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As New Mexico’s southernmost ski area, Ski Apache offers the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with snowmaking on 33% of the mountain. The slopes offer a mix of wide beginner slopes, tough bump runs, a huge bowl, nice cruising runs and a terrain park with jumps, tubes, and rails. Here are just a few of the highlights:

  • The alpine peak of Sierra Blanca is over 12,000 feet
  • Elevation at the Gazebo “the top” is 11,500 feet
  • Positioned geographically to have the best skiing weather in North America
  • Annual snowfall over 15 feet!
  • 55 runs and trails – 20% Expert, 60% Intermediate, 20% Beginner
  • 11 lifts including New Mexico’s only passenger Gondola to the top – the Gazebo
  • Enhanced snow-making all the way to the top
  • Free lift ticket with beginner group lessons
  • All-day ski instruction programs
  • Vertical drop of 1,900 feet
  • Over 750 ski-able acres
  • Amount of mountain open depends on snowfall call 575-464-3600 for the daily snow report
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