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When do Vermont ski resorts open for 2023 / 2024 ski season?

Posted Thursday, November 16, 2023
— Alpine / downhill skiing, Cross-country skiing, Fall & early season
Dozens of snowmaking fans blow snow on a trail at Killington

Killington covering the World Cup ski racing trail with snow on December 13, 2023. Image courtesy Killington social media.

The 2023 - 2024 ski season is coming in hot! A number of ski resorts are opening before Thanksgiving. Are you ready?!?

These dates are weather dependent. Check the websites of your favorite Vermont ski areas to see if they are open, see if they are closed midweek during the early season, find out what kind of trails they have open, etc.

These opening dates were valid as of Wednesday, November 22 at 8 a.m.

  • Killington - Open
  • Okemo - Open
  • Stowe - Open
  • Sugarbush - Open
  • Stratton - Open
  • Bolton Valley - November 24
  • Bromley - November 25
  • Smuggs - November 24
  • Jay Peak - November 24 for passholders; November 25 for general public
  • Mount Snow - November 23
  • Burke - November 25
  • Anticipated openings in December: Cochran's, Mad River, Magic Mountain, Middlebury Snow Bowl, Northeast Slopes, Saskadena Six, Pico, Quechee Club & cross-country ski centers

Attention uphill skiers and riders: Most ski areas are rushing around making a ton of snow in a short amount of time so we can have a nice base for a long ski season. Before you go, check if the ski area is closed to skinning at this time.

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