Ski Pico

This hidden gem sits just 15 minutes’ drive from Killington, giving your group the chance to experience two fantastic Vermont resorts in one week*. Pico is a great addition to your Vermont skiing experience and the excitement of a new ski area gives everyone renewed enthusiasm and, off the slopes, there’s everything from ice-cream parties to ice-skating in the nearby town of Rutland.

Pico gives your students the thrill of a big mountain with the reassurance of a compact ski area. Attract more students by adding a cross-curricular element to your trip with a stopover in Boston or New York.


With terrain spread over 468 skiable acres and almost 2,000 feet of vertical decent on offer, there is more than enough skiing to keep even the most experienced skier satisfied.

Beginners start in the Bonanza go-slow zone and improvers have 26 blue runs to get stuck into, while confident skiers can ride from the summit to the base lodge along beautiful birch-lined trails.

*Pico is open from Thursday through to Monday throughout the season.

  • Direction of slopes North & Northeast
  • Resort Height 610m / 2001ft
  • Acres of terrain 468 acres
  • No of trails 57
  • Longest trail 6.6 miles / 10.56 km
  • No of lifts 7
  • Photo needed No
  • Highest lift 1209m / 3697ft
  • Snow-making 75% of trails covered
  • Average snowfall 250 inches / 635cm
  • Destination airport Boston or New York
  • Flights times Approx 7 hours
  • Transfer times 3 hours from Boston, 5 hours from New York
  • Medical facilities Medical centre in Rutland, hospital in Rutland (9 miles)
  • Children's facilities Kindergarten 2 - 12yrs, Creche 12 wks - 6 yrs


Comfort Inn at Trolley Square

Comfort Inn at Trolley Square 3 Star

  • Fabulous value
  • Convenient facilities

This fantastic value for money hotel has been recently renovated and offers comfortable accommodation in a great location.

Location: Ideally positioned for access to the bowling alley and other nearby activities, with Killington Mountain only 25 minutes by bus.

Facilities: Indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and meeting room.

Accommodation: Based on 4 students sharing two double or queen size beds or a queen bed and double sofa bed with cable TV and en-suite bathrooms.

Meals: Breakfast is taken in one of the hotel function rooms and evening meals are taken at a local restaurant.

Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn 3 Star

  • Fantastic facilities
  • Great choice of evening entertainment

The Holiday Inn is a well-managed hotel popular with school groups, with a relaxed and fun atmosphere.

Location: Ideally positioned in downtown Rutland for easy access to the nearby shopping mall, bowling, cinema and ice-skating, whilst Killington mountain is a 30 minute bus transfer.

Facilities: The facilities include an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, fitness room, table tennis, function room for activities, games and a comfortable bar for adults to relax.

Accommodation: Based on 4 students sharing 2 queen beds with en-suite bath/shower, WC, cable TV, hairdryer and telephone.

Meals: Taken in the hotel’s restaurant or a private function room.

Day's Inn Accommodation Rutland Vt

Days Inn 2 Star +

  • Central location
  • Great value

The perfect choice for school groups, a great location with comfortable accommodation.

Location: Located in Rutland, ideally positioned for access to all local amenities whilst Killington mountain is 30 minutes by coach.

Facilities: Indoor heated pool, sauna and high-speed Internet access.

Accommodation: Based on 4 pupils sharing two queen size beds with cable TV, telephone and en-suite bathrooms.

Meals: Continental breakfast is served in-house and evening meals are taken in local restaurants.


Best Western Inn & Suites

Best Western Inn & Suites 3 Star

  • Apartment-style accommodation
  • Quiet location between Rutland and Killington

The Best Western is a brand new addition to our Killington programme, offering comfortable apartment-style accommodation just minutes from downtown Rutland, and a short transfer to the slopes at Pico to Killington.

Location: The Best Western Plus is located in a quiet semi-rural location on the edge of Rutland, on the way out towards Killington mountain. It’s a short coach transfer to downtown Rutland and the amenities, and an easy 20 minute ride to Killington each morning.

Facilities: The large main lobby has comfortable seating and open fireplace plus Internet terminals. A breakfast room situated to the side of the lobby, and another function room upstairs can also be used for larger groups.

Accommodation: Accommodation is based on one and two-bedroom suites, each with a spacious lounge area and kitchenette. Rooms are based on 4 students sharing two double or queen size beds. All rooms have en-suite facilities, whilst the suites have cable TV, hi-speed Internet connection, telephones, coffee makers and hairdryers.

Meals: A breakfast room serves a deluxe continental breakfast with a fresh hot waffle bar, whilst evening meals are taken at local Rutland restaurants.

Inn of Six Mountains

Killington Mountain Lodge 3 Star plus

  • Great facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool

This Vermont ski lodge offers full resort amenities and rustic elegance and is situated close to the slopes.

Location: Just a 5 minute shuttle ride from Killington mountain base lodge, and 25 minutes to downtown Rutland.

Facilities: There are numerous rooms available for evening activities including DVD nights, plus a small games arcade. There are also plenty of facilities for our Party Leaders with private areas for adults only: bars, a restaurant, an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness centre and spa.

Accommodation: Based on 4 pupils sharing 2 queen beds with en-suite facilities. All rooms include telephone, hair dryers and cable TV.

Meals: Hot breakfast and evening meals are catered for in-house in one of the function or dining rooms.



Useful Information


  • Bowling
  • Cinema
  • Ice-skating
  • Disco
  • Indoor Rock-Climbing
  • Ice-Cream Party

Equity Ski USA/ Canada Price Package:

  • Return travel by Air
  • Overseas coach transfers
  • All security charges, airport and local taxes
  • 1 free staff place for every 10 full paying passengers by Air

Includes half-board accommodation, lift pass, 5 or 6 days ski tuition, ski boots, poles and helmet, dedicated resort representative service, fully comprehensive insurance, and 24 hour emergency service.

The Equity Ski USA/ Canada package details:

Transport Inclusions...

  • Return travel by Air (coach to airport from school is available as an optional extra)
  • Overseas coach transfers
  • All security charges, airport and local taxes
  • 1 free staff place for every 10 full paying passengers by Air

Resort / City Stopover* Inclusions...

  • Half-board accommodation
  • Dedicated resort representative service

*City Stopovers themselves are optional and at a supplement

Ski Pack Inclusions...

  • Lift-pass
  • 5 or 6 days of ski tuition (minimum 4 hours per day. Some resorts provide 4½ or 5 hours tuition per day as standard)
  • Skis, boots and poles
  • Helmet

Included Extras...

  • 24 hour emergency service
  • All travel documentation, luggage labels and resort information
  • Personalised customer service throughout from your knowledgeable tour coordinator

Optional Insurance...

Fully comprehensive travel insurance (optional) includes:

  • Ski breakage insurance
  • Snow guarantee insurance
  • Travel delay assistance

Extras to budget for...

  • Lunch
  • Evening entertainments
  • ESTA or visa – please note that all visitors to USA require this

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Ski Killington and Pico on the same trip to see more of Vermont and renew enthusiasm.