This is when the best ski resorts in Alberta are expected to open this year.


Do you just want to grab your skis or snowboard and hit the slopes? It’s coming sooner than you might think, and we’re done when Alberta’s best ski resorts are slated to open for the 2021/22 season.

From the majestic Rockies to the pleasant hills and close to the two largest cities in the province, start pulling out those winter jackets, mittens and socks, everyone.

We also suggest that you check the protocols of most of the hills as many participate in the restriction exemption program.

Marmots Basin

(Marmot Basin)

According to them website, Marmot Basin, just outside Jasper, has set the opening date for November 12th.

Address: 1 Marmot Road, Jasper

Lake Louise

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Lake Louise Ski Resort and Summer Gondola / Facebook

This popular ski resort, just outside of Banff, has a tentative opening date of November 5, with hours of operation posted closer to opening day.

Address: 1 Whitehorn Road, Lake Louise

Castle mountain

castle mountain

Castle Mountain Resort Hill Webcam (

Nestled in the Westcastle Valley in southwestern Alberta, Castle Mountain Resort has a tentative opening date of December 3.

Address: CP 610 Pincher Creek

Village of the Sun

Sunny Banff Village / Facebook

Sunshine Village, outside of Banff, has set a tentative opening date of November 11. It is also offering 250 new parking spaces this season, which is good news for everyone.

Address: 1 Sunshine Access Road, Banff

Rabbit Hill

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skirabbithill / Twitter

According to its website, Rabbit Hill has a scheduled opening date of December 7. It is one of the last ski resorts to open this season.

Address: 20715 57 Avenue SO, Edmonton

Snow valley

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SnowValleySki / Twitter

Snow Valley in Edmonton is targeting an opening date in mid-November, according to its website.

Address: 13204 Rainbow Valley Road NW, Edmonton


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Sunridge Ski Area / Facebook

According to its website, the Sunridge ski area just outside Sherwood Park is aiming for an opening date in mid-November.

Address: 10980 17 Street NO, Edmonton


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