If you’re like us and not ready to stash your skis or snowboard for the season, don’t forget that there are still plenty of ski resorts that stay open in May and often later. To help you get a couple more turns in this season, we compiled a roundup of the best resorts where you can ski in May thanks to deep snowpacks, north-facing slopes, and even glaciers.
This Utah resort’s ski season goes strong through May 27th, and weekend skiing on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays likely—once again—well into June this year.
Where to stay: Enjoy several topnotch onsite restaurants and ski in ski out access when staying at Snowbird’s flagship accommodations, the Cliff Lodge and Spa.
Mt Bachelor, Oregon
Mammoth Mountain, California
This resort is almost always California’s last to close. With over 718″ feet of snow at the summit this season, Mammoth Mountain will be open daily through August.
Where to stay: Providing ski in ski out access, Juniper Springs Lodge is one of Conde Nast’s top 50 ski properties and well deserving of the accolade in our book.
Squaw Valley, California
With record breaking snowfall this year Squaw Valley will be hosting their annual Cushing Crossing closing party on May 4.
Where to stay: Provdiing ski-in ski-out access, Resort at Squaw Creek was one of Conde Nast’s finalist for “Best Mountain Hotel/Resort” in 2016.
If you’re on the East Coast and still feel the need for speed, head to Killington to rip up some fast groomers. Don’t miss the May Day Slalom on May 1, where contestants can sign up for free to test their skills on the Superstar Trail slalom course.
Where to stay: For all the comforts of home, including spacious living areas and full kitchens, Highridge Condominiums come well recommended.
Arapahoe Basin, Colorado