Skiers and snowboarders should be excited. Mount Bachelor will be open Thanksgiving day.
The ski area reports 12 inches of snow in the last 48 hours and now the mid-mountain depth is 38 inches.
The Pine Marten Express, Sunshine Accelerator and Skyliner Express will be open to start. Tubing also begins Thursday.
Timberline Ski Area on Mount Hood plans to open most of its lower mountain lifts on Wednesday.
Mount Hood Meadows plans to open during Thanksgiving weekend on a day to be announced Wednesday.