Here Are the 50+ Open Resorts in North America for You to Ski This Week…

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Skiers and riders were the big winners last weekend! Credit: A-Basin Facebook

As the snow continues to fall and starts to accumulate, more and more resorts are beginning snowmaking operations, and more and more are in good enough shape to open. Great Divide became the first Montana resort to open, last weekend, although Utahns will have to wait a little longer as Brian Head resort postponed their Friday opening. And we are seeing a bunch of midwest resorts start to turn their lifts.

And not forgetting Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, CA who kick off their ski season today.

As snow continues to fall and we move towards December November, let’s hope we see even more resorts open soon.

Open Resorts in North America this Week:

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A-Basin looking good on opening day. Credit: A-Basin Facebook


  • Arapahoe Basin, CO
  • Keystone Resort, CO
  • Loveland, CO
  • Wolf Creek, CO
  • Eldora Mountain Resort, CO
  • Winter Park Resort, CO
  • Breckenridge, CO
  • Copper Mountain, CO
  • Howelsen Hill, CO
  • Steamboat, CO
  • Vail, CO
  • Monarch Mountain, CO (weekends only)

California / Nevada:

  • Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, NV
  • Boreal Mountain Resort, CA (weekends only)
  • Mammoth Mountain, CA
  • Squaw Valley, CA
  • Big Bear Mountain Resort, CA


  • Nakiska, Alberta
  • Mt. Norquay, Sunshine Village & Lake Louise, SkiBig3, Alberta
  • Marmot Basin, Alberta
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Opening conditions did not disappoint. Credit: Killington Facebook


  • Killington Resort, VT
  • Mount Snow, VT
  • Sunday River, ME
  • Sugarloaf, ME
  • Sugar Mountain, NC
  • Cataloochee Ski Area, NC (weekends only)
  • Wachusett Mountain, MA
  • Berkshire East, MA
  • Jiminy Peak, MA
  • Loon Mountain, NH
  • Wildcat Mountain, NH
  • Hunter Mountain, NY
  • Blue Mountain Resort, PA (weekends only)
  • Bear Creek Mountain Resort, PA
  • Big Boulder, PA


  • Wild Mountain, MN
  • Buck Hill, MN (weekends only)
  • Hyland Hills Ski Area, MN (weekends only)
  • Welch Village, MN (weekends only)
  • Lutsen Mountain, MN (weekends only until 12/13)
  • Granite Peak, WI
  • Trollhaugen Outdoor Recreation Area, WI (weekends only)
  • Ski Brule, MI (weekends only)
  • Pine Knob Resort, MI
  • Boyne Mountain, MI

Best of the Rest…

  • Bogus Basin, ID (weekends only)
  • Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort, NM (weekends only until 22nd Nov)
  • Great Divide, MT (weekends only)
  • Brian Head Resort, UT (opens Friday 15th November) POSTPONED
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And they’re off at Keystone! Credit: Keystone Resort Facebook

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9 thoughts on “Here Are the 50+ Open Resorts in North America for You to Ski This Week…

  1. A bunch of Minneapolis area hills will be opening this weekend too…
    Buck Hill, MN
    Hyland Hills , MN
    Trollhaugen, WI

  2. There is a huge difference in the operations of A-Basin and Keystone ski area. I skied both areas on opening days of each area. A-Basin was just ok. Snow conditions were marginal at best. Keystone on the other hand was perfect. Snow conditions were amazing for an early kick off. The trail Upper School Marm was wide and had nice depth from top to bottom. Not a rock or root.

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