Thanksgiving is a crapshoot when it comes to skiing, the snow can be variable, but there are early season deals to be had. Luckily, this year we’re getting the best of both worlds, November has already been a big month for snow in the West and you can still find screaming deals on lodging, tickets and food. Looking for a place to give thanks? Here’s where you should head, plus forecasts, so you can decide for yourself.
Planning a last-minute ski trip? Follow the snow. Southwest Colorado is expecting several feet of snow. The Berkshires in Massachusetts got 10-plus inches. And Squaw Valley is getting storms—and is hosting the biggest freeride competition in the U.S. on Saturday, the Freeride World Tour. We’ve got snow reports, travel deals, and more.