Vancouver’s local ski slopes will open this long weekend


Great news for skiers and snowboarders: Vancouver’s local slopes will open for the season this long weekend.

Both Grouse Mountain and Cypress Mountain will kick off their 2017-2018 season on Friday, November 10.

Cypress will get their season going first, opening from 9 am to 4 pm on the 10th, and offering 40% on tickets for opening day. This is the third earliest open in Cypress’ 33-year history, too.

Things get going at 3 pm at Grouse Mountain, where they will have skiing and riding on weekdays 3 to 10 pm and weekends and holidays from 9 am to 10 pm. Check their current conditions for up-to-the-minute info.

When it comes to our other nearby slopes, Whistler Blackcomb‘s opening day is set for November 23, while Mount Seymour gets their 2017-2018 season underway on November 30.

Check out this roundup of more of B.C.’s incredible ski areas and their opening days to plan your next adventure.

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome, and the co-host and co-producer of the Vancouver Is Awesome Podcast. A fifth generation Vancouverite and life-long foodie, Lindsay also serves as a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of, in her past life in L.A. she earned an MA in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: // Twitter/Instagram: @squashblossom