When are Vermont’s ski areas opening in 2020? A mountain-by-mountain roundup.

Note: This article has been updated to reflect the postponement of Killington’s expected opening day.

Vermont officials have laid out their expectations for the 2020-21 ski season.

Now the state’s alpine slopes are prepping to welcome back skiers and riders for the first time since March.

Many of the state’s biggest resorts have circled November dates to fire up the lifts for the first time. Read on to see what the rest of the state’s 20 ski areas are planning for opening the coming weeks, according to individual resort websites and SkiVermont.com.

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No posted opening date as of Nov. 5.

The Peru ski hill with nine lifts has targeted Nov. 27 as its first day of the season, according to an Oct. 1 message from its general manager.

The resort has seen snowfall and made snow last week before warm weather hit, according to social media posts. Ski Vermont has said the Northeast Kingdom ski area will be opening for snow sports soon. 

Richmond’s family-friendly, eight-trail hill will be opening but has yet to post a possible first day for the season. 

Vermont’s most northerly ski area has said it plans to open by its traditional first day, the Friday of Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 27). 

Skiers and riders hit the slope at Killington Resort for the first day of the season in 2019.

The largest ski resort in the state had initially hoped to open for skiing and riding on Nov. 14, but announced Monday that because recent warm temperatures have prevented snowmaking, opening day will be pushed back to an unknown date.

Killington will not be hosting an FIS World Cup ski event this Thanksgiving weekend due to complications posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Pico anticipates opening Dec. 19.

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No posted opening date as of Nov. 6.

The skiing-only mountain recently saw almost a foot of snow but has not publicized an opening date for the 2020-21 season.

The Londonderry location has its sights set on a Dec. 5 opening.

Middlebury College has announced it plans to open its slopes on Dec. 2 for use Wednesday through Sunday. The school will open Rikert Nordic Center, its cross-country skiing facility to the west on Vermont 125, seven days a week starting Dec. 1.

Senior Ethan Schmitt of Stowe comes over the last drop on the slalom course at Middlebury Snow Bowl during Day 2 of the alpine skiing state championships in 2016.

The resort, located in West Dover, has said it intends to open to skiing and riding for the winter starting Nov. 14.

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Home of the oldest continuously operated ski tow in America, the Corinth ski hill announced on Facebook this week it plans to open after Christmas, conditions permitting.

Ludlow’s ski hub expects to open for the winter season on Nov. 21, according to Ski Vermont.

Killington’s neighbor has set Dec. 19 as its opening day.

The 13-trail hill plans to be open Friday to Sunday from late December into February. No specific date was readily available as of Nov. 6.

Nov. 27 is the anticipated start date for the lifts at Smuggs.

Middlebury's Justin Aiker carves a turn during the NCAA slalom championships in 2019 at Stowe Mountain Resort.

Northern Vermont’s biggest resort has said it is shooting to begin operating the week before Thanksgiving on Nov. 20.

Stratton has its eyes on turns and Turkey for Nov. 26. Thanksgiving Day is the date the resort has picked to kick off its winter season.

The Mad River Valley’s two-mountain ski area expects to begin on Nov. 21 at its primary location at Lincoln Peak. It plans to start operating its Mount Ellen location on Dec. 18.

Pomfret’s long-serving runs, also associated with the Woodstock Inn & Resort, have not released a date to open for its 85th season as of Nov. 6. But lifts will only operate Wednesday through Sunday. 

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Fresh snow covers Madonna at Smuggler's Notch resort April 7, 2015.

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