20 Colorado ski areas that will be open for Thanksgiving weekend | VailDaily.com

20 Colorado ski areas that will be open for Thanksgiving weekend

Five more Colorado ski areas will open this week, bringing the number of open areas to 20 for the Thanksgiving weekend.

Purgatory and Crested Butte will open on Wednesday, with Telluride following on Thursday. Echo Mountain will open on Friday, while Ski Cooper will be open this weekend and the following weekend before moving to daily operations on Dec. 7.

That leaves only eight areas left to open: Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, Granby Ranch, Powderhorn, Sunlight, Kendall Mountain, Hesperus and Silverton.The next to open will be Highlands and Buttermilk (Dec. 7), with the remainder opening in mid- or late-December.

Ski areas open on Thanksgiving day

  • Arapahoe Basin
  • Aspen Mountain
  • Beaver Creek
  • Breckenridge
  • Copper Mountain
  • Crested Butte
  • Eldora
  • Howelsen Hill
  • Keystone
  • Loveland
  • Monarch
  • Purgatory
  • Snowmass
  • Steamboat
  • Telluride
  • Vail
  • Winter Park
  • Wolf Creek

Find out the opening dates for the rest of Colorado’s ski areas here.

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