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When do ski resorts open in Vermont for 2019 - 2020 season?

Posted Tuesday, November 12, 2019
— Alpine / downhill skiing, Cross-country skiing, Fall & early season, Killington, Jay Peak, Mount Snow, Okemo, Stowe, Stratton, Sugarbush
Photo of skier making turns at Smugglers' Notch in sunshine with mountain view

Sunny turns at Smugglers' Notch, Vermont. Photo from the files.

Updated 12/14/19

Please check our direct links to <link internal-link internal link in current>Vermont ski area snow reports before you make plans to go!

In November and December, check for midweek closures. Sometimes ski areas are just open on weekends in the early season!

  • Killington - opened November 3
  • Mount Snow - opened November 13
  • Bromley - opened November 16
  • Okemo - opened November 22
  • Stowe - opened November 22
  • Jay Peak - opened November 22 for passholders; Nov. 23 for all others
  • Sugarbush - opened November 22 for passholders; Nov. 23 for all others
  • Stratton - opened November 23
  • Smugglers' Notch - opened November 29
  • Bolton Valley - opened November 29
  • Burke Mountain - opened December 6
  • Cochran's Ski Area - opened December 7
  • Mad River Glen - opened December 7 
  • Magic Mountain - opened December 7
  • Middlebury Snow Bowl - opened December 7
  • Pico Mountain - opened December 7
  • Suicide Six - opened December 7

Nordic Ski Centers

Check our list of <link internal-link internal link in current>Vermont Cross-Country Ski Areas for direct links to their snow reports. Some were open in November and early December but then we were handed some warm weather.

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