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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.

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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

Tips For Booking Your Ski Vacation Early

Planning any trip can be as fun as the trip itself, depending on how you operate. Especially when you’re going on a ski vacation. Booking important things well in advance takes a lot of pressure off your shoulders. Plus, it means it gives a lot of time to decide on the vacation as a whole.  Read more ➝

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Kids Ski Rentals

If you’re planning to take your kids skiing or riding for the first time, you probably have a lot of questions about ski, snowboard and equipment rental. Don’t worry. Everyone from the most experienced skiers and riders to those on a ski vacation for the first time have questions about equipment needs, rentals and safety  Read more ➝

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Should I Learn To Ski Or Snowboard?

It’s a question as old as time (at least modern time), and one that many people struggle with. The worlds of skiing and snowboarding have merged closer together over the years and opened doors for participants to easily switch from one to the other. But if you’re just starting to learn how to test the  Read more ➝

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The Importance of Finding The Right Ski Boots

Skiing is an investment, but one that’s well worth it. Like many sports, you can purchase ski equipment that’s vital to the overall experience. Because it’s so important to find the right ski boots, it’s always a great idea to rent them before you buy them! And though you might be ready to buy, it’s  Read more ➝

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How Skiing Has Changed Over The Last Five Decades

Skiing has been around for a lot longer than most people might be aware of. But we’re not talking about the examples of skis from Russia that date back to 6000 BCE (yes it’s true!). Modern skiing began to blossom in the mid-1800s in Norway. Over the years, what began as military exercises evolved into  Read more ➝

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Skiing For the First Time

You’ve wanted to ski for years and finally, you find that you have the time and resources to do so. But this might be the first time you’re trying the sport out, never having been out on the slopes. It might seem like a big task but with the right tips and information, your experience  Read more ➝

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Getting There Is Half The Fun: From Telluride to Taos

Tucked within the San Juan National Forest sits the town of Telluride and it’s ski resort of the same name. Once a booming mining town, this little slice of heaven is the perfect place for skiers to get away from it all. The resort has also consistently been ranked as one of the best places  Read more ➝

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How To Demo Skis: A Quick Snapshot

From beginner to advanced skiers and riders, choosing the right skis or snowboard to purchase makes for a lot of questions. Ski companies offer so many options that it might seem like your best option is to close your eyes and point to which ones you’ll buy. While that’s not quite the best solution, there  Read more ➝

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How to Save Money on Spring Break Ski Vacations

The words “spring break” are typically and universally associated with images of the beach, sunsets and huge crowds. But for snow lovers and enthusiasts, it means it’s time to plan out a ski trip to places a little bit cooler (or at least colder)! You might have been envisioning your Spring Break ski vacation all season long,  Read more ➝

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Practice Makes Perfect: Helping Kids Ski For the First Time

Learning a new skill can be intimidating sometimes, especially for younger athletes who haven’t skied before. Like riding a bike or stepping into a pool for the first time, it can be slow going at the beginning. That’s to be expected, of course, but with your guidance and help from the resort, you can prep  Read more ➝

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