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A ski resort with terrain for all levels and closeby lodging, lots of apres ski activities and a good ski school make for great vacations on snow.

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Planning a ski trip? Browse our collection of skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews for ski resorts to see which mountains claimed the top spot in each category. reviews rank ski areas on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how your favorite ski area stacks up among the top rated in terms of skiing and après.

New Mexico Ski Resorts FAQ

New Mexico ski resorts benefit from an abundance of light snow as well as bluebird days, thanks to their location in the southern portion of the Rocky Mountains.

Taos Ski Valley prides itself on being a rugged, authentic place for skiers to challenge themselves, thanks in large part to the skiing and snowboarding that can be accessed from 12,481 foot Kachina Peak. Head 30 minutes to the east, and you’ll find Angel Fire Resort, known for an abundance of beginner and intermediate terrain as well as quality terrain parks – the perfect place for skiing in New Mexico.

Sandia Peak, located just outside of Albuquerque, is New Mexico’s oldest ski and snowboard resort and is accessed via an aerial tram that offers spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. Ski Apache in southeastern New Mexico is owned by the Mescalero Apache Native America Tribe.

Which New Mexico Ski Resorts Are Best for Families?

The best ski resorts for families and beginners include the following:

  • Taos Ski Valley
  • Ski Santa Fe
  • Angel Fire

Which New Mexico Ski Resorts Are Closest to Texas?

Ski Apache and Ski Cloudcroft are the two closest ski resorts to Texas. From El Paso, it’s less than two hours to Ski Cloudcroft and three hours to Ski Apache.

Click on any resort below to find out ski and snow reports for New Mexico resorts, or click on the other tabs for information on New Mexico resort stats, chairlifts or user reviews of New Mexico ski areas.

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