Vail Resorts announced opening dates for some ski resorts on Monday morning. Keystone will be the first for the Vail Resorts group with an expected opening in October.
“Our team is excited for the snow to start falling and to welcome guests back to ski and ride at our resorts this season,” said Bill Rock, senior vice president of the mountain division of Vail Resorts. “I’m so grateful to all of our team members who have been working hard preparing for this season since the lifts stopped last spring. We are deeply committed to providing both our employees and guests with the Experience of a Lifetime at our resorts, and we’re excited to share the passion we all have for these mountains we love so much.”
Here is a look at some of the other scheduled/estimated opening dates:
- Aspen/Snowmass: Nov. TBD
- Arapahoe Basin: TBD
- Beaver Creek: Nov. 23
- Breckenridge: Nov. 11
- Crested Butte: Nov. 23
- Loveland: TBD
- Steamboat: Nov. 23
- Telluride: Nov. 24
- Vail Mountain: Nov. 11
- Winter Park: TBD
- Wolf Creek: TBD
We will update the list as more resorts announce opening dates.
At Vail Resorts, lift tickets will be limited each day because the company said it is prioritizing the guest experience at each mountain this season.
Vail Resorts said it will increase employee pay this season to a $20 per hour minimum as part of an incremental annual $175 million investment in employees.