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2017 opening dates for resorts in Colorado

The 2017 season is nearly here! With the first snow headed to Denver this weekend and snowmaking in full swing in the mountains, it’s time to start planning your first runs.

Snowmaking at Loveland Ski Area, photo credit Loveland via Twitter

Both Vail Resorts and Colorado Ski Country have officially published these dates online. But, of course, everything is subject to change. Be sure to check with the resorts directly. And follow along online at #RacetoOpen to see who will open the season in Colorado first.

Resorts sorted by date

  • Arapahoe Basin: October 13, 2017
  • Loveland: Mid-October?
  • Wolf Creek: November 3, 2017
  • Breckenridge: November 10, 2017
  • Copper Mountain: November 10, 2017
  • Keystone: November 10, 2017
  • Winter Park: November 15, 2017
  • Eldora: November 17, 2017
  • Vail: November 17, 2017
  • Purgatory: November 18, 2017
  • Echo Mountain: November 21, 2017
  • Beaver Creek: November 22, 2017
  • Monarch: November 22, 2017
  • Steamboat: November 22, 2017
  • Aspen Mountain: November 23, 2017
  • Snowmass: November 23, 2017
  • Crested Butte: November 23, 2017
  • Telluride: November 23, 2017
  • Howelsen Hill: November 25, 2017
  • Sunlight: December 8, 2017
  • Aspen Highlands: December 9, 2017
  • Buttermilk: December 9, 2017
  • Cooper: December 9, 2017
  • Granby Ranch: December 15, 2017
  • Hesperus: December 15, 2017
  • Powderhorn: December 15, 2017
  • Silverton: December 28, 2017

Resorts sorted by name

  • Arapahoe Basin: October 13, 2017
  • Aspen Highlands: December 9, 2017
  • Aspen Mountain: November 23, 2017
  • Beaver Creek: November 22, 2017
  • Breckenridge: November 10, 2017
  • Buttermilk: December 9, 2017
  • Cooper: December 9, 2017
  • Copper Mountain: November 10, 2017
  • Crested Butte: November 23, 2017
  • Echo Mountain: November 21, 2017
  • Eldora: November 17, 2017
  • Granby Ranch: December 15, 2017
  • Hesperus: December 15, 2017
  • Howelsen Hill: November 25, 2017
  • Keystone: November 10, 2017
  • Loveland: Mid-October?
  • Monarch: November 22, 2017
  • Powderhorn: December 15, 2017
  • Purgatory: November 18, 2017
  • Silverton: December 28, 2017
  • Snowmass: November 23, 2017
  • Steamboat: November 22, 2017
  • Sunlight: December 8, 2017
  • Telluride: November 23, 2017
  • Vail: November 17, 2017
  • Winter Park: November 15, 2017
  • Wolf Creek: November 3, 2017