Western Canada Ski Resort Opening Dates Winter 2021/22

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Winter is almost here! Soon we ski, soon we shred. Here is SnowSeekers’ round up of Alberta and BC opening dates for your favorite ski and snowboard resorts and ski hills across Western Canada. This round up of opening dates leaves us with just one question for all you snow seekers out there:

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Here are the 2021-22 Alberta and BC Ski Resort season opening date listings.  

Note: All opening dates are projections and are dependent on weather. To start planning where and when to hit your favourite resorts this season, read our coverage of the Winter 2021-22 snow forecast.


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British Columbia Ski Resort Opening Dates 2021-22


Snowboarding Powder King, BC.
Photographer: Jeremy Allen
Dreaming of deep days like these?

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Alberta ski resort opening dates 2021-22

Skiers at Marmot Basin enjoy view.
Photographer: Jeremy Derksen
Bluebird days plus snow equals winter happiness.

Nakiska Ski Area, AB: Oct 30 (tentative preview weekend)

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Nitehawk Adventure Park, AB: date TBD

Suggested Reading: Bridging the Gap at Nitehawk

Pass Powderkeg, AB: November 20

Suggested Reading: Pass Powderkeg makes it a pleasure for skiers and riders to learn the ropes

Snow Valley, AB: date TBD

Suggest Reading: United they ski at Snow Valley

Sunshine Village Ski Resort, AB: date TBD

Suggested Reading: Sunshine Village: The place to be this spring

Winsport Olympic Park: date TBD

Suggested reading: Family's first time on the ski hill leaves them wanting more


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