today is Nov 28, 2021

early skiing PC: Marcus Löfvenberg

Early-season skiing is insanely valuable. With winter break providing a great window to take a vacation, unfortunately, ski resort conditions do not always comply with the break. Luckily, Z Rankings broke down the best early-season ski resorts in terms of the resort’s average snowfall and the percentage of terrain open on December 25.

Steamboat Resort, CO

93% of Steamboat’s terrain is open on December 25.

Alta Ski Area, UT

96% of Alta’s terrain is open on December 25.

mountains Alta Ski Resort PC: Alta Ski Area via Facebook

Brighton Resort, UT

90% of Brighton’s terrain is open on December 25.

Solitude Mountain Resort, UT

85% of Solitude’s terrain is open on December 25.

Snowbird, UT

84% of Snowbird’s terrain is open on December 25.

snowbird Snowbird Ski Resort PC: Snowbird via Facebook

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, WY

82% of Jackson Hole’s terrain is open on December 25.

Aspen Mountain, CO

80% of Aspen Mountain’s terrain is open on December 25.

Mt. Bachelor, OR

90% of Mt. Bachelor’s terrain is open on December 25.

Park City Mountain Resort, UT

77% of Park City’s terrain is open on December 25.

park city Park City Ski Resort PC: Park City Mountain via Facebook

Beaver Creek, CO

80% of Beaver Creek’s terrain is open on December 25.

Vail, CO

83% of Vail’s terrain is open on December 25.

Winter Park, CO

77% of Winter Park’s terrain is open on December 25.

Big Sky, MT

80% of Big Sky’s terrain is open on December 25.

big sky Big Sky Resort PC: Big Sky Resort via Facebook

Fernie, BC

88% of Fernie’s terrain is open on December 25.

Whistler-Blackcomb, BC

86% of Whistler-Blackcomb’s terrain is open on December 25.

Wolf Creek, CO

There is no concrete data on Wolf Creek’s terrain percentage open on December 25, but Wolf Creek tends to gather snow quicker than any other place in the Rockies.

wolf creek Wolf Creek Ski Area PC: Wolf Creek Ski Area via Facebook