Coronavirus Closes Ski Resorts Across North America - Latest Updates
UPDATED 3-19-20 - The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has resulted in closures of many ski resorts across North America and Europe. SnoCountry is actively tracking all closures and will continue to update resort status on the snow report listing page of SnoCountry.com. However, please double-check the website or social media feeds of your favorite mountains before heading out to the slopes.
Vail Resorts closes all resorts for the season
All North American ski mountains operated by Vail Resorts are closed for the remainder of the season, according to a release from Vail Resorts on Tuesday, March 17. The decision follows Vail Resorts' previously announced closure from Sunday, March 15 through Sunday, March 22. Vail Resorts may consider reopening Breckenridge in Colorado, Heavenly Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe and Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia in late April/early May, dependent on the situation with COVID-19 as well as weather conditions.
All Alterra Mountain Company resorts are closed until further notice.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has issued an executive order to close the state’s nearly 30 ski areas through March 22 amid the new coronavirus outbreak. “Never would I have believed that a global pandemic would force the temporary closure of our world-class ski resorts,” Polis wrote in an email announcing the news.
Vermont's Killington Resort has made the decision to close all resort operations, with a plan to continue to reassess the situation and resume operations at the appropriate time. Pico Mountian has also closed for the season.
While many resorts throughout many regions in the United States are closed, there remain a number of resorts that are open. Some have reduced services, including canceled events, and limited on-mountain services, to curb the threat of coronavirus. However, please check the website or social media feeds of your favorite mountains before heading out to the slopes.
SnoCountry will continue to monitor resort closings and provide updated information as it becomes available.