Aspen Mountain and Snowmass Scheduled to Open Thanksgiving Day, November 24th
Winter showed up in late October with a series of cold storms dropping more than two feet of snow at higher elevations over the last several days. In the last 24 hours, Aspen Snowmass has seen up to 13″ on some of its mountains, marking the ramp-up to winter ski season.
Early season trail work is underway including track packing and boot backing and snowmaking will commence on November 1st. Aspen Mountain and Snowmass are scheduled to open on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24.
With all of the preseason snowfall, the conditions are promising for the coming winter.
Totals within the last 24 hours include:
- Snowmass: 13″ new, 22″ total
- Highlands: 13″ new, 22″ total
- Aspen Mountain: 10″ new, 15″ total
- Buttermilk: 8″ new, 12″ total
With early season conditions, please be aware when uphilling and use appropriate safety measures. Uphilling straps are not required until November 1st.