Here is the most up-to-date news about ski resorts that have opened in the last several weeks.
After the lockdown on their location in the Australian state of New South Wales was lifted, ski areas were allowed to reopen. (September 16).
During winter 21-22, Alpine governments are reportedly rumoured to discuss the use of various vaccination passports to allow individuals to enter ski lifts and après-ski venues. (September 15)
Ski resorts in Victoria, Australia’s state of Victoria, reopened on Friday, September 10. (September 8)
Mount Fuji had its first snowfall of the season 25 days ahead of schedule and 21 days ahead of schedule in 2021.
From October, Austrian Health Minister Wolfgang Mückstein has proposed limiting access to nightclubs and après-ski venues to individuals who have been vaccinated. (September 8)
Canada’s borders have reopened to international travellers. (September 7)
Solden announced that it will open for the season three weeks ahead of schedule, on Friday, September 10. (September 7)
New Zealand’s covid alert level was raised to Level 2, allowing ski resorts to reopen (September 6)
The lockdown in Victoria, Australia, is planned to last until September 23, when 70% of the population will have received at least one vaccine. (September 2)
Portillo has opened for the 2022 season. It is the first since autumn 2019, despite previously stating that it will not open this year. (September 2)
The Lagunillas ski area in Chile has closed for the season (September 2)
Vail Resorts has stated that they will not demand advanced reservations for access to the slopes this winter, as they did last fall (August 29).
The lockdown in New South Wales, Australia, has been prolonged, with ski resorts remaining closed until at least September 10. (August 28)
The lockdown in New Zealand has been extended once more. Much of the country’s ski areas are expected to drop from level 4 to level 3, but the ski resorts won’t reopen until Level 2, which is unknown when. (August 28)
All persons 12 years old and older must wear a mask indoors and on gondolas at ski resorts in the province, including Whistler, according to 19 health guidelines from Vancouver Provincial Health Authority (August 26).
Most of Australia’s ski resorts are currently closed, with Victoria following New South Wales in enacting its eighth shutdown. The only ski resorts still open in the country are on the island of Tasmania (August 21).
New Zealand has announced that its international borders will remain closed until 2022. (August 19)
The number of continents and nations with open ski resorts has decreased from four to three and eight, respectively, as the only centres available for winter 20-21 in North America and the United States and France have completed their seasons early. (August 16).
New South Wales, Australia’s largest state, has imposed a seven-day lockdown, closing all ski slopes, including the country’s largest, Perisher. (August 14).
Nevados de Chillan in Chile is the most recent to close, owing to a lack of snow cover. (August 14).
Cervinia in Italy, which is accessible for skiing for most of the year with access to the Klein Matterhorn glacier slopes but closes next month at the end of summer skiing, has announced that it will reopen on October 16 for the 21-22 season. (August 12)
Victoria, Australia’s sixth lockdown, has been modified to allow its ski resorts to reopen sooner than expected, starting tomorrow. (August 9)
In New South Wales in Australia (NSW) people have been advised that residents of the state’s ski resorts keep an eye out for and report anyone they suspect has violated their rigorous travel restrictions during the pandemic. (August 8)