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Utah Ski Season Official Started with Brighton Resort Opening Today

November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

After a couple winter storms and a few days of colder weather for snowmaking, Utah officially opened for the 2017-18 season today, Tuesday, November 21 at Brighton Resort.

With Snowbird opening tomorrow (11/22), Park City opening Thursday (11/23) and Brian Head Resort opening Friday (11/24), Ski Utah is excited to start another great season. See full list of updated resort opening dates below.

“The beauty of relying on Mother Nature, is that no two winters are the same,” says Nathan Rafferty, President/CEO of Ski Utah. “Some years we open early and some are a little delayed, but Utah’s snow never fails and the season is long.”

Updated Resort Opening Dates:

Alta Ski Area: December 1
Beaver Mountain: TBD
Brian Head Resort: November 24
Brighton Resort: TODAY
Cherry Peak Resort: December 18
Deer Valley Resort: December 2
Eagle Point Resort: December 21
Nordic Valley Resort: December 9
Park City Mountain: November 23
Powder Mountain: TBD
Snowbasin Resort: TBD
Snowbird Resort: November 22
Solitude Mountain: December 2
Sundance Mountain Resort: December 8

To watch the excitement on Facebook Live at Brighton on opening day, click here and stay tuned to watch more FB Live from other Utah resorts opening.

Ski Utah is a membership association representing Utah’s $1.4 billion-dollar wintersports industry, including 14 alpine ski resorts and a membership of over 250 industry partners. The organization has been creating brand awareness of and demand for the Utah wintersports product since its inception in 1978. Ski Utah’s primary functions are concentrated in marketing, public policy and public relations. Information about Ski Utah and its members can be found at

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