A-Basin And Loveland Are Open. Here’s When Other Resorts Are Set To Follow

October 29, 2015
Photo: Loveland opening day (AP Photo)
Connor Anderson dressed in a banana costume and Sam Schuler in a gorilla costume, both from Westminster, Colo., walk to the lift line for opening day at Loveland Ski Area, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, in Georgetown, Colo.

“We started making snow, boy, just over a week ago Oct. 21 and with the cold temperatures and the natural snowfall we’ve been able to get a great base layer down on our run,” he said. 

Hierholzer acknowledges they won’t be beating out their rival, Loveland Ski Area, on the other side of the Continental Divide, since both are opening today, unlike 2014, when A-Basin opened first.

“We usually open between mid and late October. So we are pretty much on track,” he said.

And here's when other ski areas are scheduled to open according to Vail Resorts and Colorado Ski Country USA (subject to change, of course):

November 6:    

Wolf Creek, Keystone

November 13:  

Copper Mountain, Breckenridge

November 18:   

Winter Park

November 20:   

Eldora, Vail

November 25:   

Crested Butte, Steamboat, Beaver Creek

November 26:   

Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Telluride

Late November:

Monarch, Howelsen, Purgatory                                      

December 11:   

Sunlight

December 12:   

Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, Ski Cooper                                  

December 17:   

Ski Granby Ranch, Powderhorn                         

December 19:   

Silverton

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