Boreal Mountain Resort and Mammoth Mountain are both spinning their wheels, while other west coast resorts including Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood are set to open on Nov 22nd and Squaw to open the 27th. 

There is no better time in the season than now to jump on the deals for the upcoming season. is hosting their annual San Jose Ski & Snowboard Festival on Nov 23rd or 24th. Attend the event for free reserving your ticket online or you can purchase tickets at a $10 discount that include free lift tickets to Sierra-at-Tahoe, Dodge Ridge, China Peak and Bear Valley. The event will feature resort exhibitors, ski industry vendors, a huge ski/snowboard sale, and beer/wine tasting. 

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort is offering a "Ride Local" card for $69 until Dec 9. Ski for free the first and last week of the season, as well as lock-in $49 lift tickets throughout the winter season. 

Squaw and Alpine are offering lesson, rental and beginner lift ticket packages on Dec 14th and 15th for just $49.