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Aspen Mountain, Colo.

Opening Day Teaser:

Nov. 16-17

Official Opening Day:

Nov. 23

Lifts Open:

3

Number of Trails/acres:

25, 191 acres

Base:

26 inches

Ticket Price:

$49 (adults), $32 (seniors), $32 (kids 7-17), Aspen Mountain season passes are valid. Highlands/Buttermilk passholders pay $39/day and Aspen/Snowmass Classic Passes are valid.

Information:

www.aspensnowmass.com

Beaver Creek, Colo.
Official Opening Day: Nov. 23
Lifts Open: 7
Number of Trails/Acres: 950 acres
Base: 28 inches
Ticket Price: $63
Information: www.snow.com (970)-949-5750

Breckenridge, Colo.
Official Opening Day: Nov. 15
Lifts Open: 2
Number of Trails/Acres: 500 acres
Base: 34 inches
Ticket Price: $49 (adults), $29 (kids 12 and under) All life ticket
proceeds will go to the Summit County Community Care Clinic Family and Cultural Resort Center
Information: www.breckenridge.com, (970) 453-5000

Durango Mountain Resort, Colo.
Official Opening Day: Nov. 16
Lifts Open: 1
Number of Trails/Acres: 11
Base: 30-36 inches
Ticket Price: $19 (adults), $10 (kids)
Information: www.durangomountainresort.com, 970-385-2168

Eldora Mountain, Colo.
Official Opening DayNov. 15
Lifts Open: 5
Number of Trails/Acres: 7
Base: 26 inches
Ticket Price: $33 (adults), $20 (seniors and kids)
Information: 303-440-8700

Mt. Bachelor, Ore.
Official Opening Day: Nov. 22
Lifts Open: 4
Number of Trails/AcresN/A
Base: 20 inches
Ticket Price: $16
Information: www.mtbachelor.com, 800-829-2442

Park City, Utah
Official Opening Day: Nov. 16
Lifts Open: 1
Number of Trails/Acres: Pay Day run, 35 acres
Base: 32 inches
Ticket Price: $37 adult, $32 senior (ages 65-69), $20 youth (ages 7-12), children 6 and under and seniors over 70 ski FREE.
Information: www.parkcitymountain.com, 435-647-5449

Sierra-at-Tahoe
Official Opening Day: Nov. 27
Lifts Open: Depends on opening day snow conditions.
Number of Trails/Acres: Depends on opening day snow conditions.
Base: 18-33 inches
Ticket Price: Depends on opening day snow conditions.
Information: www.SierraAtTahoe.com, 530-659-7453

Snowbird, Utah
Official Opening Day: Nov. 22
Lifts Open: 4, including the Tram
Number of Trails/Acres: Depends on opening day snow conditions.
Base: 30-38 inches
Ticket Price: Depends on opening day snow conditions.
Information: www.snowbird.com, 801-742-2222

Squaw Valley, Calif.
Official Opening Day: Nov. 16
Lifts Open: 8
Number of Trails/Acres: 25
Base: 12-24 inches
Ticket Price: $42 (adults15-64) ), $21 juniors (13-15), and seniors (65-75), $5 for children 12 and under.
Information: www.squaw.com, 530-583-6985

Sunday River, Maine
Official Opening Day: Nov. 16
Lifts Open: 3
Number of Trails/Acres: 7, 53 acres
Base: 18-33 inches
Ticket Price: $35 (ages 13 and older), $25 (6-12 and 65 and older), kids five and under ski FREE.
Information: www.SierraAtTahoe.com, 207-824-3000

Taos Ski Valley, NM
Official Opening Day: Nov. 23
Lifts Open: Depends on opening day snow conditions.
Number of Trails/Acres: Depends on opening day snow conditionss.
Base: 40 inches
Ticket Price: $16
Information: www.skitaos.org, 505-776-2291

Vail, Colo.

Official Opening Day: Nov. 16
Lifts Open: 10
Number of Trails/Acres: original Back Bowls (Sun Up and Sun Down) and the majority of the front side of Vail Mountain, 2,331 acres
Base: 34 inches
Ticket Price: $59
Information: www.snow.com, 970-476-9090

If you know of another resort that’s opening soon or already open, let us know by sending us an email at editor@skimag.com.