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The Ultimate ZipTour

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The Apache Wind Rider ZipTour is the ultimate activity for thrill seeking friends and families. For a one-of-a-kind way to experience New Mexico’s stunning views and amazing landscape, come glide through the sky on Ski Apache’s series of three ziplines. Get your adrenaline pumping and make lasting memories on the highest elevation zipline in New Mexico. 

Ziplining in New Mexico

You’ll never forget your ziplining adventure in Southern New Mexico. With the classic blue skies and endless scenery to absorb, you’ll quickly see why Southern New Mexico is one of the greatest places to zipline. Marvel at the surroundings from Ski Apache’s high elevation, the perfect vantage point for taking in unforgettable views. Plus, excellent year-round conditions and plenty of warm weather make this ZipTour experience even better.  

Incredible Views

The Most Amazing Views

11,489 Feet

Highest ZipTour Release Elevation

60+ MPH

Fly down the mountain at over 60 MPH

8,890 Feet

Total ZipTour Length


Take your ZipTour adventure experience above and beyond with this three-span ZipTour. This beautifully stunning adventure begins and rises above 11,000 feet. It is also complete with parallel cables so riders can glide down the mountain side-by-side. The adrenaline-pumping, three-part ZipTour reaches over 8,900 feet in length, making it one of the longest ZipTours in the world while offering a thrilling and unforgettable experience.

3 Spans Of Zipline Total

Approx. 1.5 Hours

Optional Side-By-Side Ziplines


  • Minimum Weight: 50 lbs
  • Maximum Weight: 260 lbs
  • Minimum Height: 52″
  • Maximum Height: 80″
  • Minimum Age: 10 years old
  • Closed toe shoes with laces are required.


ZipTours will be offered Friday – Sunday in the summer. For seasonal openings, please see the homepage of our website. ZipTours will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis, reservations will not be in place at this time. Please be sure to register at least 1 hour prior to the tour at the ticket booth.

All ZipTours are weather dependent and may be canceled for guests’ safety. Please call ahead to check on the current weather conditions.

Military Discount: Individual Service Members Only. No Dependents.


Ski Apache invited Southwest Interpreting Service to come and experience the Apache Wind Rider ZipTour, to help create a safe and fun experience for our hearing–impaired guests who come to enjoy the Apache Wind Rider ZipTour. Book your next adventure today! Advance reservations are required. Please note if special accommodations are needed when you make your reservation.

Zipline & More

Beyond its thrilling zipline, Ski Apache has plenty of other exciting outdoor adventures to try. The skiing and snowboarding during the winter is incredible. As a premier New Mexico ski resort, Ski Apache is known for having the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with terrain for beginners to advanced. When the snow melts and summer approaches, hiking and mountain biking at Ski Apache grants you access to incredible views of New Mexico’s diverse landscape with plenty of chances for wildlife sightings. From ziplining down the mountain to hiking its peak, adventure seekers will delight in a visit to Ski Apache.

Important Notice

Prices are subject to change without notice. Adults must accompany minors under the age of 18. Any special needs must be communicated at the time of reservation. ZipTours may be canceled due to inclement weather, excessive wind or fog. Please call on your desired day to check on weather conditions and to make sure it is operating. This policy is in place for your safety and the safety of other riders/guides. All terms and details are subject to change at the sole discretion of Ski Apache/ZipTour Management. Thank you for your understanding.

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