Explore Our Skiing

There is some great Vermont skiing right at the doorstep of Birch Hill Farm. Try our own local special ski resort – Suicide Six – right in Woodstock or one of the bigger area mountains such as Okemo, Pico or Killington.


Killington Mountain Resort & Ski Area is a ski resort in Killington, Vermont. It is the largest ski area in the Eastern United States, and has the largest vertical in New England as well at 3050 feet.

Distance from Birch Hill Farm: 28 miles

Summit Elevation: 4,421 feet
Trails: 140
Lifts: 22
Acres: 752
Snowmaking: 80%

Website: www.Killington.com


Skiing Vermont terrain at Okemo is quite the treat as its winter operations consistently receive accolades and win awards for snow quality, grooming, terrain parks, family programs, resort dining and its friendly, professional staff.

Distance from Birch Hill Farm: 27 miles

Summit Elevation: 3,344
Trails: 119
Lifts: 12
Acres: 632
Snowmaking: 96%

Website: www.Okemo.com


One of Pico’s best characteristics is that guests can enjoy a big mountain experience with the personal touch of a smaller ski area. From the summit, skiers and riders can wind down and more experienced skiers and riders can take a shot at the mountain’s steepest trail, Giant Killer – a double black diamond. For the glade skiing and riding enthusiasts, Pico offers also offers tree skiing. First-time skiers and snowboarders can enjoy their own chairlift and handle tow, serving two gentle learning trails at the Bonanza area. Cruisers and Carvers will also find plenty of worthy terrain.

Distance from Birch Hill Farm: 29 miles

Summit Elevation: 3,967
Trails: 52
Lifts: 7
Acres: 214
Snowmaking: 75%

Website: www.picomountain.com

Suicide Six

Right in Woodstock, Vermont is Suicide Six – our very own ski resort. Even though it is small you can get in quite a bit of high-quality skiing. Lift lines are short and this is an area ideal for a half-day of skiing. You can get a workout on their black-diamond bump run featuring a 250-yard stretch of moguls right under the lift. However, Suicide Six is one of the most family-friendly ski areas in Vermont. With 30% beginner, 40% intermediate and 30% advanced slope ratings, there’s a safe trail for the skier of every age and ability.

Distance from Birch Hill Farm: 10 miles

Summit Elevation: 1,200
Trails: 23
Lifts: 2
Acres: 100
Snowmaking: 50%

Website: wwww.woodstockinn.com/Activities/Alpine-Skiing