Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Ski Apache

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 54
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 19%
  • Beginner
  • 30%
  • Families
  • 43%
  • Intermediate
  • 37%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 16%
  • Advanced
  • 15%

Helpful Highlights:

Had a lot of fun skiing with the family, including my 3 year old. He had a blast and everyone was plesant...

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  • 5

    Ski Apache

    by Anonymous - 26th November 2013

    Pros: Family Friendly

    Cons: Dependant on snow in the South

    We've been skiing here for 40years and love Ruidoso. I hear a few bad reviews on the web about Ski Apache. Let me say, they are ridiculous. This place is ve... Full review

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  • 5

    Great area great skiing great nightlife

    by hardcoreskier - 14th December 2009

    Pros: super terrain-sometimes more snow than other areas

    Cons: sometimes snow is lacking

    rad snowboarding and ski mountain-lots of varied terrain from blue to black diamond, great night life in town, mountain is awsome with great lift capacity a... Full review

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  • 5

    ski apache: worker that worked

    by Meskalero_Ski_Apache - 5th January 2009

    Pros: great terrain park, great when snow falls

    Cons: lots and lots of beginners

    There are a lot of things that might have been said about Ski Apache. Some of the reasons are the workers are "unfriendly", not enough room to move around, ... Full review

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  • 5

    Nice family atmosphere

    by frosty1171 - 18th January 2009

    Pros: Great for families and beginners

    Cons: skiers and snowboarders need to be courteous

    This was our first ski trip and I found the staff at Ski Apache to be very friendly and helpful. It is definitely a family oriented atmosphere. It seems t... Full review

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  • 5

    Ski Apache Review

    by anonymous_user - 2nd January 2007



    What a beautiful place! The people and the resort town of Ruidosa is probably the best in New Mexico. Good food, friendly people and an economical place t... Full review

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  • 5

    Ski Apache has had its best snow total in 10 years

    by Rockinrob2626 - 21st December 2009

    Pros: great start to the 09-10 season

    Cons: some years the snow lacks

    Visited Ski Apache this last weekend. Was told by ski patrol that the snow was the best they have had in 10 years. They anticipate having a great year in ... Full review

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