As we approach the end of the 2022 – 2023 ski season, ski resorts along the West Coast of the United States are preparing to close their doors for the year. While the exact closing dates for each resort may vary based on weather conditions and other factors, here is a roundup of the expected closing dates for some of the top ski resorts in the region.
Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia:
April 24, 2023 Whistler Blackcomb, the largest ski resort in North America, is located in British Columbia, Canada, and offers a vast array of ski runs, terrain parks, and other winter activities. The resort typically closes in late April, and this year is no exception, with the expected closing date set for April 24, 2023.
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, California:
April 30, 2023 Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, located near Lake Tahoe in California, offers over 6,000 acres of skiable terrain. The resort is expected to close for the season on April 30, 2023, but may extend the season if conditions permit.
Mammoth Mountain, California:
May 28, 2023 Mammoth Mountain, also located in California, is known for its long ski season, often staying open well into May or even June. This year, the resort is expected to close on May 28, 2023, giving skiers and snowboarders plenty of time to enjoy the slopes.
Heavenly Mountain Resort, California:
April 30, 2023 Heavenly Mountain Resort, located on the south shore of Lake Tahoe in California, offers stunning views of the lake and over 4,800 acres of skiable terrain. The resort is expected to close for the season on April 30, 2023, but may extend the season if conditions permit.
Sun Valley Resort, Idaho:
April 16, 2023 Sun Valley Resort, located in central Idaho, offers over 2,000 acres of skiable terrain and is known for its classic, old-school vibe. The resort typically closes in mid-April, with this year’s expected closing date set for April 16, 2023.