Last Weekend To Ski At Most Sierra Resorts – Not All

Check out the list of tentative closing dates for Sierra ski resorts.

By Marilyn Nelson on April 18, 2019
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It’s closing weekend for a lot of ski resorts in the Sierra. Resorts like Sugar Bowl, Bear Valley, Sierra-At-Tahoe and Homewood Resort will be wrapping things up for the season. According to, The last day you can head out on the slopes at most resorts in Northern California will be Easter Sunday, 4/21/19.  However, a few resorts like Heavenly, and Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows plan on staying open well into the spring – even summer. 

Closing 4/21/19:

  • Sugar Bowl Resort
  • Sierra-At-Tahoe
  • Homewood Mountain Resort
  • Bear Valley
  • Northstar
  • Diamond Peak
  • Dodge Ridge
  • Snow Valley
  • Snow Summit
  • Mt. Baldy
  • Mt. Rose

Only 10 ski resorts in the entire country plan on staying open much later. Heavenly is set to close next month while Squaw Valley plans on staying open until July 7, 2019.  (Closing dates are tentatively scheduled and subject to change)

  • Heavenly Mountain Resort 5/27
  • Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows 7/7
  • Mammoth Mountain 7/4

If you’re seeking a destination adventure, the following resorts plan on sending their lifts up the mountain into spring/summer:

  • Arapahoe Basin – Colorado: 6/2
  • Breckenridge – Colorado: 5/27
  • Whistler Blackcome – British Columbia: 5/27
  • Mount Bachelor – Oregon: 5/26
  • Winter Park Resort – Colorado: 5/12
  • Killington – Vermont: TBA, (maybe June)
  • Timberline – Oregon: Open year round

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