Hit the slopes with pride at these 10 gay ski weeks across America

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So many gay ski weeks were put on hold in 2020 and 2021, skiers are desperate for some fresh powder in 2022. In addition to hitting the slopes, almost all of these events offer plenty of opportunities to hit on guys, too. After skiing all day, attendees can find some good ol’ R-n-R with costume contests, comedy nights, cabarets, drag bingo, dance parties, and of course a very gay après.

Check out our list of the top 10 gay ski weeks across Northern America.

Aspen Gay Ski Week

January 16-23, 2022


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Aspen Gay Ski Week celebrates its 45th anniversary this year. With numerous events such as themed dinners, a comedy show featuring Bob the Drag Queen and Monet X Change, drag queen bingo, dance parties, a costume contest, pool party, and of course skiing, Aspen pretty much has everything you could ask for in a gay ski week.


Stowe Vermont’s LGBTQ Winter Pride Festival

January 19-23, 2022

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The LGBTQ Winter Pride Festival in Stowe, Vermont has plenty to offer. This weekend can be whatever you want it to be, with a full slate of events like bowling, comedy shows, a pool party, drag bingo, a blowout dance party to end the weekend. The resort also offers spa rooms and suite-like homes.


Elevation Utah

February 23-27, 2022

The 12th annual Elevation Utah returns to Park City, Utah in 2022. Lasting five days, travelers can participate in many events when they’re not skiing, such as wine tastings, dinners, drag shows, and several themed events, onesie party anyone? With budget accommodations to high-end luxury stays, there are options for every kind of traveler.


Telluride Gay Ski Week

March 3-6, 2022

Taking place in Colorado, Telluride Gay Ski Week gives travelers breathtaking scenery for winter activities, dining, and nightlife. Some of the country’s most celebrated chefs have kitchens here alongside a wide selection of luxury retail shopping.


Mammoth Gay Ski Week

March 16-20, 2022

Mammoth Gay Ski Week is another Elevation event that takes place in Mammoth Lakes, California. Here you’ll find fun events like a dog tag social, wine tasting, costume skiing, glow party, comedy shows, a drag brunch, and lots of lodging options.

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Winter Pridefest

March 3-6, 2022


The Winter Pridefest in Bend, Oregon boasts a welcome social, après-ski, and a dance party. Out Central Oregon is dedicated to bringing communities together and spaces for LGBTQ+ to celebrate outdoor activities, and this is just one of many events that they put together.


Breckenridge Pride



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Breckenridge, Colorado’s “Breck Pride” event has yet to be announced for 2022, but their website states that it’s happening. In the past, they’ve had parties, drag bingo, and brunches. Breckenridge is known for being a beautiful town to visit, and a great place for skiing.

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Whistler Pride and Ski Festival

January 23-30, 2022

Whistler Pride Ski Festival is one of the biggest gay ski weeks in North America. It takes place in Whistler, British Columbia. Featuring daily après ski events like comedy nights, spa nights, and parties (they even had Lady Bunny in 2020), there is more yet to be added to their event list, too.

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Jasper Pride and Ski Festival

April 1-10, 2022


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Events are still to be announced for 2022’s Pride and Ski festival in Jasper, Canada. Last year, many of the events were held virtually, and those interested in following updates for this year’s event are encouraged to subscribe to their social media accounts.

Peak Pride

Five locations

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Peak Pride is a collection of winter pride events born at Big White Ski Resort. It has now expanded to several different resorts across Canada. Touted as an event for alpinists seeking high-quality snow, the opportunity to meet new people, and a place to show pride, Peak Pride is excited to return in 2022. For more information on the upcoming events, see the details below.

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