Keystone, Breckenridge and Eldora have all announced they are opening Wednesday — two days early for the Summit County resorts and a full nine days early for Eldora.
A healthy dump of snow — three feet in 72 hours in some areas — means they’ll join Wolf Creek in southern Colorado, and Arapahoe Basin and Loveland along Interstate 70, which all opened in October.
“It’s going to be a great season—c’mon up!" Brent Tregaskis, Eldora’s president and general manager, said in a press release.
It’s turned out to be a healthy early ski season so far, with four of the six resorts set to be open by Wednesday ahead of their average opening day since 2010.
|Resort||2010-2017 Average||2018 Opening|
The next resorts set to open are Winter Park, Copper Mountain and Vail.
|Nov. 14||Winter Park|
|Nov. 16||Copper Mountain, Vail|
|Nov. 21||Beaver Creek, Monarch, Steamboat|
|Nov. 22||Crested Butte, Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Telluride|
|Nov. 23||Cooper, Echo Mountain|
|Nov. 24||Howelsen Hill, Silverton|
|Dec. 7||Kendall Mountain|
|Dec. 8||Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, Sunlight|
|Dec. 14||Granby Ranch, Powderhorn|
Source: Colorado Ski County USA, Vail Resorts, CPR News research