We know what it's like. You've been waiting all summer to dust off your skis, dig out your boots and head out on the hills, but with so many resorts opening early because of the early season snow it's hard to know what's actually up and running.
With this in mind, here's a list of resorts that have confirmed their opening dates.
Open Right Now
Val Thorens, Val d’Isere, Tignes, Les Deux Alpes
Breckenridge, Beaver Creek, Vail, Keystone, Aspen
Whistler, Banff, Lake Louise
Open this Weekend – 8th of December
Avoriaz, Meribel, Courchevel, Les Menuires, Chamonix, Les Saises, Alpe d’Huez, Megève, Isola 2000
Grindelwald, Wengen, Mürren, Davos, Klosters, Engleberg, Flims-Laax, St Moritz, Saas Fee (just the weekend)
Open on the 15th of December
La Plagne, Les Arcs, La Tania, Saint Martin de Belleville, La Rosière, Valloire, Peisey Vallandry
Crans Montana, Saas Fee (just the weekend, full area Dec 22nd)
on Friday 07 Dec 2012