See Which Ski Areas Are Opening For The Season This Week In CO
Ski season might've technically kicked off last month, but several Colorado ski areas will be opening their gates for the first time this season this week.
Colorado Ski Areas/Resorts Already Open For The 2021-22 Season
Despite the lack of snow Colorado has seen this year, which has translated into difficult snowmaking conditions for many ski areas & resorts, the following ski areas/resorts are among the first wave of ski locations to have already opened for the 2021-22 season:
- Wolf Creek Ski Area - opened to the public on Oct. 16
- Arapahoe Basin (A-Basin) Ski Area - opened to the public on Oct. 17
- Keystone Ski Resort - opened to the public on Oct. 22
- Loveland Ski Area - opened to the public on Oct. 30
- Breckenridge Ski Resort - opened to the public on Nov. 12
- Vail Ski Resort - opened to the public on Nov. 12
- Winter Park Resort - opened to the public on Nov. 17
- Eldora Mountain - opened to the public on Nov. 19
Multiple other ski areas are set to follow suit and will be opening for the 2021-22 ski season this week.
Read on to see which Colorado ski areas are slated to open next:
- Crested Butte - Set to open Wednesday, Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving Eve)
- Aspen Mountain & Snowmass - set to open Thursday, Nov. 25 (Thanksgiving Day)
- Powderhorn - set to open Friday, Nov. 26
- Steamboat - set to open Saturday, Nov. 27
As for the others, some Colorado ski resorts have chosen to postpone or delay their opening days -
Last week, officials at Beaver Creek Mountain Resort announced that they'd be delaying their opening day in order to make enough snow on their grounds.
If you've been waiting to shred, now is the time to go. Happy skiing!
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