If early snow and colder temperatures are any indication, winter is coming in Colorado and it’s coming fast. Rip some early turns at the areas already up and running and mark your calendars with upcoming opening dates.

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1. Arapahoe Basin – OPEN

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. Photo Credit: Colorado Wedding Photographers; Dave Camara.

2. Aspen Snowmass

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Aspen Snowmass, Colorado. Photo Credit: Tomas Zuccareno.
  • Aspen Mountain – 11/23

  • Aspen Snowmass – 11/23

  • Aspen Buttermilk – 12/9

  • Aspen Highlands – 12/9

 

3. Beaver Creek Resort – 11/22

4. Breckenridge Ski Resort – 11/10

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Jeb Marsh takes some turns on Ski Logik skis at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Photo Credit: Christian Murdock

5. Copper Mountain – 11/10

6. Crested Butte Mountain Resort – 11/23

Crested Butte Ski Resort. Photo Credit: Tom Stillo - OutThere Colorado.
Crested Butte Ski Resort. Photo Credit: Tom Stillo

7. Echo Mountain Resort – 11/21

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Photo Credit: Nate Polta

8. Eldora Mountain – 11/17

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Eldora Mountain Resort. Photo Credit: John Waugh.

9. Hesperus Ski Area – 12/15

10. Howelsen Hill – 11/25

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Howelsen Hill Ski Area and Nordic Center. Photo Credit: Dean Laird.

11. Kendall Mountain- 12/1

12. Keystone Resort – 11/10

Gondola at Keystone Ski Resort, Colorado.

13. Loveland Ski Area – OPEN

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Loveland Ski Area, Colorado. Photo Credit: Loveland Ski Area.

14. Monarch Mountain – 11/22

Monarch Mountain Resort. Photo Credit: Monarch Mountain Resort - OutThere Colorado.
Monarch Mountain Resort. Photo Credit: Monarch Mountain Resort.

15. Powderhorn Mountain Resort – 12/15

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Powderhorn Mountain Resort, CO. Photo Credit: Powderhorn Mountain Resort

16. Purgatory Resort – 11/18

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Photo Credit: Purgatory Resort.

17. Silverton Mountain – 12/28

Silverton Mountain. Photo Credit: Spirit Fire - OutThere Colorado.
Silverton Mountain. Photo Credit: Spirit Fire

18. Ski Cooper – 12/9

Cooper Ski Resort. Photo Credit: Ski Cooper - OutThere Colorado.
Cooper Ski Resort. Photo Credit: Ski Cooper

19. Ski Granby Ranch – 12/15

Granby Ranch. Photo Credit: Katie Rae Bode - OutThere Colorado.
Granby Ranch. Photo Credit: Katie Rae Bode

20. Steamboat Resort – 11/22

Steamboat Resort. Photo Credit: ©2016 Larry Pierce:Steamboat Ski Resort - OutThere Colorado.
Steamboat Resort. Photo Credit: ©2016 Larry Pierce:Steamboat Ski Resort

21. Sunlight Mountain Resort – 12/8

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Sunlight Mountain Resort, Colorado. Photo Credit: DeAnna TreVizo1

22. Telluride Ski Resort – 11/23

23. Vail Resort – 11/17

24. Winter Park Resort – 11/15

Winter Park Resort. Photo Credit: Winter Park Resort - OutThere Colorado.
Winter Park Resort. Photo Credit: Winter Park Resort

25. Wolf Creek Ski Area – 11/3

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Wolf Creek Ski Area, Colorado. Photo Credit: Wolf Creek Ski Area.

 

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