Are you ready to hit the slopes?

Even though we haven't even made it Thanksgiving yet, before you know it, the 2021-2022 ski season will be underway in the state of Maine. In fact, the folks at Sunday River and Sugarloaf are already blowing snow, so it won't be long now. When you dig out the boots and poles for more exciting winter adventures on the trails, let us give the scheduled opening dates for Maine ski areas.

COVID-19 will still be a factor at various mountains, so before planning any trips, your best bet would be to check the website of your preferred destination so you aren't thrown for a loop, once you get there. The good news is that everything should be back to 100% full operations, as far as lifts and trails go.

And, if you are coming from away, check out these State of Maine travel protocols.

Here are how the start dates break down:

Big Squaw Mountain Ski Resort-Greenville Junction, Maine
Opens Saturday, December 18th, 2021

Camden Snow Bowl-Camden, Maine
Opens Saturday, December 25th, 2021

Lost Valley-Auburn, Maine
Opens Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Mt. Abram Ski Report-Greenwood, Maine
Opens Saturday, December 18th, 2021

Mt. Jefferson Ski Area-Lee, Maine
Opens Saturday, January 8th, 2021

New Hermon Mountain-Hermon, Maine
Opens Saturday, December 18th, 2021

Shawnee Peak-Bridgton, Maine
Opens Monday, December 17th, 2021

Sugarloaf Mountain-Carrabassett Valley, Maine
Opens Friday, November 19th, 2021

Sunday River-Newry, Maine
Opens Friday, November 26th, 2021

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