Western Canada Ski Resort Opening Dates Winter 2021/22

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Winter is here! Early season is in full swing and as of early November, several Alberta ski resorts are already open, with more on the way. So where can you go skiing right now? And what resorts will be opening next? We've got the goods. 

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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Want to stay in the snow? Bookmark this page: as new opening dates are announced and ski resorts open, you'll find the updates here. (Updated every Monday and Thursday morning.)

British Columbia Ski Resort Opening Dates 2021-22


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Alberta ski resort opening dates 2021-22

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Nakiska Ski Area, AB:  November 11 

Suggested Reading: First-timers discover the joy of skiing's thrills and spills

Nitehawk Adventure Park, AB: November 27

Suggested Reading: Bridging the Gap at Nitehawk

Pass Powderkeg, AB: TBD

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

Snow Valley, AB: November 20

Suggest Reading: United they ski at Snow Valley

Sunshine Village Ski Resort, AB: November 11

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

WinSport Olympic Park: November 26

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


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