Whiteface Mountain on Thanksgiving week. (Twitter/Whiteface)
A changing weather pattern across the West will alter storm tracks across Canada, while several cold shots hit the East.
Heading up to Lone Peak on the tram.
America’s biggest skiing resort, Big Sky with 5800 acres and 300 runs tumbling off four mountain peaks, made several improvements this past summer that improved slope access. They open for the season on Thanksgiving Day, November 23.
Leapin' off the ridge on bluebird day. (Loveland/Facebook)
Many of the original ski areas in Colorado went up hard by the snow-grabbing Continental Divide. Born in 1937, Loveland Ski Area is one of them, where above-tree line skiing and riding means never the same line twice … and the snow just keeps on comin’.
The whole world will be watching Killington Thanksgiving weekend. (Killington Resort)
The East’s biggest ski party of the year is coming up this weekend, with a lineup of the world’s fastest female racers putting on a show for the Audi FIS World Cup and the Beast of the East welcoming thousands of fans to this not-to-miss festival.
More pow' in the trees at Tamarack. (Tamarack Resort/Facebook)
Early season snow storms are tracking right over the Cascades and Northern Rockies, and many resorts have already opened – some with improvements made over the summer.
Equipping a family for a winter trip takes planning. (Colorado Ski Country USA/Facebook)
Anyone who flies to ski and snowboard resorts knows the hassle of bringing their equipment along. But there are options.
Looking forward to a white winter at Windham. (Windham/Facebook)
New York’s Windham will be making and grooming snow more efficiently than ever with an increasingly automated snowmaking system and environmentally friendly grooming fleet, thanks to $2 million investments this year.
Skiing and riding underway at Mount Rose. (Mount Rose Ski Tahoe/Facebook)
California has two dozen ski and snowboard resorts, and the bulk of them have minimal lodging and rely upon skiers and riders who drive up for the day.
Crystal Mountain in Washington opened Wednesday. (Crystal Mountain/Facebook)
A powerful weather system delivers heavy snow across the West through Friday, then leads to lake effect snow during the weekend for the East.