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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

5 Southwest Ski Areas Get $15 Million in Improvements

If you’re a fan of skiing or snowboarding in the southwest, there are a lot of reasons to be excited about the 2017-18 season. It was recently announced that five southwest ski areas are going to get $15 million in improvements for next year. The projects include upgrades and additions for both the winter and […]

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Big Mountain vs. Small Mountain Resort Lodging

Going skiing and snowboarding is an activity loved by many, both locals and travelers alike. And everyone seems to have preferences with how they like to do things; which resorts to ski at, where to stay, where to eat, and how to travel. Of course, there isn’t a right or wrong way to do it. […]

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Freeskiing vs. Freestyle Skiing – Choose Your Thrills

Soon, snow showers will fall and lifts will open, leaving us to dust off our skis and hit the slopes. For those looking for a new challenge this year, freeskiing just might be the right choice. Combining the acrobatic tricks of freestyle with the big mountain terrain of normal ski resorts, freeskiing provides a challenge […]

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3 Tips That’ll Save Your Family Ski Trip

Many skiers moving through transitions in phases of life experience an inevitable dilemma; family ski vacation – to bring the kids skiing or to leave them at home and shred the slopes child-free? Skiers who grew up learning how to carve the mountain understand the value of learning at a young age, but these long-time […]

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Here Are The Best Season Pass Deals for 2017-2018

If you’re even an occasional skier or snowboarder, you really should consider investing in a season pass. Though they may seem pricey at first, season passes are one of the best ways to save money on winter sports. Mountains and resorts have banded together to offer huge discounts on lift tickets if you’re willing to […]

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Above Average Snowpack in the Rockies

Anytime is the perfect time to plan a ski trip to the Rockies. Whether you and the kids have time off from school, you and your buddies have a break from college, or whether you just aren’t ready to say goodbye to an amazing season, from March through April is a great time to get in a […]

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Three Top Ski Boots to Try This Season

When you really get into skiing, improve your skill, and start to hit the slopes more often, you need to take a look at your equipment. When you first start out, all you care about is staying up and getting down the slope without any incidents, but as you get better you want better equipment, […]

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The Benefits of Cross-Country Skiing

If you’ve never been cross-country skiing, you should try it. It certainly doesn’t have the thrill factor that comes with downhill skiing, but there are several other aspects that set it apart from any other sport. It’s a great hobby and there are a few things that you might enjoy about cross-country skiing. No lines, no […]

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How To Save Money on Ski and Snowboard Rentals

You’ve impatiently waited for winter to start. Your ambition is to spend as many weekends on the slopes as possible this season. What you don’t have is your own gear. For anyone who has just moved to a mountainous area, or decided to take up winter sports, the prospect of investing in a full setup […]

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How to Improve Your Snowboarding Technique

So you’ve learned the basic snowboarding skills, enough so that you blend in with the other knuckle draggers on the hill. Don’t stop there. Snowboarding coaches often say that when your riding technique plateaus you should stick with a plan that will help you push yourself further. So instead of settling, use these tips and you’ll […]

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