Skiing alot of fun for everyone

    by shanewicken - 27th October 2008

    Pros: Close to Killington

    Cons: Close to Killington

    Don't get me wrong I love Killington, but sometimes the crowds are little much. The Great thing about Pico is if you want the nightlife/busy village life th... Full review

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