When do Vermont ski resorts open for 2018 - 2019?

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 06:55 PM

Mount Snow to open
Mount Snow getting ready to open. Photo from Mount Snow's social media on October 25.
Killington opened in October
Killington opened first in Vermont. Photo from Killington's social media on October 20.

Updated 11/19/18  

Mount Snow joined Killington in spinning lifts in October. Cold temperatures and aggressive snowmaking allow these resorts to open very limited terrain this early.


Vermont ski resort planned opening dates 2018 - 2019 — weather permitting! 

  • Killington / Opened on October 19
  • Mount Snow / Opened on October 27; at first only for weekend skiing
  • Stowe / Opened on November 16
  • Okemo / Opened on November 16 
  • Sugarbush / Opened on November 16 for passholders; Nov. 17 for all
  • Stratton / Opens on November 21
  • Jay Peak / Opens on November 23
  • Smugglers’ Notch / Opens on November 23
  • Bromley / Opens on November 23
  • Burke Mountain / Opens on November 23
  • Bolton Valley / Opens on Nov. 24, Dec. 1 - 2, and then December 8 for the season
  • Mad River Glen / Opens on Nov. 24 - 25; at first only for weekend skiing
  • Magic Mountain / Opens on December 1 
  • Pico Mountain / Opens on December 15
  • Suicide Six / Opens on December 15
  • Ski Quechee / Opens on December 15
  • Other opening dates to come when available


  • Check resort snow report pages for the very latest on their opening dates and conditions. Know before you go!
  • Opening dates depend on Mother Nature's cooperation.

Have you seen our annual Vermont lift ticket deals post?

Filed in: Alpine / downhill skiing, Fall & Early season, Jay Peak, Killington, Mount Snow, Smugglers' Notch, Stowe

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