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14 Spots to Night Ski in North America, Mapped

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Whether it's travel plans that have you getting into town late or you just haven't had enough turns, sometimes night skiing is the perfect way to end the day. Night skiing often means fresh corduroy from an evening groom, a new appreciation of using all your senses and often a special view of town. To highlight some of the best experiences under the stars, Curbed Ski put together a map of 14 great places to try night skiing in North America.

The resorts are listed from west to east, not ranked.


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1. Alyeska Resort

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1000 Arlberg Ave
Girdwood, AK 99587

Night skiing at Alyeska is every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m. through March 26. The resort offers 375 acres of night terrain starting at 2,025 feet. Adult tickets are $40 for Thursday and Friday and $55 on Saturday.

2. Mt. Hood Skibowl

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87000 US-26
Government Camp, OR 97028
(503) 272-3206
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Skibowl boasts the largest night skiing terrain in the country, with 34 lit runs. And the nights are late at Skibowl, too; lifts will run to 10 or 11 p.m. All this for only $34 for a night ticket.

3. Stevens Pass Ski Area

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Summit Stevens Pass
US Hwy 2 Skykomish, WA 98288
(206) 812-4510
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Stevens Pass lights up a good chuck of its terrain for night skiing, and on the days the ski area is scheduled to stay open late, the lights stay on until 10 p.m. For January and February, that's Wednesday through Saturday for the most part. In March, it's Friday and Saturday the first three weekends. A day ticket lets you ski till whenever the mountain closes, and a 4 p.m. to close ticket runs $40 for adults.

4. Squaw Valley Ski Resort

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1960 Squaw Valley Rd
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
(530) 583-6985
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The 3.2-mile Mountain Run is included in Squaw Valley's night skiing that runs Saturdays through January, February and March. Hours are 3 to 7 p.m. with and night-only adult ticket priced at $49 — full-day and afternoon tickets include the twilight hours.

5. Snow Summit Mountain Resort

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880 Summit Blvd
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
(909) 866-5766
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Snow Summit's night skiing offers beginning and intermediate trails along with a park for late jib sessions. The dates for the remainder of the season are mostly weekends, and the hours run 3 to 8:30 p.m.

6. Schweitzer Mountain Resort

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10, 000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd
Sandpoint, ID 83864
(877) 487-4643
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Schweitzer offers twilight skiing from 3 to 7 p.m. via the Basin Express quad and Musical Chairs double. The terrain park and beginner terrain are open nights Fridays and Saturdays through March 5 and some select dates. Find cheaper tickets by buying from a participating business in town.

7. Whitefish Mountain Resort

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(877) 754-3474
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All ages can ski from 4 to 8:30 p.m. at Whitefish Mountain Resort for just $21. Night skiing runs Friday and Saturday through March 5 at Whitefish, and the terrain park is open nights on those days, as well.

8. Sundance Mountain Resort

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8841 N Alpine Loop Rd
Sundance, UT 84604
(801) 225-4107
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Sundance Mountain Resort opens the majority of its front side for night skiing from 4:30 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights. The Terrain Park will also be open. It's $36 for a night-only ticket and $65 for a full day plus night ticket.

9. Brighton Ski Resort

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8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731
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Brighton has more than 200 acres, three lifts and a terrain park all lit up from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday from early December through April. Night lift tickets are $40 for adults and $25 for youth 11 to 13 years. Kids 10 and under are free.

10. Park City Mountain Resort, Utah, USA

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1345 Lowell Ave
Park City, UT 84060
1 (800) 222-7275
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The new Park City Mountain Resort has three lifts lighted for night skiing from 4 to 7 p.m. every evening through March 27 (conditions permitting).

11. Snow King Mountain

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400 E Snow King Ave
Jackson, WY 83001
(307) 733-5200
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Snow King offers night skiing from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, with lift tickets for adults running only $25. Ski the slopes that light up Jackson and take in a great view of the town.

12. Steamboat Resort

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2305 Mt Werner Cir
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
(970) 879-6111
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Riding up the Christie Peak Express gives you access to five trails and 1,100 vertical feet of vertical terrain for night skiing. If you fly into Yampa Valley Airport, you can redeem your ticket stub for a free night of skiing on your arrival. Night skiing runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday through Monday from now till Feb. 19 and 6 to 9 p.m. from Feb. 20 to March 28. Adult tickets are $37 at the window and $25 when purchased in advance.

13. Keystone Resort

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21996 US-6
Keystone, CO 80435

Keystone offers a packed schedule of night skiing. The River Run Gondola and the Peru Express have slightly different operating nights but each will run till 8 p.m. on their designated days.

14. Sunday River

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15 S Ridge Rd
Newry, ME 04261
(207) 824-3000
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Sunday River offers night skiing from 4 to 8 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and holidays during mid-winter. Two lifts service eight trails during evening hours. While a full day ticket lets you keep on skiing till close, a night skiing only ticket is just $29 for adults.

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1. Alyeska Resort

1000 Arlberg Ave, Girdwood, AK 99587

Night skiing at Alyeska is every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m. through March 26. The resort offers 375 acres of night terrain starting at 2,025 feet. Adult tickets are $40 for Thursday and Friday and $55 on Saturday.

1000 Arlberg Ave
Girdwood, AK 99587

2. Mt. Hood Skibowl

87000 US-26, Government Camp, OR 97028

Skibowl boasts the largest night skiing terrain in the country, with 34 lit runs. And the nights are late at Skibowl, too; lifts will run to 10 or 11 p.m. All this for only $34 for a night ticket.

87000 US-26
Government Camp, OR 97028

3. Stevens Pass Ski Area

Summit Stevens Pass, US Hwy 2 Skykomish, WA 98288

Stevens Pass lights up a good chuck of its terrain for night skiing, and on the days the ski area is scheduled to stay open late, the lights stay on until 10 p.m. For January and February, that's Wednesday through Saturday for the most part. In March, it's Friday and Saturday the first three weekends. A day ticket lets you ski till whenever the mountain closes, and a 4 p.m. to close ticket runs $40 for adults.

Summit Stevens Pass
US Hwy 2 Skykomish, WA 98288

4. Squaw Valley Ski Resort

1960 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146

The 3.2-mile Mountain Run is included in Squaw Valley's night skiing that runs Saturdays through January, February and March. Hours are 3 to 7 p.m. with and night-only adult ticket priced at $49 — full-day and afternoon tickets include the twilight hours.

1960 Squaw Valley Rd
Olympic Valley, CA 96146

5. Snow Summit Mountain Resort

880 Summit Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Snow Summit's night skiing offers beginning and intermediate trails along with a park for late jib sessions. The dates for the remainder of the season are mostly weekends, and the hours run 3 to 8:30 p.m.

880 Summit Blvd
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

6. Schweitzer Mountain Resort

10, 000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd, Sandpoint, ID 83864

Schweitzer offers twilight skiing from 3 to 7 p.m. via the Basin Express quad and Musical Chairs double. The terrain park and beginner terrain are open nights Fridays and Saturdays through March 5 and some select dates. Find cheaper tickets by buying from a participating business in town.

10, 000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd
Sandpoint, ID 83864

7. Whitefish Mountain Resort

Big Mountain, Montana 59937

All ages can ski from 4 to 8:30 p.m. at Whitefish Mountain Resort for just $21. Night skiing runs Friday and Saturday through March 5 at Whitefish, and the terrain park is open nights on those days, as well.

8. Sundance Mountain Resort

8841 N Alpine Loop Rd, Sundance, UT 84604

Sundance Mountain Resort opens the majority of its front side for night skiing from 4:30 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights. The Terrain Park will also be open. It's $36 for a night-only ticket and $65 for a full day plus night ticket.

8841 N Alpine Loop Rd
Sundance, UT 84604

9. Brighton Ski Resort

8302 S Brighton Loop Rd, Brighton, UT 84121

Brighton has more than 200 acres, three lifts and a terrain park all lit up from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday from early December through April. Night lift tickets are $40 for adults and $25 for youth 11 to 13 years. Kids 10 and under are free.

8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121

10. Park City Mountain Resort, Utah, USA

1345 Lowell Ave, Park City, UT 84060

The new Park City Mountain Resort has three lifts lighted for night skiing from 4 to 7 p.m. every evening through March 27 (conditions permitting).

1345 Lowell Ave
Park City, UT 84060

11. Snow King Mountain

400 E Snow King Ave, Jackson, WY 83001

Snow King offers night skiing from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, with lift tickets for adults running only $25. Ski the slopes that light up Jackson and take in a great view of the town.

400 E Snow King Ave
Jackson, WY 83001

12. Steamboat Resort

2305 Mt Werner Cir, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Riding up the Christie Peak Express gives you access to five trails and 1,100 vertical feet of vertical terrain for night skiing. If you fly into Yampa Valley Airport, you can redeem your ticket stub for a free night of skiing on your arrival. Night skiing runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday through Monday from now till Feb. 19 and 6 to 9 p.m. from Feb. 20 to March 28. Adult tickets are $37 at the window and $25 when purchased in advance.

2305 Mt Werner Cir
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

13. Keystone Resort

21996 US-6, Keystone, CO 80435

Keystone offers a packed schedule of night skiing. The River Run Gondola and the Peru Express have slightly different operating nights but each will run till 8 p.m. on their designated days.

21996 US-6
Keystone, CO 80435

14. Sunday River

15 S Ridge Rd, Newry, ME 04261

Sunday River offers night skiing from 4 to 8 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and holidays during mid-winter. Two lifts service eight trails during evening hours. While a full day ticket lets you keep on skiing till close, a night skiing only ticket is just $29 for adults.

15 S Ridge Rd
Newry, ME 04261