Maybe I’m biased because I learned to snowboard at Pico, but that place does NOT SUCK. Sure, it doesn’t have a park, but it also doesn’t have liftlines and if you explore a little there are some of the most fun birch tree runs ever. If it snows, always go to Pico instead of killington. You won’t be disappointed.
@admin- Every Vermont resident (current or former) that I’ve asked about this unanimously says go to Pico for those very reasons.
@tomgnarly- we like to ride everything, with maybe a little more emphasis on park. So the Killington parks, particularly the Stash park, do have some serious appeal. We also have 2 skiers in the group, I don’t know if they care about parks or not.
Fuck yeah, I love Sugarbush. I was a local in the early ’00s, before they had even one single park rail. Fuckin’ loved it. Even got the mandatory Bad Liver Valley resident DWI.
And the scent of low grade box won’t be an issue since we’re going there straight from riding Boltneck. A little of the old “wash your hair with a handful of parking lot snow’ and it’s on to tittay citay.Â I did try to scare the crew away from going there, but they like a challenge.