Thursday, May 5, 2011

Memorial Day 2011: Which Ski Resorts will be Open?

I've been compiling a list of ski resorts that are going to be open for Memorial Day (May 28–30, 2011), since I'm hoping to get one last weekend of skiing in this season. I've also been trying to keep track of which lifts, and how much terrain will be open, since I know some resorts like to open token amounts of terrain in order to lure unsuspecting victims visitors. I'll try to keep this up to date as best I can, but some resorts (Whistler Blackcomb) like to change their plans frequently.

Arapahoe Basin, Summit County, CO
Open Daily (8:30–4:00):
All lifts, subject to conditions.

Crystal Mountain, WA
Open Saturday – Monday (8:00–3:00):
Green Valley, Mt Rainier Gondola.

Donner Ski Ranch, Lake Tahoe Area, CA
Open Saturday – Monday (8:30–2:00):
No info on which lifts.

Keystone, Summit County, CO
Open Friday – Monday (10:30–2:30):
No info on which lifts; it might just be a park?

Kirkwood, Lake Tahoe Area, CA
Open Saturday & Sunday (8:00–2:00):
Lifts 10 & 11.

Mammoth Mountain, Eastern Sierras, CA
Open Daily (8:30–4:00):
Chairs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 23, G1 and G2

Mt Bachelor, Central OR
Open Daily until Sunday May 29 (9:00–2:00):
Pine Marten Express, Skyline Express, Summit Express.

Snowbird, Salt Lake City Area, UT
Open Friday – Monday (9:00–3:00):
Tram (summer schedule), Mineral Basin Express, Little Cloud.

Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe Area, CA
Open Saturday – Monday (9:00–2:00):
Cable Car, KT-22, Headwall, Shirley Lake, Links, Bailey's Beach.

Timberline Lodge, Northern OR
Open Daily (9:00 - 2:30):
Best 3 lifts, based on conditions (until May 31; only two lifts after that, all summer).

Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler, BC
Open Daily until Monday May 30 (10:00–4:00):
Blackcomb mountain only: Excalibur Gondola, Solar Coaster Express, Excelerator Express, Wizard Express (maybe, Saturday - Sunday only), Catskinner (Saturday-Sunday only), Jersey Cream Express, Crystal, Glacier Express.

1 comment:

  1. Here's an entry for this crappy blog that no one follows or even reads (and hey! the world welcomes one less dick!) :-D :

    Timberline Lodge, OREGON
    Open Daily thru May 31, 2011 (09:00-14:30)
    Operating their 3 "best lifts," subject to conditions.

    Starting June 1, 2011, Timberline will only be running the 2 lifts; "Magic Mile Quad" and the "Palmer Quad," daily until September 5, 2011


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