It’s the news that local skiers and riders have been waiting for: many local ski hills will be open for the weekend.
Grouse Mountain officially opens on Friday.
Mother Nature dumped 50cm of snow there in the past week.
Cypress Mountain also opens Friday. The mountain has more snow at the base area than at any point last season.
Thursday is the first day of the season at Whistler.
Guests have access to five lifts and eight runs, and the base is 77cm. Blackcomb Mountain will open on Nov. 26.
No word yet on when Mount Seymour opens.