noted for its arid terrain, spectacular sunsets, and as a major
tourist draw for UFO
hunters in Roswell, New
Mexico's more famous desert sands turn into fine white powder
in the Northern Rockies providing a full winter season
from late November to mid April for world class skiing and snowboarding.
the state's most popular ski areas is the Angel Fire resort and
hotel, a three-hour drive from Albuquerque, offering hundreds
of acres of skiable areas and 6 lifts for family-friendly winter
fun for skiers of all abilities, along with a state of the art
snowboard and ski school.
Welcome to Taos: although skiing is serious business
acres of trails are also available for beginners.
Less than 25 miles from Angel Fire also lies the expansive Red
River ski area with acres of varied ski and snow board terrain for
beginners to hotshots. And if cross-country is your thing, Red
River area also offers XC adventure - in the aptly named Enchanged
Forest featuring miles of cross country and snowshoe trails.
ask international professional skiers their favorite New Mexico
ski destination, and the immediate response is surely to be the
legendary Taos Ski Valley, famous for over a thousand acres of
skiable areas including steep chutes and advanced runs.
is serious business at Taos, reflected in the top-rated ski schools
situated here with advanced training offered at extended stay
race camps and mogul training sessions. More evidence of its ski-centric
reputation lies in the fact that Taos allowed snowboarders to join in the action only in 2008.
More about NM skiing and snowboarding around the Web:
Ski New Mexico - The complete travel & vacation guide offers information on top ski resorts throughout the state including photos, maps & directions, snow reports, and online reservation
Mexico Ski Resorts - Find weather and snow reports, surface
conditions, plus statistical comparisons of terrain, elevations,
lifts and star-rated visitor reviews.
Mexico Ski Resort Information - Here's a complete guide to all
major resorts statewide including mountain stats, lifts and other
amenities, photos, contact info and related resources.