Updated: Friday, April 10, 2015 07:55 AM
Next Update: As conditions require...
One final weekend to make some turns on the slopes! Taos is open now through Sunday with discounted tickets... Sipapu is open Saturday and Sunday and has FREE tickets... Purgatory re-opens Saturday and Sunday and had reduced priced tickets Saturday, FREE tickets Sunday... Silverton Mountain is open Saturday and Sunday. All other resorts are closed for the season.
Sandia Peak: 75 Inches This Season. Closed for the season.
Santa Fe: 161 Inches This Season. Closed for the season.
Taos Ski Valley: 0 New. 0 Storm. 0 New This Week. 50 Inch Base. 97/117 Runs Open (Highline and West Basin Ridges partially open). 4/15 Lifts Running (1, 2, 4 & Kachina). 25 runs groomed. Surface: PP/MG/SP. Will be open Friday through Sunday with final closing day Sunday, April 12. Lift tickets are $49 for adults and teens and $40 for kids. Present a valid pass from another ski area and get a $40 ticket! These services will NOT be available this weekend: Terrain Parks; Child day care; Food service at Whistlestop, Tenderfood Katie's, Phoenix; TSV Rental Shop; Taos Ski and Boot; and the Beginner lifts. Restrooms at Restrooms in Phoenix and Whistle Stop will be open.
Angel Fire: 207 Inches This Season. Closed for the season. For the best deal, get your Bike Park Season Pass now through March 31st! May 1st is opening date of the Angel Fire RV Resort Park.
Pajarito: 86 Inches This Season. Closed for the season.
Sipapu: 0 New. 0 Storm. 0 New This Week. 26 Inch Base. 2/41 Runs Open. 2/5 Lifts (running 9:30-4). Surface: MG/SP/VC. Will have Lift #2 open with access to the Practice Slope and part of Bambi. Open Saturday and Sunday, with Sunday April 12 the last day of the season. Lift tickets this weekend are completely FREE for everyone!
Red River: Closed for the season.
Enchanted Forest XC: Closed for the season.
Chama Cross Country: 0 New. 0 Storm. 26-63 Inch Base.
Valles Caldera National Preserve: Closed for the season.
Ski Apache: 88 Inches This Season. Closed for the season.
Purgatory: 0 New. 0 Storm. 0 New This Week. 36 Inch Base. 147 Inches This Season. TBA/88 Runs Open. TBA/10 Lifts Running. Surface: SP/PP/MG. Open Saturday and Sunday. Lifts will turn 10am-5pm with discounted lift tickets available and all season passes (including weekday passes) will be valid. On Saturday lift tickets are two for $50 and on Sunday lift tickets are FREE. All guests must pick up a free lift ticket at the Purgatory Ticket Office prior to loading the lift.
Wolf Creek: 274 Inches This Season. Closed for the season.
Silverton Mountain: 0 New. 0 New This Week. 60 Inch Base. Unguided skiing returns April 10-12.
Telluride Resort: 208 Inches This Season. Closed for the season.
Snowfall amounts are listed in inches. Surface conditions are noted as follows: P=Powder, PP=Packed Powder, MG=Machine Groomed Snow, HP=Hard Packed, SP=Spring Conditions, VC=Variable Conditions, NR=No Report From Ski Area, N/A=Not Applicable, T=Trace.
Sandia Peak/Santa Fe: Purchase a Peak Plus Card for $69 and save $25 off your daily lift ticket at Sandia or Santa Fe all season long. There are no date restrictions on the use of this card for the rest of the season.
Angel Fire: Save money on your ticket when you eat at McDonalds! Purchase any Extra Value Meal at any area McDonald’s and receive $12 Off a Full Day Adult Lift Ticket when you show your McDonald’s receipt at the Angel Fire ticket office. Limit one receipt per customer, per lift ticket.
Sipapu: Nearly every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday has a way to save: 2 for 1 Tuesdays (buy one full-day, full-price lift ticket and get a second of equal or lesser value for FREE), Car Load Days Wednesdays (where everyone in one car up to 6 skis for $50 total), Local Appreciation Days Thursdays (where adult and teen lift tickets are $25, and kids and seniors are $15). In addition, kids 6 and younger, 4th & 5th graders (with report card) and guests ages 40, 60 and 70 years or better receive a FREE lift ticket everyday. In addition, First-time skiers and snowboarders receive a FREE lesson with lift ticket purchase! No reservations necessary. Active military get FREE lift tickets by showing an active military ID. (Note: This offer does not include rental equipment or lessons, and no other deals may be combined with this special.) Sipapu offers several other create deals; check them all out on their "Specials" page.
Purgatory: Save money on your lift tickets by purchasing the Purgatory 3 Pak. Ski or ride for just $59 per day (a $20 savings off the ticket window rate of $79) when buy the Purgatory 3-Pack for $179 at Sport Systems on Montgomery or at REI stores in Albuquerque or Santa Fe. Every Wednesday is Senior Wednesdays (except March 18). Lift tickets are $40 for those 65+. Every Thursday (except March 19) is a Throwback Thursday, where tickets are $49. No coupon needed. Join the Friday Afternoon Club with Steamworks Brewing. $39 Late Arrival Tickets plus Après Ski Specials with Steamworks Brewing. Valid Fridays after 12:30pm for Late Arrival Lift Ticket. There are other great deals for "locals." Check out all the details at: http://www.durangomountainresort.com/locals.
Photo Tips for Skiers USA Today ran a great article to help you get good ski/snowboard photos. Check out the full story at USA Today's site here.
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Here are some links that you may find helpful:
Ski New Mexico
Colorado Ski Country
New Mexico National Weather Service
Colorado National Weather Service
Colorado Mtn Weather & Avalanche Report
Detailed Ski Area Forecast From SnowForecast
Warren Miller Films & Info
National Forest Service (has fall color info and more)
Colorado Ski History Web Site (includes info on closed NM/CO areas)
Road Conditions: New Mexico 800-432-4269, Colorado 303-639-1111, Utah 866-511-8824, Arizona 888-411-7623.
Summer Season Info:
New Mexico Rafting Companies:
Kokopelli Rafting Adventures, (800) 879-9035
Los Rios River Runners, (800) 544-1181
New Wave Rafting Co., (800) 984-1444
Far Flung Adventures, (800) 359-2627
Known World Rafting Adventures, (800) 983-7756
Native Sons Adventures, (800) 753-7559
Santa Fe Rafting Co., (888) 988-4914