Ski Resort Opening and Closing Dates for 2015-2016

The ski films are out, and you know what that means – ski season is just around the corner! Calgary in Canada closed out their summer with a blanket of snowfall, and early snowmaking has begun at Copper Mountain in Colorado, along with some other resorts across the nation. With El Nino’s rains blessing the Americas, ski resorts are anticipating a big powder payout this year.

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If that doesn’t get you stoked about your upcoming snow days, this list of opening ski resort opening and closing dates for this season might. Remember that these dates are projected based on weather predictions, and nature may have other plans. Please visit resort websites to confirm openings and for the most current conditions. Then browse this site to find ski vacation discounts that will help you ski more days for less.

Type your favorite resort in the search box below, or select “next” to browse the list.

Ski ResortProjected Open DateProjected Close Date
ALASKA
Alyeska12/0604/17
Eaglecrest12/0703/22
Hilltop12/0603/28
ARIZONA
Arizona Snowbowl11/2104/10
Sunrise Park Resort12/0503/29
CALIFORNIA
Alpine Meadows12/1205/02
Badger12/1103/29
Bear Valley11/3004/13
Boreal 10/3104/19
Heavenly11/2104/17
Kirkwood11/2104/10
Mammoth11/1105/29
Mt.Baldy12/2003/29
Mountain High11/1504/10
Mt. Shasta12/2004/12
Northstar-at-Tahoe11/2004/17
Sierra-at-Tahoe12/2004/19
Snow Summit11/2803/29
Snow Valley 12/2003/22
Squaw Valley11/2504/25
Sugar Bowl12/1303/23
COLORADO
Arapahoe Basin10/1506/01
Aspen11/2604/17
Aspen Highlands12/1204/10
Beaver Creek11/250410
Breckenridge11/1304/24
Buttermilk12/1204/03
Copper 11/0604/17
Crested Butte 11/0604/10
Durango11/1504/01
Eldora 11/2104/10
Howelsen Hill11/3003/15
Keystone11/0604/10
Loveland11/0105/05
Monarch11/2004/03
Powderhorn12/1704/03
Purgatory at Durango11/1504/01
Ski Cooper12/1204/10
Ski Granby Ranch12/1204/01
Silverton
Snowmass11/2604/10
Sunlight 11/2904/01
Steamboat Springs11/2604/10
Telluride11/2804/03
Vail11/2004/10
Winter Park11/1504/25
Wolf Creek11/0604/13
CONNECTICUT
Ski Sundown11/2704/03
Mohawk11/2803/29
Mt. Southington12/0804/05
Woodbury11/2604/05
IDAHO
Schweitzer 12/404/10
Silver12/603/29
Sun Valley11/2804/04
MAINE
Mt. Abram12/1404/12
Saddleback12/1404/19
Shawnee Peak12/0604/05
Sugarloaf11/3005/03
Sunday River11/2205/02
MARYLAND
Wisp Resort11/2903/22
MASSACHUSETTS
Berkshire East 11/2803/31
Bousquet 12/0403/29
Wachusett11/2104/10
MICHIGAN
Alpine Valley11/1903/15
Big Powderhorn12/1203/22
Blackjack 12/2003/29
Boyne11/1504/19
Mt. Brighton11/1703/22
MINNESOTA
Afton Alps11/2403/22
Lutsen 11/1504/10
Spirit11/2403/29
MONTANA
Big Sky 11/2704/20
Bridger Bowl12/604/05
Red Lodge11/2704/03
Whitefish12/604/12
NEW HAMPSHIRE
Attitash12/0504/03
Black12/1303/28
Bretton Woods11/1604/21
Cannon11/2804/19
Cranmore 11/2304/05
Gunstock12/0604/05
King Pine12/1303/29
Loon 11/1604/19
Mt. Sunapee11/2904/19
Pats Peak12/0603/29
Ragged12/0704/05
Waterville Valley11/2304/14
Whaleback01/1003/29
Wildcat11/2605/01
NEVADA
Diamond Peak 12/1004/12
Mt. Rose11/2204/19
Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard12/2003/29
NEW MEXICO
Angel Fire 12/1303/22
Red River11/2703/22
Sipapu 11/1504/12
Ski Santa Fe12/0604/05
Ski Apache 11/2704/05
Taos Ski Valley 11/2704/12
NEW YORK
Belleayre11/2204/12
Catamount12/0604/05
Gore11/2304/19
Hunter11/2204/12
Mt. Peter12/1403/29
Plattekill12/1304/12
Tuxedo Ridge 12/1303/23
Whiteface11/2104/19
Windham11/2204/06
NORTH CAROLINA
Beech11/2803/22
Cataloochee12/0103/27
Sugar10/3103/29
OREGON
Mt. Bachelor11/2705/10
PENNSYLVANIA
Blue 11/2304/05
Jack Frost 12/1403/29
Seven Springs 11/2804/05
Shawnee 11/2803/29
Whitetail11/2903/22
TENNESSEE
Ober Gatlinburg 12/1403/15
UTAH
Alta11/2004/26
Beaver12/1103/29
Brian Head11/2204/12
Brighton11/2204/19
Canyons11/2704/10
Deer Valley12/0504/10
Eagle Point12/2103/22
Park City11/2104/10
Powder12/2004/05
Snowbasin11/2704/12
Snowbird11/2105/10
Solitude 11/2104/17
Sundance12/0404/03
VERMONT
Bolton Valley12/1304/12
Bromley11/2304/12
Jay Peak 11/2205/12
Killington11/0405/29
Mad River Glen 12/2303/22
Magic12/2004/12
Mt. Snow 11/2104/15
Okemo 11/1504/12
Pico 12/1304/05
Q Burke12/1304/05
Smugglers' Notch11/2704/17
Stowe11/2304/19
Stratton11/2704/13
Suicide Six12/1903/22
Sugarbush11/2104/20
VIRGINIA
Wintergreen11/2903/22
WISCONSIN
Alpine Valley12/1203/16
Cascade11/2903/22
Christmas12/0903/22
Devil's Head 11/2203/22
WASHINGTON
Crystal12/0204/17
Mt. Baker12/2104/19
Mt. Spokane 12/2503/29
Stevens Pass 11/2304/19
The Summit at Snoqualmie12/3005/05
WEST VIRGINIA
Canaan Valley 12/2103/22
Snowshoe11/2704/05
Timberline12/1303/22
Winterplace12/1303/22
WYOMING
Grand Targhee11/2204/27
Jackson Hole 11/2504/01
Snow King12/0703/29
CANADA
Banff - Lake Louise - Sunshine Village - Mt. Norquay11/0705/10
Blackcomb11/2605/23
Canada Olympic Park11/1503/29
Marmot Basin 11/1505/03
Tremblant11/2004/10
Whistler11/2605/23

Comments

  1. anne_bliss@sbcglobal.net' Anne Bliss says:

    Boreal is not in Nevada. Boreal is in California.

  2. Marjii Middleton says:

    Good catch, thanks!

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