5 tips for new skiers/riders
This will help you have more fun and get better faster
Do this before you buy or borrow
Boot fit is essential
Boots are designed to fit more snuggly than your street shoes
Dress for the weather
Be sure to look at our live cam or check our weather forecast
Be sure to give yourself extra time to get to know the area
Everything you need to know
Depending on what direction you are traveling from, go to our directions page here.
From Dec. 14 onward | 7 Days a Week 9am - 4pm
Operations always weather dependent
Parking is FREE in both the main and upper lot.
We have 11 lifts total. The number of lifts that are open daily are dependent on the amount of snow we have. Check the Trail Map for open lifts.
We have 750 acres.
Base elevation 9,600 feet. Top elevation 11,400 feet.
We have 20% Green, 50% Blue, and 30% Black.
Moonshine Terrain Park: The gondola will take you to the top of the mountain where you can take a number of intermediate to advanced trails to Moonshine. Please reference the trail map to plan your route.
Easy Street Terrain Park: Triple Chair #7 will lead you to Upper Spruce. Follow that to Moonshine. Make your way to the bottom of the run and you should see Easy Street Terrain Park on your left.
Competion Park: Captain Quad Chair #4 will lead you to Captain heavy trail. Follow the trail down and you will end up at the Competition Park.
There are three terrain parks.
Moonshine Terrain Park is located at the midway point of Moonshine Gultch.
Easy Street terrain park is located off of lower Moonshine.
The Competition Park is located off of Captain Heavy.
9am to 4pm
The Terrain Park features change from time to time.
Warm layers with the outerwear being waterproof. Not only should your pants and jacket be waterproof but your mittens/gloves should be also.
Skiers and Riders Checklist – beyond your board and boots or skis, poles, and boots:
- Lip Balm
- Ski or Snowboard lock
- Bag to carry clothing, boots, etc.
- Long Underwear
- Ski Pants or Bib Pant preferred
- Outer Layer Jacket (Preferably waterproof/breathable shell)
- Gloves or Mittens
- Neck Gaiter
- Sweater or Fleece
- Socks or Sock Liner (1 thin-medium weight pair should do)
- Vest (for insulation)
- Face Mask (if temperatures are well below 32)
- Warm ups for after skiing or riding
- Hat or Headband
Dogs are permitted at Ski Apache Resort, as long as they are on a leash.
Ski Apache does not provide an area for sledding & snowplay.
The Ski Apache Lost and Found office is located in the main ticket office in the main lodge. The number for the main ticket office is 575-464-3600.
Non valuables and soft goods (less than a $100 value) are donated each month to a local non-profit charitable agency.
Valuables (more than a $100 value) will be kept in the Lost and Found office until closing day of the current season. After closing day the item will be donated to a local non-profit charitable agency.