Western Canada Ski Resort Opening Dates Winter 2022-23


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It's only December and already the season is EPIC! So many resorts opening early with conditions many haven't seen in over 20 years! If you haven't skied or snowboarded yet, now's the time to go get it. Let us know what you find, tag us with #snowseekers in your posts.

Alberta & BC ski resort opening dates 2022-23 

Note: all opening dates are projections, dependent on weather. Check back regularly for updates - we'll be updating this page every week as new opening dates are announced, and daily as ski resorts begin to open. 

Alberta ski resorts lead the way in November.

BC ski resorts join in later this month and early December.

Alberta ski resort opening dates 2022-23

Canyon Ski Resort, AB: now open

Suggested Reading: Sunday Family Funday at Canyon Ski Resort

Castle Mountain Resort, AB: now open

Suggested Reading: Catch The Powder Stagecoach On Castle Mountain

Hidden Valley Ski Resort: December 21, 2022 

Suggested Reading: How to spend an awesome winter weekend in Cypress Hills Park

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Two skiers enjoying fresh turns at Marmot Basin.

BC ski resort opening dates 2022-23

Apex Mountain Resort, BC: now open

Suggested Reading: Then and now: Apex Mountain Resort

Baldy Mountain Ski Resort, BC: December 3* (*weekends only), December 16 - regular hours 

New for Baldy this year, the resort is offering snow tubing.
Suggested Reading: Smitten by Baldy

Big White Ski Resort, BC: NOW OPEN

Suggested Reading: Bluebird days and wine tours in Kelowna

Fernie Alpine Resort, BC: now open

Suggested Reading: Fresh tracks in the backcountry is every snow seekers' dream

Hudson Bay Mountain, BC: now open

Suggested Reading: Get set for a peak Hudson Bay Pow Day

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, BC: now open

Suggested Reading: Don’t just thank the snow gods… thank the groomers too

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Kimberley Alpine Resort, BC: December 16, 2022 

Suggested Reading: It’s family fun time at Kimberley

Manning Park Resort, BC: now open

Suggested Reading: Making Tracks, Snowshoeing at Manning Park

Mount Cain Alpine Park: Dec 17, 2022 (estimated)

Suggested reading: #RoadTrip2020: The ultimate Vancouver Island ski trip

Mount Timothy Ski Area: December 16, 2022

Suggested Reading: Then and now: Mount Timothy

Mount Washington Alpine Resort: now open

Suggested Reading: An epic weekend at Mount Washington

Hudson Bay Mountain Resort Smithers BC Marty Clemens
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Skiing and boarding above the clouds at Hudson Bay Mountain Resort.

We will be updating this page as further details become available, so please bookmark it and come back regularly to feed your stoke. And stay up to date on everything winter in Alberta and BC by signing up for our SnowSeekers e-news.

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