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Sunday River Ski Resort Opens First in East

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Sunday River Ski Resort Opens First in East
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Sunday River in Bethel, Maine, won the honor of first ski area to open in the East with one trail and one lift turning yesterday, October 14. This is the third year in a row they’ve opened first. They plan to remain open through the weekend, then close temporarily mid-week.

Here are some prospective opening dates for other ski areas this season. I’ll update these with other resorts when I learn more.

Opening Dates 2009 – 2010 (updated 10/19/09, courtesy of Ski Vermont and Ski New Hampshire):

Vermont Ski Areas

Bolton Valley–December 8

Bromley, Vermont–November 27

Jay Peak, Vermont–November 27, possibly earlier

Killington, Vermont–Early November

Middlebury, Vermont–December 12

Magic, Vermont–December 19

Mount Snow, Vermont–Early November (open for weekend of Oct. 17)

Okemo, Vermont–November 21

Smugglers’ Notch, Vermont–November 27

Stowe, Vermont–November 21

Please Note: This information was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

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