We love last-minute decisions. Management at the Wolf Creek Ski Area decided at the last minute to open the resort last Saturday with Nova Lift. Then, a weekend storm brought more snow and Treasure Lift opened Sunday. Bonanza is scheduled to open Thursday. For more information on Wolf Creek, check www.wolfcreekski.com
Hankering for Vail? It opens Friday with 1,015 acres and 11 lifts. Check www.vail.com
More of a Crested Butte fan? That resort will open Saturday. The mountain got more than 25 inches earlier in the week. Red Lady Express will be running, and the adult and kidsÂ Magic Carpets will also be open for personalized instruction from the pros at CB Mountain Schools. For more information, visit www.skicb.com. Steamboat alsobenefitedd from recent storms, and will open Nov. 23. For information, visit www.steamboat.com.