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Where to Ski & Snowboard in November

As the cold weather starts to creep in, skiers and snowboarders anxiously await the first epic snowfall of the season. So for those looking to ski as soon as possible, all eyes are on November. But, knowing where to travel on your ski trip in November isn’t easy.

So, we’ve done the hard work for you. With hundreds of ski resorts to explore, these are the destinations you need to visit on your ski and snowboard trip in November.

Most Popular Ski & Snowboard Resorts in November

Killington Ski Resort

Killington Ski Resort

Located in Vermont and nicknamed “the Beast of the East,” Killington Ski Resort features 212 trails across seven different peaks. It’s one of the largest ski resorts on the east coast and consistently boasts an opening date in November. While its sheer size draws several skiers to its slopes, Killington also boasts a lively après ski scene and delicious options for food and drinks.

Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain

With close proximity to both Vail and Denver, Copper Mountain is a popular destination among November visitors to Colorado. The resort devotes nearly half of its skiable terrain to beginners, making it one of the top spots for novice skiers. When it’s time to hit the slopes, green ski runs are separate from the blue and black, so beginners truly have an area of their own.

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

For an extended ski season this November, head to Arapahoe Basin, or A-Basin, as the locals call it. While the majority of ski resorts in Colorado close sometime in early April, A-Basin boasts a notably longer season. The resort typically opens in November and remains open until June, occasionally July.

Sunshine Village

Sunshine Village

Located inside the borders of Banff National Park, Sunshine Village features some incredible ski slopes along the Canadian Rockies. While the resort tends to be crowded, you truly can’t go wrong with a visit to Sunshine Village in November. The resort also offers ski-in/ski-out accommodations and modern amenities like a heated gondola.

Jay Peak Resort

Jay Peak Resort

Jay Peak Resort boasts some of the earliest snow in the east and offers 81 trails for you to enjoy it. While the highlight of the resort is certainly the slopes, the resort has tons to offer off the mountain, too. This family-friendly resort boasts an indoor waterpark, climbing gym, fat biking, a spa, and a wide array of food and beverage options.

FAQs About Winter Vacations in November

Are ski resorts that opened in November open now?

Some ski resorts are open while others remain closed with the intent to reopen soon. Please be advised that some locations have suspended indoor activities. We recommend contacting your intended destination to remain informed of any mandates or COVID-related regulations. For added safety, ship your skis, snowboard, and snow boots directly to the slopes with our no-contact pickups and deliveries.

Are ski resorts open in November?

Yes! Some ski resorts are open in November. However, most delay opening day until later in the season to ensure maximum snow quality. We recommend researching your intended destination’s opening date.

How to ship skis on your ski trip in November?

Tired of dragging your skis and snowboard through the airport? We understand. Simply pack up your skis, attach your provided shipping label, and Ship Skis will collect your skis from your home, business, resort, or lodge. Arrive at your destination to find your skis and snowboard waiting! Ship Skis will send your skis back home at the end of your ski trip in November, too.

Why ship your skis on your ski trip in November?

We know you love skiing and snowboarding at venues all over the globe. That’s why Ship Skis is dedicated to ensuring your skis and snowboard arrive safely and on-time on your ski trip in November. With an on-time guarantee, complimentary insurance on every shipment, and access to real-time tracking 24/7, Ship Skis is the best way to ship your skis and snowboard on your ski trip in November.

How much does it cost to ship skis on a ski trip in November?

You can ship your skis and snowboard within the continental U.S. for as little as $49.99 for a small ski or snowboard bag (under 25 lbs.) Pricing may increase and transit times will vary depending on the exact location that you are shipping from/to and your selected service level. International shipping may also increase prices.

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As a company of active skiers, we have experienced the hassles of traveling with your gear and understand how important these items are to you. Our team is available 7 days a week ready to help answer any questions or concerns you may have.

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