2013 - Opening Dates

2013 - Opening Dates


Red Mountain in Rossland, B.C. on opening day 2012.
Photo by Amber Hayes


We can all feel it as the mornings and nights become chillier, and the mountaintops become dusted with white - winter is coming. The summer was great, but winter - I missed you.

Ullr, son of Odin, on his skis with his bow. Artwork from Ólafs Brynjólfsson's script.

It won't be long now until all of us snow seekers are out feeling the cold air bite our cheeks, and our blood pumping hot as we plow through the pow.

Now you can start visualizing where you're going to strap your snow legs back on, as the ski resorts in the west announce their opening dates! A lot of resorts have tentative opening dates, as it's always down to Mother Nature when the snowflakes fall. So, dig out your snow gear, and start praying to Ullr for a bountiful 2013/14 season!



Check your favourite resorts' websites; there may be a pass sale on!



Astro Hal on Marmot Basin last season.
Photo by Elin Thora Jensdottir

         COP – OPEN 

         Norquay – OPEN 

         Sunshine Village – OPEN 

         Lake Louise – OPEN 

         Castle Mountain – OPEN 

         Kinosoo Ridge – OPEN 

         Snow Valley Ski Club – OPEN 

         Marmot Basin – OPEN 

         Nakiska – OPEN 


British Columbia


A skier and snowboarder taking the sights at Kicking Horse resort.
Photo by DOC POW

         Big White – OPEN 

         Fairmont – OPEN 

         Fernie – OPEN  

         Hudson Bay – OPEN

         Kicking Horse – OPEN

         Kimberley – OPEN

         Mt. Washington – not opened - no date set 

         Panorama – OPEN 

         Powder King – OPEN 

         Revelstoke Mountain Resort – OPEN

         Red Mountain Resort – OPEN

         Silver Star – OPEN

         Sun Peaks – OPEN 

         Shames – OPEN

         Whistler/Blackcomb – OPEN 

         Whitewater – OPEN 



         Whitefish Mountain Resort – OPEN 

Go on over to our snow conditions page and feel your heart fill with glee as you witness the rising snowfall numbers.

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