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Where to Ski Thanksgiving Weekend in Colorado

Photo by Jeremy Swanson courtesy of Aspen Snowmass. Photo by Jeremy Swanson courtesy of Aspen Snowmass.

Skiing over Thanksgiving weekend has become an annual tradition for many Colorado families. Warm weather earlier in the month has caused some resorts to temporarily postpone their opening days, but Mother Nature recently reminded us all that the ski season is not going anywhere. There are currently five ski resorts open and six more will be open by the end of the weekend.

Opening Day at Purgatory, Opening Day at Purgatory – Nov. 19, 2016.

Ski Resorts Open Now

  • Arapahoe Basin (Opened Oct. 21)
  • Loveland Ski Area (Opened Nov. 10)
  • Copper Mountain (Opened Nov 18)
  • Purgatory Resort (Opened Nov. 19)
  • Eldora (Opened Nov. 21)
Snowmaking at WInter Park. Photo by Carl Frey. Snowmaking at Winter Park. Photo by Carl Frey.

Opening on November 23rd

  • Steamboat
  • Winter Park

Opening on November 24th

  • Aspen Mountain
  • Aspen Snowmass
  • Crested Butte
  • Wolf Creek

Opening on November 26th

  • Howelsen Hill