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HOW DO I GET TO SKI APACHE?

Depending on what direction you are traveling from, go to our directions page here.

WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS?

The lifts run 9am to 4pm Monday thru Friday, and 9:00 am to 4 pm on weekends and holidays.

HOW MUCH IS PARKING?

Parking is FREE in both the main and upper lot.

HOW MANY LIFTS DO YOU HAVE?

We have 10 lifts. Three Quads, Five Triple, One Gondola, One Handle Tow, and One Conveyor lift.

HOW MANY ACRES OF TERRAIN DO YOU HAVE?

We have 750 acres.

WHAT IS YOUR ELEVATION?

Base elevation 9,600 feet. Top elevation 11,400 feet.

WHAT TYPE OF RUNS DO YOU HAVE?

We have 20% Green, 50% Blue, and 30% Black.

WHAT LIFT DO I TAKE TO ACCESS THE TERRAIN PARKS?

Chair 3 and Chair 4

WHERE ARE THE TERRAIN PARKS?

Terrain Park locations for 2015-2016 are TBD.

WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF THE TERRAIN PARKS?

9am to 4pm

WHAT FEATURES ARE IN THE TERRAIN PARKS?

The Terrain Park features change from time to time.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

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:

  • Sunglasses
  • Goggles
  • Sunscreen
  • 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
  • Turtleneck
  • 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
WHERE IS THE LODGING TO YOUR RESORT?

There are numerous lodging possibilities located in the town of Ruidoso. We recommend staying at the Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino. Or click here for more lodging options.

ARE DOGS ALLOWED AT SKI APACHE?

Dogs are permitted at Ski Apache Resort, as long as they are on a leash.

IS THERE A SLEDDING AREA AT SKI APACHE?

Ski Apache does not provide an area for sledding & snowplay.

IS THERE A LOST AND FOUND AT SKI APACHE?

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 575-464-3607.

WHAT IS YOUR LOST AND FOUND POLICY?

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.

HOW DO I REACH A SPECIFIC DEPARTMENT ON YOUR MOUNTAIN?

For information call the main number for Ski Apache at (575) 464-3600.
Accounts Payable: (575) 464-3600
Administrative Offices: (575) 464-3600
Food & Beverage: (575) 464-3610
Human Resources: (575) 464-3602  or kmoreno@skiapache.com
Marketing: (575) 464-3630 or dgrover@skiapache.com
Race: 575-464-3640  or dzarndt@skiapache.com
Tickets: 575-464-3607 or blopez@skiapache.com
Groups: 575-464-3630 or dgrover@skiapache.com

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