Head For The Hills This Weekend: Here’s Where To Ski, Ride
It’s early and snow cover, depth, run length and number of lifts running varies across North America’s ski resorts. But, if you’re ready to play, more than 42 ski areas are ready help you do it this weekend (Nov. 16-17).Some are re-opening and may only operate for the weekend; others have been open for a while and hope to remain that way for the duration.
It’s an ever-changing landscape, based on conditions as the moment. Be sure to check SnoCountry.com’s condition reports for the very latest. Here’s who plans to be open for the weekend as of Friday (Nov. 15):
Pennsylvania’s Big Boulder; New Hampshire’s Bretton Woods and Loon Mt.; Vermont’s Bromley, Killington, Mt. Snow and Okemo; Maine’s Sunday River; New York’s Whiteface, Gore and Maple Ridge; Massachusett’s Jiminy Peak and Ski Ward; Connecticut’s Woodbury; North Carolina’s Cataloochie and Sugar Mt.
Michigan’s Boyne Mountain, Mt. Holly and Ski Brule; Minnesota’s Buck Hill and Wild Mt.; Wisconsin’s Granite Peak, Nordic Mt. and Trollhaugen.
Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Mt., Breckenridge, Copper Mt., Keystone, Loveland, Winter Park and Wolf Mt.; Utah’s Brian Head, and Brighton; New Mexico’s Sipapu; and Wyoming’s Sleeping Giant.
California’s Boreal and Mammoth Mt.
Alberta’s Lake Louise, Norquay, Marmot Basin, Nakiska, Canyon and Canada Olympic Park; Quebec’s Mont St. Sauveur; British Columbia’s Big White and Whistler/Blackcomb.
Once again, be sure and check before hopping in the car. Plans are extremely fluid this early in the season.
Photo: Jiminy Peak in the Massachusetts Berkshires is ready to rip (Jiminy Peak/Facebook)