2016 Opening Dates

2016 Opening Dates


It's that time of the year, the snow has started falling and there's no sign of it stopping. Are you ready for ski and snowboard season? We sure are! Check out our compiled list of openings below and get ready for a great 2016/17 season on the slopes.

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Credit Lake Louise Ski Resort 

Lake Louise, AB opened on November 18 with fresh lines galore while two other Western Canadian mountains held their opening day on November 23. With more resorts hot on their heels, the ski season is off to a snowy start!

Credit Marmot Basin, #mymarmot

Over at Marmot Basin, AB skiers and riders enjoyed smooth groomers on The Eagle Express Quad Chair where they got to work out all the kinks and get back into the groove.


Red Mountain Resort, BC 
Opening date: December 10, 2016

Troll, BC
Opening date: December 10, 2016

Kimberley, BC 
Opening date: December 10, 2016

Kinosoo Ridge, AB
Opening date: December 10, 2016

Castle Mountain, AB 
Opening date: December 16, 2016

Hidden Valley, AB
Opening date: December 17, 2016

Manning Park, BC
Opening date: December 22, 2016  

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