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United States - Ski Resort Opening Dates

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Opening and Season Dates for American Ski Resorts

When do Ski Areas open in United States?

The table below gives the planned opening dates for a number of American ski resorts.

Please Note :- All Ski Areas are subject to rapidly changing snow, weather and road conditions - and other operational constraints - and actual opening dates and times often change considerably from planned.

You can find the reported and forecast snow and weather for United States on J2Ski, but you should always double-check the latest conditions with the Tourist Office before travelling.

Ski Season Dates for Ski Resorts in USA
Ski ResortPlanned OpeningPlanned Closing
Afton Alpslate NovemberMid April
Alpine Valleylate NovemberLate March
Altamid NovemberLate April
Alyeskalate NovemberLate April
Arapahoe Basinearly NovemberLate May
Arizona Snowbowllate NovemberMid April
Aspenmid DecemberMid April
Attitash Bear Peaklate NovemberEarly April
Beaver Creeklate NovemberLate April
Big Skylate NovemberMid April
Blue Mountainearly DecemberEarly April
Boyne Mountainlate NovemberMid April
Breckenridgelate NovemberLate April
Buttermilkmid DecemberEarly April
Cannon Mountainlate NovemberMid April
Copper Mountainearly NovemberLate April
Crested Buttelate NovemberEarly April
Deer Valley Resortearly DecemberMid April
Gore Mountainlate NovemberMid April
Grand Targheelate NovemberLate April
Heavenlylate NovemberMid April
Holiday Valleylate NovemberEarly April
Homewoodlate NovemberLate April
Hunter Mountainlate NovemberEarly May
Jackson Holelate NovemberEarly April
Jay Peaklate NovemberEarly May
Keystonelate NovemberLate April
Killingtonlate NovemberEarly May
Kirkwoodlate NovemberEarly May
Loveland Ski Areamid OctoberEarly May
Mammoth Mountainearly NovemberMid June
Monarch Mountainlate NovemberMid April
Moonlight Basinlate NovemberEarly April
Mount Bachelorlate NovemberLate May
Mount Bakerlate OctoberEarly May
Mount Brightonmid NovemberMid April
Mount Hood Meadowslate NovemberMid April
Mount Snowlate NovemberEarly April
Mountain Highlate NovemberEarly April
Northstar-at-Tahoelate NovemberMid April
Okemolate NovemberMid April
Park Citylate NovemberLate April
Powder Mountainmid NovemberMid April
Schweitzerlate NovemberMid April
Sierra-at-Tahoelate NovemberMid April
Silver Mountainlate NovemberEarly May
Ski Apachelate NovemberLate March
Smugglers Notchlate NovemberMid April
Snoqualmielate NovemberLate April
Snowbasinlate NovemberMid April
Snowbirdlate NovemberLate May
Snowmasslate NovemberMid April
Solitudemid NovemberMid April
Steamboatlate NovemberMid April
Stowelate NovemberMid April
Stratton Mountainlate NovemberEarly April
Sugar Bowllate NovemberMid April
Sugarbushlate NovemberMid April
Sun Valleylate NovemberEarly April
Sundanceearly DecemberEarly April
Sunday Riverlate NovemberLate April
Taoslate NovemberEarly April
Telluridelate NovemberEarly April
The Canyonslate NovemberMid April
Timberlineearly OctoberEarly Sept
Vaillate NovemberLate April
Waterville Valleymid NovemberMid April
Whiteface Mountainlate NovemberMid April
Whitefish Mountain Resortlate NovemberEarly April
Winter Parkmid NovemberLate April