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Winter Activities

Skiing

Killington provides skiers and riders of all ability levels a choice of wide-open groomed cruisers, narrow classic New England runs,  moguls, steeps and trees all serviced by 22 lifts including two express gondolas and a high-speed six-person bubble chair.

Hiking

Great hiking trails for all fitness levels. From casual and gradual to steep and challenging terrain that crosses the Appalachian Trail. There are 8 moderate trails in Woodstock ranging from 1.6 to 4.8 miles and from 692 to 2,450 feet above sea level.

Exploring

Shopping in Woodstock, Vermont if you are looking for amazing cheese, Vermont maple syrup, great craft beer, homespun goods, and fun shopping, Woodstock has it all and more. Gillingham’s General Store is exactly what you would expect from a Vermont general store.

Maple Sugaring

Vermont is the nation’s leading producer of maple syrup. Producing over 2 million gallons of syrup in 2020, Vermont generated over 50 percent of the country’s maple syrup coming from more than 1,500 sugar houses statewide.

Glass Blowing

Simon Pearce is a world-renowned maker of fine handblown glass dinnerware and decor, as well as handcrafted pottery collections. Each expertly hand-crafted piece is made from the highest quality material in a simple yet elegant style that translates easily from everyday use to elegant entertaining.

Science Museum

The Montshire is an award-winning hands-on science museum.  You’ll experience over 140 exciting exhibits relating to the natural and physical sciences, ecology, and technology. As a 110-acre museum on the Connecticut River, there’s always plenty to explore, both indoors and out!

Snowshoeing

Snowshoe Tours, Trails and Centers Snowshoeing Tours, Guides, Gear and Centers Guided and self-guided snowshoeing tours and guides are abundant in Vermont. Snowshoe centers offer hundreds of miles of groomed trails or for the more adventurous, back-country trails offer challenging and solitary excursions.

Snowmobile Tours

Let the excitement begin with a custom-guided snowmobile tour of the Killington Mountains. No clutch or shifting just hit the throttle and go! Experienced guides are there to show you the way, and help you in any way they can, taking you to breathtaking views and a variety of the Killington’s peaks.

Dog Sledding

Have a one-of-a-kind experience with a ride through the snow.  Braeburn Siberians offers 30-minute and 90-minute excursions. Kathy and Alex are the parents of 43 prebred Siberian huskies located in the Upper Valley between the intersection of i-89 and i-91 on the VT/NH state border. (~1.25 hrs away)

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.

Brewery Tours

Long Trail Brewing Company is a regional brewery in  Bridgewater Corners, Vermont, United States. Founded in 1989 by Andy  Pherson in the basement of the Bridgewater Woolen Mill, the company relocated to its current brewing facility and visitor center.

Sleigh Rides

Woodstock offers plenty of opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. With advance notice, you can book a private sleigh ride through the winter wonderland. Bring along your warm drink and take in the scenic views.

Explore Covered Bridges

There are just over 100 authentic covered bridges in the U.S. state of Vermont, giving the state the highest number of covered bridges per square mile in the United States.

Tubing

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. Great for hosting birthday parties for all ages.

Dine at Ledgewood Yurt

Tucked away, the Ledgewood Yurt is a ski-in-ski-out restaurant and bar. The yurt is also accessible by snowshoe, or, if you’re feeling particularly lazy, via an after-hours snowcat-drawn sleigh ride, which ends with a gourmet five-course dinner.

Women’s FIS World Cup

Killington Cup is a festival of skiing for fans and athletes, and over the last four years has become one of the top three events on the Women’s FIS World Cup tour. Killington looks forward to celebrating ski racing excellence, convening the  international race community, and inspiring the next generation of ski  racers

Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge

The Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge, of course, is more than a bump comp. It’s an excuse for a party. Not that the average Killington skier needs much of an excuse for a party. Coming as it does each year in April, it is also the unofficial end-of-season celebration, even though Killington typically spins its lifts into the final weeks of May.

Fat Tire Mountain Biking

Alpine Bike Works, which operates the winter Fat Bike Vermont rental program is working with both the Mountain Meadows XC Center and  Killington Resort to build out a network of groomed singletrack.

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