New Mexico

New Mexico

All of the northern mountain areas of New Mexico are an extension of the Rocky Mountains, and offer outstanding ski vacation for ski enthusiasts.

What Makes New Mexico Unique

When you visit New Mexico, there’s always plenty to do off the mountains. From the wonderful artisan shops, to Native American historical sites to casinos, you’ll always find plenty to make your vacation an unforgettable experience. There are natural hot springs, lush forests and rivers, the impressive ski mountains. There’s mountain biking, rock climbing, hunting, fishing, even rock hounds and retirees love New Mexico.

Major Ski Resorts

Skiing and snowboarding in New Mexico start just an hour north of Albuquerque at the Santa Fe and Pajarito Mountains. Farther north you can get your thrills at world-famous Taos and Angel Fire. But let’s not forget the Ruidoso area, with its Apache Mountain and Inn of the Mountain Gods resort & casino.

The additional ski resorts in the state include Red River, Sipapu Ski Resort, Ski Sante Fe, Ski Apache, and Taos Ski Valley. All offer excellent sking adventures and because they are less known, they are less crowded and affordable.

Vacation Coupons—What We Do!

Browse the ski resort areas for New Mexico ski vacation savings that range from lodging discounts, lift ticket deals, restaurant coupons, ski rental savings, and resort activity discounts.

Featured Blog Posts

This Ski Season Gets a Jump Start!

In the race to see which ski resorts will be the first to open, the West usually gets all of the press. This year, to the surprise of many, Killington Resort in Vermont kicked off the ski season in North America on its opening day, October 19. Ski resorts around the nation are following in […]


Ski Resort Opening and Closing Dates for 2015-2016

The ski films are out, and you know what that means – ski season is just around the corner! Calgary in Canada closed out their summer with a blanket of snowfall, and early snowmaking has begun at Copper Mountain in Colorado, along with some other resorts across the nation. With El Nino’s rains blessing the […]


The Best Things About Skiing with Family

Families have been trekking to ski resorts for as long as they’ve been around. Whether they’re annual traditions, company trips, or first-time adventures, there’s a little something for everyone up on the mountain. There are a countless number of things that make skiing with family a truly memorable experience – capturing them for one! Kids […]


Why You Should Go on a Ski Getaway to Strengthen Your Relationship

Have you and your partner recently decided that it’s time to get serious about your relationship with each other? Then consider going on a ski getaway to strengthen the bond that two of you share. What’s so magical about a ski vacation? There are plenty of reasons, but here are four to consider: Great Chance […]


Epic Snow Battle: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

Visit the snowy peaks of North America, and you’ll find be faced with an ultimate decision: should you ski or ride? In the wintery world of snow sports, does it matter whether you descend on one plank or two? It does, and here’s why. Old vs. new Skiing has been around since the beginning – literally […]


$10M in Improvements for Southwestern Ski Resorts

James Coleman, a Durango businessman, is transforming the southwestern ski experience. After acquiring ownership and interest in four ski areas in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona, Coleman is investing $10M for upgrades at Purgatory, Sipapu, Pajarito and Arizona Snowbowl. Here’s a recap of what the sizable investment will buy. Purgatory’s Back Purgatory in Durango is […]


Après Ski: The One After Party You Don’t Want to Miss!

What is après ski if nothing but a fun-filled, entertainment packed, high energy after party for the guests at a ski resort when the ski day has ended? Well actually, that’s exactly what it is: an entirely rich and diverse culture around the world – said to have originated in the Alps – where skiers gather […]


Guide to Nationwide Ski and Snowboard Blowout Sales

Labor Day weekend provides us with some extra time to relax. It’s also the unofficial beginning of prepping for ski season, with fantastic blow out sales on last year’s equipment, winter apparel and accessories. With online access, shopping these clearance events can help skiers and riders nationwide stock up on equipment and gear for up […]


Zoo York Snowboard Winner Will Earn Street Cred on the Hill

There are many perks that come with working here, but the part that I enjoy the most are the giveaways. Sure, we give away free lift tickets, goggles and many other items that any skier and rider would love to add to their arsenal of ski gear. We’ve even given away a pair of K2 […]


What Do You Need to Know When Renting?

You’ve planned the ski trip, found all the discounts you can and now you’re ready to hit the slopes… but what about your equipment? If you’re going to rent your ski & snowboard equipment for the first time at the resort, here are some tips to make it easier for you and the rental technicians. Skis […]