Killington Peak, Vermont

Prominence: 3315 ft, 1011 m

Elevation: 4235 feet, 1291 meters

True Isolation: 56.27 mi, 90.56 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4235 ft / 1291 m
SubpeaksSkye Peak (3800 ft/1158 m)
Rams Head (3600 ft/1097 m)
Snowdon Peak (3592 ft/1095 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 36' 17'' N; 72° 49' 13'' W
43.604717, -72.820177 (Dec Deg)
675924E 4830280N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionRutland (Highest Point)

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     Killington Peak at Trip Report for Rutland, VT by Jim Buchanan Trip Report for Rutland, VT by Brennan Connelly Trip Report for Rutland, VT by Chris Gilsdorf

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Lists that contain Killington Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #493)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #280)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #10)
     New England 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #36)
     New England 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #36)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #61)
     Vermont County High Points (Rank #2)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #38)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #6)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #129)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #13)
     Vermont 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #2)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #63)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #114)
     Vermont County Prominence Peaks (Rank #2)
     AMC New England Hundred Highest (Rank #36)
     AMC New England 4000-footers (Rank #36)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #36)
     Northeast U.S. Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #9)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-08-26 by M (whichway) Lardiere
     2008-02-17 by M (whichway) Lardiere
     2009-08-08 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2010-05-23 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2010-07-18 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2010-09-23 by Dave Dunham
     2010-10-09 by Alan Beck
     2012-01-02 by Rick Schauder (GPS Track)
     2012-09-22 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2012-09-22 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2012-09-24 by Ray Di Ciaccio
     2013-06-05 by Dennis Van Amburgh
     2013-07-04 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2013-07-13 by Jeffery Thompson (GPS Track)
     2013-09-29 by Arne Schussler
     2014-01-19 by Isaiah Knight
     2014-07-19 by Ryan Myers
     2014-08-25 by Spencer Corcoran
     2014-09-20 by Mike Berger
     2014-09-20 by Richard Bedard (GPS Track)
     2014-09-26 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2014-11-11 by Dave Huber

View ascents of peak by registered members (326 total)

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Peak Description

Killington is the second highest peak in Vermont and is best known as the home of the largest downhill ski area in the eastern United States. The ski area blankets vast areas to the east of the main peak, but the main summit lies a hundred feet above the highest lifts and lodges. The Appalachian Trail avoids the ski development as it traverses the peak, sparing summer hikers most views of the skiing infrastructure, which is never scenic without winter snowfall covering the trails.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3315 ft/1011 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3335 ft/1017 m
  Line Parent: Sugarloaf Mountain
  Key Col: Cutter Pond    920 ft/280 m
Isolation56.27 mi/90.56 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Moosilauke-South Summit  (ENE)
Isolation Limit Point: 44° 0' 26'' N; 71° 50' 29'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Green Mountains
Range5: Central Green Mountains (Highest Point)
Range6: Coolidge Range (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesAppalachian Divide
Drainage Basins
Otter Creek
Lake Champlain
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
Long Island Sound
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Calvin Coolidge State Forest (Highest Point)
Topo MapKillington Peak O43072e7 1:24,000
Ski AreaKillington
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail: Appalachian Trail

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