Happenings

Ski NM Events

By: Monica Christofferson | January 22, 2018 With some fresh snow on the slopes here are 5 great reasons to head up to the Ski New Mexico! New Mexico ski areas offer a variety of activities for couples, friends and families. If you’re looking for an excuse to get away, make a plan to attend one of these events! Big ol' Texas Weekend Angel Fire Resort  - January 26-28 Angel Fire Resort loves Texans almost as much as… well,…

#howiskinmtrue Contest

By: Monica Christofferson | January 16, 2018 We just made it easier to enter to win a Ski NM True Pass! Now you can upload your photos or video directly to our contest page as well as tag your photo on your public Instagram account or post it to our Facebook wall with hashtag #howiskinmtrue Three Ways To Enter: Upload your photo or video using the contest entry form, or Post your photo or video to a public Instagram page…

7 Fun Off-Mountain Activities

By: Monica Christofferson | December 24, 2017 A trip to a ski resort is fun for the entire family. Here are some activities sure to please everyone in the group. Take the scenic route The Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway and the Ski Apache Gondola take visitors to the peak for a breathtaking view with protection from the cold. The tramway at Sandia Peak spans a distance of 2.7 miles and takes passengers to an observation deck more than 10,000…

2017-18 Holiday Events

By: Monica Christofferson | December 18, 2017 The holiday season is one of the best times to visit New Mexico to truly experience the state’s beauty, culture, and traditions.  Residents and tourists brave the cold weather to view and walk among the many light displays and celebrations. These are some of the most spectacular family-friendly displays, worth a stop if you are in or traveling through New Mexico this holiday season! IN SANTA FE Christmas in the Plaza Santa…

Snowmaking in New Mexico

By: George Brooks | December 18, 2017 Ski New Mexico webcams show the snow so you know before you go There’s plenty of snow on New Mexico’s ski slopes thanks to advanced snowmaking and grooming techniques.  When Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate New Mexico Ski Areas have the ability to take matters into their own hands and make more snow than ever before.  A significant amount of capital investment has been made in recent years into expanding snowmaking at New…

Ski Free with Gildan Bowl Ticket

By: Monica Christofferson | December 4, 2017 Ski New Mexico Offers Free Lift Ticket With Purchase of Gildan New Mexico Bowl Ticket Offer valid at eight New Mexico ski resorts December 17-24, 2017 Ski New Mexico, in association with the New Mexico Tourism Department, has partnered with the Gildan New Mexico Bowl to provide ticketholders an extraordinary opportunity to enjoy two New Mexico True experiences. From December 17-24, 2017, one bowl game ticket can be redeemed for a free lift…

2017 Gildan New Mexico Bowl

By: Monica Christofferson | December 4, 2017 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The field is set for the 12th annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl with the Colorado State Rams and the Marshall Thundering Herd accepting invitations. The game is slated for Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2:30 p.m. MT/4:30 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN Radio. The matchup pits the Mountain West member against the Conference USA member on the first day of the FBS bowl season. Colorado State (7-5, 5-3 MW), is bowl-eligible…

New and Improved Ski NM

By: Monica Christofferson | November 27, 2017 As if the 2017-18 season isn’t enough cause for celebration, New Mexico ski resorts have made this time even sweeter. New Mexico skiers and snowboarders can look forward to new and updated amenities at many of their favorite resorts this upcoming season. Ski Apache Remember the Apache Bowl? It’s not a football game, but host to some of your favorite runs at Ski Apache. Visitors can now access this area via the…

Don't Stress the Slow Start

By: Monica Christofferson | November 17, 2017 Three weeks into November, we’re still waiting for the skies to drop some powder on our favorite New Mexico ski areas. Last year, New Mexico slopes saw more than 300 inches of snow, and typically, by this time of year, we’ve already had a couple of snowstorms throughout the state.  Several areas in NM have their beginner areas open. For those of you looking for the steep stuff, take advantage of the…

Ski Santa Fe Extends Season

By: Monica Christofferson | March 27, 2017 WE GOT SNOW!!! 22” fell in a surprise snow storm and the skiing could not be better. Ski Santa Fe will be open through Sunday April 2nd. We have more snow on the way and this could be one of the best weeks of skiing and riding this year. Ski Santa Fe will extend the special closing lift rates beginning March 25th  through closing day April 2nd. The reduced lift ticket rates…