Pico Mountain, with its unique ambiance and heritage rooted in ski racing, recreation and the birth of skiing in North America, has been the home of classic New Englandskiing and riding for more than 70 years. New features for the 2010-11 season include Planet Kids, an innovative and entertaining on-snow experience designed to introduce kids to snow sports activities. Pico Mountain packs big mountain skiing and riding into small mountain charm as an attractive value-priced destination for skiers and riders of all ages and abilities, including those learning winter sliding sports for the first time. The resort features a central base area serviced by four lifts making it easy to stay connected with family and friends. 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.