The winter season in Vermont is a very popular time of year. Winter in Killington is beautiful with its abundance of fresh snow. People who love to ski, Killington is perfect as it is home to some of the best skiing in the Northeast but Killington Vt. is so much more than just skiing.
Beast Mountain Coaster
Next to skiing or riding, the Beast Mountain Coaster is the ultimate thrill. Located at Snowshed Lodge, this 4,800-foot-long alpine coaster twists and turns through the woods with 360-degree corkscrews and all-age excitement.
This is an outdoor adventure, so wear waterproof outerwear, winter footwear, hat and gloves—consider goggles for added comfort.
Riders 36″ – 52″ must ride with a driver who is at least 53″ tall; riders under 36″ are not permitted.
The Beast Coaster operates weekends and peak days; 1:00-4:00 p.m. December 27, 2018 – February 10, 2019 and 1:00-4:30 p.m. February 16, 2019 – April 7, 2019.
Are you a non-skier spending the week in Killington with a bunch of skiers? Enjoy the mountain with them on a ski bike! Anyone can do it. No ski or ski biking experience necessary.
Ski Biking offers another fun way to conquer the slopes. Whether you enjoy cruising down mellow runs or carving new paths through the powder, you will discover excitement on a Ski Bike. Whether you are an expert at snowsports, an avid cyclist, or none of the above, you are bound to have a good time!
Snowmobile Vermont has been in business for over 26 years and is one of New England’s oldest, largest and most experienced snowmobile tour operators, with locations in Killington, Okemo, Mount Snow and Stowe VT. Their snowmobiling tours offer a wide range of riding, appealing to everyone from the beginner to the most experienced rider. They also offer new riders all the instruction you’ll need before you head out. This is a front row seat to Vermont’s winter wonderland and a perfect alternative to waiting in lift lines. The snowmobiling tour will take you through the New England wilderness on back country trails surrounded by evergreens, through the flats on wide open fields, and on ski trails. Every now and then, stop to take in the view of Vermont’s breathtaking mountain vistas.
The only question we have about snow tubing is, “Why did it take so long to come up with this?!” Just hop onto an inflated tube and slide down the hill and Killington does tubing right! The Killington Tubing Park is located at the Clubhouse on East Mountain Road across from the Killington Grand Resort Hotel and offers a multi-lane, lift-serviced good time for everyone.
X-COUNTRY SKIING & SNOWSHOEING
Cross-Country Skiing has long been a favorite winter pastime in Killington and it’s no wonder Vermont is the premiere skiing destination on the East Coast.
Cross-country skiing falls under the winter sport category of Nordic Skiing, where the heel of the boot cannot be fixed to the ski. Other types of Nordic Skiing include ski jumping, biathlon, and telemark skiing.