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A snowboarder rides the High Noon run Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, on the opening day of skiing at Arapahoe Basin in Colorado. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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If you’re looking forward to ski season as much as we are, you’re probably dying to know when the lifts will start spinning. Here’s the listed opening date of every resort in Colorado. Note: These dates are subject to change pending snowfall and snowpack. Two resorts on this list have yet to announce, though these are usually the first two to open, typically mid-to-late October.

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  1. Arapahoe Basin: Mid October (pending snowfall)
  2. Aspen Highlands: November 22
  3. Aspen Mountain: December 8
  4. Beaver Creek: November 21
  5. Breckenridge:  November 9
  6. Buttermilk Mountain: December 8
  7. Copper Mountain: November 16
  8. Crested Butte: November 22
  9. Echo Mountain: November 23
  10. Eldora: November 22
  11. Granby Ranch: December 14
  12. Howelsen Hill: November 24
  13. Loveland: Mid October (pending snowfall)
  14. Kendall Mountain: December 7
  15. Keystone Resort:  November 9
  16. Monarch: November 21
  17. Powderhorn: December 14
  18. Purgatory: November 17
  19. Ski Cooper: December 8
  20. Ski Hesperus: December 21
  21. Snowmass: November 22
  22. Steamboat: November 21
  23. Silverton: November 24
  24. Sunlight: December 8
  25. Telluride: November 22
  26. Vail: November 16
  27. Winter Park: November 14
  28. Wolf CreekOctober 13

There you have it! That’s when the ski season starts around the Centennial State. If you’ve got the Epic Pass, you might be skiing in October. If you’re on the Ikon, it’ll be November.

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