Pico Mountain first opened to the public on Thanksgiving Day in 1937 with a rope tow that was powered by a six cylinder Hudson engine. Now, over 70 years later, it is still one of New England's classic family ski areas featuring a unique ambiance and heritage rooted in ski racing, family recreation and the birth of skiing in North America.

Located on Route 4 just east of Rutland, Pico Mountain features big mountain skiing and riding with classic New England appeal and small mountain charm. The resort features a central base area serviced by four lifts making it easy to stay connected with family and friends throughout the day. The Golden Express and Summit Express chairs provide quick access to Pico Peak - the sixth highest peak in Vermont - and more than 1,900 feet of vertical drop.

Pico's finer points include its classic New England base lodge with giant stone fireplaces, and the Last Run Lounge with rustic decor reminiscent of the first decades of skiing. Base lodge amenities include the ski and snowboard school, ski and snowboard rentals and food service.