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Where Is The Best Early Season Snow?

Written by Craig Baldridge

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Summer is coming to it's end, the hint of cooler weather is in the air and dreams of soaring down the slopes are dancing in your head.....  If only the ski season started sooner!

What if we told you that you might not hve to wait THAT long?  It might be surprising to learn that not all snowy regions are equal, and according to SKI.COM, some ski resorts open earlier and have better early-season conditions.  Their higher elevations, superior snow-making systems and a strong October/November storm track give a few locations a head start on their ski season!

Of course there is no way to fully predict where the most snow will fall, but SKI.COM fives us these five North American resorts that will give you a good chance of possibly finding great coverage and some fresh powder!

Sunday River, MaineSunday River Ski Resort
Projected opening - October 17th


Mammoth Mountain, CaliforniaMammoth Mountain Ski
Projected opening - November 4th


Keystone, ColoradoKeystone
Projected opening - November 5th


Lake Louise Ski Resort, BanffLake Louise
Projected opening - November 5th


Alta, UtahAlta
Projected opening - November 18th


If you are ready to grab year gear and zig zag some fresh tracks, give your Creative Vacations Travel Consultant a call and find your ideal location today!

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