2018 Opening Dates


2018 Opening Dates


LAST UPDATED: September 27, 2018

It's that time of the year: the days are getting shorter, the kids are gearing up to head back to school and the air is getting cooler. Are you ready for ski and snowboard season? We sure are! Check out our  list of openings and get ready for a great 2018/19 season on the slopes.

Also, check out our snow conditions. We will be regularly updating the list as resorts open.

Marmot Basin in Jasper Alberta
Jeremy Derksen

Big White, BC:  Nov. 22, 2018
Suggested Reading: Shredding the slopes and meeting new friends amid Big White’s snow ghosts

Castle Mountain, AB :  Dec. 14, 2018
Suggested Reading: Keeping it real at Castle

Mount Norquay, AB :  Nov. 2, 2018
Suggested Reading: Then and now: Mount Norquay

Canyon, AB: Mid November, 2018

Fernie, BC:  Mid November, 2018
Suggested Reading: The Pursuit of Powder

Hidden Valley, AB:  Early December 2018

Hudson Bay, BC:  Mid November, 2018
Suggested Reading: Hudson Bay Mountain cabin community leads an enviable life

Kicking Horse, BC:  Early December, 2018
Suggested Reading: Can A Middle-Aged Woman Survive Kicking Horse Mountain Resort?

Kimberley, BC: Early December, 2018
Suggested Reading: Kimberley isn't just for families, it's for powder enthusiasts and explorers, too

Kinosoo Ridge, AB: Early December, 2018

Lake Louise, AB:  Nov. 18, 2018
Suggested Reading: 7 wonders of Lake Louise

Marmot Basin, AB:  Mid November, 2018
Suggested Reading: Tres, tres, tres massive

Mount Baldy, BC:  Early December, 2018
Suggested Reading: 'Snowy' Joey brings a vibrant pulse back to Baldy

Mt. Washington, BC:  Early December, 2018

Manning Park, BC:  Early December, 2018

Nakiska Ski Area, AB: scheduled to open Nov. weekends, with full opening Nov. 30.

Powder King, BC:  Mid November, 2018
Suggested Reading: Powder King: The community blanket

Panorama, BC:  Early December, 2018
Suggested Reading: AHHH...Nothing beats a ski and soak at Radium Hot Springs

Pass Powderkeg, AB:  Nov. 10, 2018
Suggested Reading: Pass Powderkeg an unexpected gem

Revelstoke Mountain Resort, BC:  Dec. 1 2018

Red Mountain Resort, BC:  Early December, 2018
Suggested Reading: A dozen deliriously fun runs

Sunshine:  Mid November, 2018
Suggested Reading: The history of Sunshine Village

Sun Peaks, BC:  Nov. 17, 2018
Suggested Reading: Nancy Knows

SilverStar, BC:  Nov. 22, 2018
Suggested Reading: Mining for group stash at SilverStar

Shames Mountain, BC:  Early December, 2018
Suggested Reading: The people of Shames

Troll, BC:  Early December, 2018
Suggested Reading: Troll steals my heart with fresh snow and friendly people

Winsport’ Canada Olympic Park, AB:  Mid November, 2018

Whistler Blackcomb, BC:  Nov. 21, 2018
Suggested Reading: Tackling the “Rock Mohawk” that is Blackcomb Mountain

Whitewater, BC:  Dec. 7 2018
Suggested Reading: Feel worlds away in Whitewater

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