After a year that went not quite as expected, many Vancouverites are eager for the chance to hit the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb when they reopen for the winter season.

Vail Resorts announced on Thursday, August 27 that they'll focus on face coverings and physical distancing to keep people safe while on the slopes.

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November 26

Reopening date for 2020

Even if you're a pass holder, you'll need to make a reservation before you get to the mountain but you will get priority.

They're also not expecting to sell individual lift tickets until We will not sell lift tickets until December 8.  

Plus, you'll need to wear a mask or face covering to get on the mountain and wear it in lift lines, on chairlifts, and on gondolas.