DENVER (KDVR) — Some of Colorado’s most popular ski areas will open as soon as late October. Many areas have already released a projected opening date, so you can get a head start on planning your weekend getaway.

The projected opening dates are condition and weather permitting.

Actual Colorado ski area opening dates

Arapahoe Basin: Oct. 29.

Keystone: Nov. 1

Winter Park: Nov. 3

Eldora Mountain: Nov. 3

Vail Mountain: Nov. 10

Breckenridge Ski Resort: Nov. 10

Loveland Ski Area: Nov. 10

Wolf Creek: Nov. 11

Copper Mountain: Nov. 13

Purgatory Resort: Nov. 18

Beaver Creek Resort: Nov. 22

Crested Butte Mountain Resort: Nov. 22

Steamboat: Nov. 22

Aspen Mountain: Nov. 23

Snowmass: Nov. 23

Silverton Mountain: Nov. 25

Powderhorn: Nov. 25

Howelsen Hill: Nov. 25

Projected ski area opening dates

Monarch Mountain: To be announced. Opened on Dec. 1, 2022.

Telluride Ski Resort: Delayed to Dec. 2 or Dec. 8

Granby Ranch: Dec. 8

Sunlight: Dec. 8

Aspen Highlands: Dec. 9

Buttermilk Mountain: Dec. 9

Echo Mountain: To be announced. It opened on Dec. 15, 2022.

Hesperus Ski Area: To be announced. It opened on Dec. 17 last year.

FOX31 will keep this list up to date when more information is available. Not all of these dates are confirmed, these are the projected dates to open, weather and conditions permitting.

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