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The Best Places to Go Spring Skiing in 2019

Ski season isn't over yet...
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It’s been a record setting ski season for most of North America and Europe this year. With US resorts experiencing the snowiest season in history and each one clamoring to proudly announce pushed back closing dates (some well into the summer). This is fantastic news if you purchased one of the multi-area ski passes on the market (Epic Pass, Ikon Pass, Mountain Collective) you now have days to burn. Still craving just one more perfect turn? Here's our annual list of amazingly luxurious experiences and the resorts that have the best spring skiing—right now.

Alaska: Tordillo Mountain Lodge

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Cast and carve your way through the day with summer heli-skiing in the mornings and then guided fly-in fishing for legendary Alaska King Salmon in the afternoons.

Experience: Kings and Corn at the Tordillo Mountain Lodge

Dates: Five, five-night trips throughout June 2019

California: Mammoth Mountain


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Resort: Mammoth Mountain

Closing Date: Through July 4th weekend (or even longer...)

Where To Stay: Tamarack Lodge

Next Year's Pass: Ikon Pass

Late Season Bonus: Buy your 2019/20 Ikon pass now and use it to ski Mammoth right now; kids under 12 ski free after May 28th.

California: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

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Resort: Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows

Closing Date: July 7th

Where To Stay: PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn Squaw Valley Inn

Next Year's Pass: Ikon Pass

Colorado


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Arapahoe Basin: Closes June 2

Aspen Highlands: Daily until April 14, Friday-Sunday until Sunday, April 28.

Aspen Mountain (pictured): Closes April 21

Breckenridge: Closes May 27th

Copper Mountain: Closes April 21

Loveland: Closes May 5

Silverton: Closes April 14

Snowmass: Closes April 21

Steamboat: Closes April 14

Winter Park: Open daily until April 21, Mary Jane territory is open until May 12

Montana: Big Sky

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Resort: Big Sky

Closing Date: April 21

Where To Stay: Huntley Lodge

Next Year's Pass: Ikon Pass and Mountain Collective

Utah

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Alta: April 21 ceases 7 days/week operations; reopening for a bonus weekend April 26 - 28.

Brighton: Closes April 21

Snowbasin: Closes April 21

Snowbird: TBD but famous for the #LongestSeasonInUtah

Canada: CMH Heli-Skiing


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Where: CMH Adamants, Bobbie Burns, Bugaboos and Cariboos (interior British Columbia)

Closing Date: 5 and 7-day trips through April 27

Summer Bonus: CMH will reopen on June 30th for Summer Heli Adventures at the Bugaboos and Cariboos (with the launch of the epic new Zillmer Canyon via ferrata)

Canada: Lake Louise Ski Resort

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Resort: Lake Louise Ski Resort

Closing Date: May 5

Where To Stay: Post Hotel & Spa

Next Year's Pass: Ikon Pass and Mountain Collective

Canada: Whistler Blackcomb

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Resort: Whistler Blackcomb

Closing Date: May 27

Where To Stay: Four Seasons Resorts & Residences Whistler

Next Year's Pass: Epic Pass

Austria

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Lech Zurs am Arlberg: Closes April 27

Soelden: Closes May 5

St. Anton am Arlberg: Closes April 28

Switzerland

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Davos: Closes April 22

Verbier: Closes April 28th

Zermatt: Closes Open 365 days a year

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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