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World Pro Ski Tour World Championships in 2020 Held in NM

By: Monica Christofferson | December 12, 2019 Taos Ski Valley to Host World Pro Ski Tour World Championships in 2020 TAOS SKI VALLEY, NM, Dec. 11, 2019 – Taos Ski Valley will host the World Pro Ski Tour World Championships April 10-12, 2020. The World Championships is a stand-alone event in the World Pro Ski Tour, which travels around the United States from December through April. This prestigious, nationally televised event draws the top professional ski racers and spectators…

New This Season With Ski New Mexico

By: Kelsie Stelting | November 25, 2019 The days are getting shorter and the snow is falling, and we all know that means ski season is here! We’ve been waiting all year for snow to pour back on the mountains so we can get our skis and boards out and hit the slopes. Our favorite ski areas have been hard at work to make sure that when our skis first hit the powder, we’ll have an enjoyable time. Here…

SKI NM is open for the 2019-20 Season!

By: Monica Christofferson | October 31, 2019 Sipapu Announces Earliest Opening Day in Resort History Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort is opening Thursday, October 31 for its earliest opening day ever. Cool temperatures at night and early season snow (including 8” for the month of October) allowed the resort to open the mountain more than three weeks ahead of schedule. The Halloween opening marks the first time Sipapu has opened for skiing and snowboarding in the month of October…

5 Great Stops on Your Way to New Mexico

By: Kelsie Stelting | March 28, 2019   Driving to New Mexico from Oklahoma or Texas can be a great experience if you know where to go. These five places are perfect to stretch your legs and explore. They will leave you excited and refreshed during your trip to the mountains!   Photo by @wanderyonder.photography Cadillac Ranch The Stonehenge of the West is a must see for any traveler driving through Amarillo. Check out ten Cadillacs buried nose down,…

8 Reasons to Ski New Mexico

By: Kelsie Stelting | January 17, 2019 There are plenty of great reasons to Ski in New Mexico. Whether you’re a regular or visiting the Land of Enchantment for the first time, here are eight reasons you should make New Mexico the next destination for your winter vacation. Great Locations A good vacation is all about the location. New Mexico is a top pick for travelers coming from Texas or Oklahoma, as it’s a quick, easy drive on I-40.…

Save on your New Mexico Ski Trip

By: Kelsie Stelting | December 4, 2018 Nothing puts a strain on your pocket book quite like Black Friday and Cyber Monday “savings,” Giving Tuesday donations, and Christmas gifting. Fortunately, New Mexico ski areas have some awesome deals to help get you to the slopes and enjoy your time at a reasonable price. Angel Fire Resort People say teachers like apples, but $99 season passes are WAY better. Right now, Angel Fire Resort is showing their appreciation for teachers…

Reaching New Heights

By: Kelsie Stelting | November 28, 2018 If you read our latest post on new features at New Mexico Ski Areas, you know just how much there is to be excited about this year. One of the biggest changes is the announcement of Taos Air’s flights from Austin International and Dallas-Love Field airports to Taos. In less than an hour, you could be in New Mexico, ready to spend a wonderful time skiing. Those of you who have spent…

4 Areas Opening this Week

By: Monica Christofferson | November 19, 2018 The 2018-19 New Mexico ski season is shaping up to be a memorable one. Between upgrades at the ski areas and the El Nino winter, visitors can expect extra snow, both natural and manmade. As an added bonus, we will see an extra method of travel to some of our favorite ski areas. While on the slopes, keep a lookout for neat new attractions. Pack your bags and bring your camera. You’ll…

Beginners: Start Here

By: Monica Christofferson | March 5, 2018 Learning a new sport—or re-learning if you haven’t been in a while—can seem daunting. Being prepared and knowing your limits are vital to having a fun time on the slopes. Luckily, New Mexico ski areas have great amenities for just this reason! Lessons Getting taught by trained professionals is a game changer. Ski schools throughout the state are equipped to teach people of all ages and abilities. Lessons can help you be…

Moving On Up - Taos Ski Valley

By: Monica Christofferson | February 26, 2018 For the last several months, Taos Ski Valley visitors have been able to enjoy the improvements made over the last year. This season marks the updated learning area, the renovated children’s center, the ski area’s push for sustainability, and the tenth year of snowboarding at Taos. Strawberry Hill, Taos’s beginner area, was reshaped to offer five beginner sections, allowing for a smooth progression for novice skiers and riders. With each section gradually…