Skiers and riders eager to hit the slopes will be happy to hear that Bridger Bowl is officially open. All lifts except Snowflake chair and Flurry conveyor scheduled to operate. Uphill travel is now prohibited 24 hours a day within the ski area boundaries.

The non-profit ski area will open with a settled snow depth of 35 inches at the alpine weather station. Bridger Bowl has received 78" of snow since November 1. Snow showers are expected for the weekend so you might even get to enjoy some fresh powder skiing.

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Conditions for opening day at Bridger Bowl will consist of packed powder and groomed runs. Remember, early season conditions do exist, so please ride and ski with caution.

Click here for a current Bridger Bowl snow report.