Strap up your boots and spread the wax, ski season is upon us. If you’re anything like us at OutThere Colorado, you dream of powder days even in the heat of summer. Our first turns can’t come soon enough! In our excitement, we decided to call the Centennial State ski resorts and confirm opening dates so you wouldn’t have to. Can’t wait to see you out there on the slopes!

Ordered by Opening Day (for alphabetical order, see below):

  • Arapahoe Basin Resort – CURRENTLY OPEN! Opening Day: Friday, October 21, 2016. Closing Date: Early June, 2017
  • Loveland Ski AreaOpening Day: Thursday, November 10, 2016. Closing Date: TBD.
  • Breckenridge Ski ResortOpening Day: Saturday, November 19, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
  • Keystone ResortOpening Day: (update) Friday, November 18, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Winter Park ResortOpening Day: Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
  • Copper Mountain ResortOpening Day: Friday, November 18, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Vail Ski ResortOpening Day: Friday, November 18, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
  • Eldora Mountain ResortOpening Day: Friday, November 18, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Purgatory ResortOpening Day: Saturday, November 19, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Beaver Creek ResortOpening Day: Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Telluride Ski ResortOpening Day: Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day). Closing Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • Aspen MountainOpening Day: Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day). Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Aspen SnowmassOpening Day: Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day). Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Crested Butte ResortOpening Day: Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day). Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Steamboat ResortOpening Day: Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day). Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Monarch Mountain ResortOpening Day: TBD… “50% chance of opening before Thanksgiving”. Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Howelsen Hill Ski Area and Nordic CenterOpening Day: Saturday, November 26, 2016. Closing Date: TBD.
  • Buttermilk MountainOpening Day: Saturday, December 10, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • Aspen HighlandsOpening Day: Saturday, December 10, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Ski CooperOpening Day: Saturday, December 10, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Sunlight Mountain ResortOpening Day: Sunday, December 11, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • Powderhorn Mountain ResortOpening Day: Thursday, December 15, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017
  • Granby Ranch Ski AreaOpening Day: Saturday, December 17, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • Silverton Mountain ResortOpening Day: Thursday, December 29, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Echo Mountain ResortOpening Day: TBD. Closing Date: TBD.
  • Wolf Creek Ski AreaOpening Day: TBD. Closing Date: TBD.
Winter Park Resort - OutThere Colorado
Photo courtesy of: Winter Park Resort.

Alphabetical Order:

  • Arapahoe Basin Resort – CURRENTLY OPEN! Opening Day: Friday, October 21, 2016. Closing Date: Early June, 2017
  • Aspen HighlandsOpening Day: Saturday, December 10, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Aspen MountainOpening Day: Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day). Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Aspen SnowmassOpening Day: Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day). Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Beaver Creek ResortOpening Day: Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Breckenridge Ski ResortOpening Day: Saturday, November 19, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
  • Buttermilk MountainOpening Day: Saturday, December 10, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • Ski CooperOpening Day: Saturday, December 10, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Copper Mountain ResortOpening Day: Friday, November 18, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Crested Butte ResortOpening Day: Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day). Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Echo Mountain ResortOpening Day: TBD. Closing Date: TBD.
  • Eldora Mountain ResortOpening Day: Friday, November 18, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Granby Ranch Ski AreaOpening Day: Saturday, December 17, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • Howelsen Hill Ski Area and Nordic CenterOpening Day: Saturday, November 26, 2016. Closing Date: TBD.
  • Keystone ResortOpening Day: Friday, November 18, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Loveland Ski AreaOpening Day: Thursday, November 10, 2016. Closing Date: TBD.
  • Monarch Mountain ResortOpening Day: TBD… “50% chance of opening before Thanksgiving”. Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Powderhorn Mountain ResortOpening Day: Thursday, December 15, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017
  • Purgatory ResortOpening Day: Saturday, November 19, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Silverton Mountain ResortOpening Day: Thursday, December 29, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
  • Steamboat ResortOpening Day: Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day). Closing Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday)
  • Sunlight Mountain ResortOpening Day: Sunday, December 11, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • Telluride Ski ResortOpening Day: Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day). Closing Date: Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • Vail Ski ResortOpening Day: Friday, November 18, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
  • Winter Park ResortOpening Day: Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Closing Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
  • Wolf Creek Ski AreaOpening Day: TBD. Closing Date: TBD.
Aspen Snowmass Photo Credit Tomas Zuccareno - OutThere Colorado
Aspen Snowmass. Photo Credit: Tomas Zuccareno.

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