Hakuba opening 17/11

Japan kicks in with Hakuba Goryu 47 opening Saturday! It's made their Japanes website but not their english version yet www.hakuba47.co.jp Anyway, it's great news for anyone planning a pre-Xmas trip to the legendary Hakuba Valley.
Heavenly kicked the season off early and in style yesterday - signaling that winter is back at Lake Tahoe’s top ski and snowboard destination. Early-season storms combined with the West Coast’s largest snowmaking system have given Heavenly the ability to stage its earliest opening since 2004-05. All access to the mountain at this time is through the Heavenly Gondola...
Whistler is looking all white, thanks to heaps of snowmaking and some from the sky too - more than enough to boot up early this Saturday With five lifts running, guests will have the option to upload from either the Whistler Village Gondola or the Creekside Gondola. Blackcomb Mountain will open, as scheduled, on American Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22,...
Happy days in Alberta - Marmot Basin outside Jasper open today with 88cm snowfall already & a 46cm base. It's their earliest opening ever. More at www.skimarmot.com
One of the biggest opening weekends in America is what you get at Mammoth - and this year's kicks off tomorrow Thursday 8 November with an awesome lineup including LA Riots and some great skiing options already. Check this vid of last year:
The wrap from the biggest big air downunder this winter.