In most areas of the USA, it will time to give thanks -- right after Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 24, 2022 -- when major ski resorts traditionally open.
This big challenge this year, of course, will be COVID restrictions at some resorts all depending on an up-tick in cases this winter.
So be sure to call ahead to find out what rules apply, and what options are available for staying safe -- and remaining healthy -- at your favorite ski resort.
The wearing of masks may also likely be required in all indoor spaces, and while waiting in outdoor lift lines.
That said, some ski resorts report that ANY mask that covers the nose and face will allow you entry, and that includes ski masks. Just be extra careful of popular indoor dining spots that may double your risk of exposure.
Getting there? Your best bet will be your own car, (or a private car service if you can afford it.) Otherwise, buses remain the traditional and far cheaper option. Just make sure it is well ventilated and, as always, keep your mask on!
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