Edge Snow Report: Kick Off the Week With Fresh Powder

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Latest Report Updated: Monday, February 24, 2020 6:50 AM

More fresh snow to kick off the week. New snow here is as of Monday morning. Storm totals are since Saturday.

The highlights: Sandia Peak reopens Friday through Sunday… Santa Fe has two new ways to save money... Taos has 2 terrain parts open and both ridges and the Telemark Freeride Championships Thursday and Friday… Pajarito reopens Wednesday and has the first slopestyle event this Saturday… Angel Fire has the Marti Gras celebration through Wednesday… Purgatory has plenty of groomers… Wolf Creek has a leap day race Saturday.

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Sandia Peak:

New: 0

Storm: 1

This Week: 1

Base: 47

This Season: 76

Lifts: 4/4

Runs: 35/35 19 runs groomed

Open on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.

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Santa Fe:

New: 5

Storm: 6

This Week: 6

Base: 82

This Season: 160

Lifts: 6/7 (Sierra Double runs on the weekends)

Runs: 86/87 (99% of terrain). 36 runs groomed.

There are two new ways to save money... on weekdays only, you can buy one get one half off. And then you can play 2 days for $150 (2 day lift tickets and rentals). FYI, regular adult lift tickets are $84 this season.

This weekend: It’s the first performance of Pherkad at Ski Santa Fe on Saturday. This experimental jam band will entertain your ears while you kick back with a beer. Join us at Totemoff deck to hear these guys from 11am- 3pm.

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Taos Ski Valley:

New: 4

Storm: 9

This Week: 9

Base: 73

This Season: 160

Lifts: 13/14 (Kachina Peak lift is now open weather permitting)

Runs: 110/110, 35 groomed

2 terrain parks are open and West Basin Ridge and Highline Ridge are open for hiking.

The Taos Telemark Freeride Championships, is this Thursday and Friday, February 26-27. Whether you are interested in competing or just sitting back and watching the show, it’s are guaranteed to be a great time. For more information about this and other upcoming events, check out the Events Calendar.

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Pajarito:

New: 0

Storm: 1

This Week: 1

Base: 37

This Season: 71

Lifts: 5/6 (Townsite lift closed)

Runs: 32/44 (70% open, all runs except for those under the Townsite Lift)

Open Wednesday through Sunday this week.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 29th for the first slopestyle competition at Pajarito. Come show us your tricks and compete for awesome prizes, including $100 prizes for Best Trick in both men’s and women’s divisions! This event will take place in the Rail Yard terrain park and is easily accessible for spectators and competitors. Refreshments will be available for purchase from the Palmer Brewery & Left Turn Distillery. Registration 8:30-9 a.m at the lodge!

Pajarito is offering discounted lift tickets for those that plan ahead - with savings of up to 50% if you nab your tickets early. Acquire your ticket by midnight the night before you want ski or ride and save. There are limited quantities.

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Angel Fire:

New: 4

Storm: 6

This Week: 6

Base: 48

This Season: 169

Runs: 81/82 (100% of the mountain open)

Lifts: 7/7

Liberation Park and lift is open.

The Hal’s Pals Marti Gras celebration is on through Wednesday (Feb 26). Celebrate Mardi Gras with live music, colorful beads, and great food. Eat, drink, catch some beads, enjoy the Mardi Gras Day parade and more. Check out the full schedule here.

Coming up this Saturday night, it’s a nighttime rail jam under the lights open USASA members.

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Sipapu:

New: 2

Storm: 3

This Week: 3

Base: 36

This Season: 105

Runs: 43/43 (100% of the mountain open)

Lifts: 6/6 (Lift 4 now open for the first time this season)

Buy lift tickets online for as low as $29, but have to buy 48 hours in advance.

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Red River:

New: 5

Storm: 6

This Week: 6

Base: 46

Season: 106

Runs: 62/63, 27 trails groomed

Lifts: 7/7

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Ski Apache:

New: 0

Storm: 2

This Week: 0

Base: 38

Season: 95

Runs: 37/55

Lifts: 3/8 (Chairs 3, 4, 5)

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Purgatory:

New: 0

Storm: 4

This Week: 4

Base: 50

Season: 143

Runs: 104/105, 46 groomed

Lifts: 6/12

Buy lift tickets online at least 48 hours in advance and save up to 60%!

Coming up: Uncle Clyde’s Run & Slide race is coming up, March 7. It’s our wackiest race on the slopes yet! Register today or find out more.

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Wolf Creek:

New: 3

Storm: 13

This Week: 13

Base: 78

This Season: 273

Lifts: 9

Runs: 133/133 (100% of terrain including Waterfall area, Knife Ridge, Horseshoe Bowl).

Saturday, February 29th, the Leap Day Fun Race! Race your friends or just challenge your own fastest time. Free and open to skiers and boarders of all ages and abilities.

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Arizona Snowbowl (Flagstaff):

New: 1

Storm: 16

This Week: 16

Base: 64

This Season: 162

Runs: 38/48

Lifts: 7/8 (Agassiz lift closed for mechanical repairs. Scheduled to reopen early March.)

World’s Best Spring Break starts on March 1st! Get lift tickets as low as $29, plus a FREE $15 food/retail credit with each ticket. Add on rentals and beginner lessons for ages 13+ for just $15 a piece. Limited quantities of discounted tickets available.

Get the best price on lift tickets when you buy online at least 48 hours in advance. Buy Now.

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Cross Country Areas:

Here are the links to some other resorts of interest in New Mexico, Southern Colorado and Arizona. Click on the resort name to get all the details.

Enchanted Forest XC

Chama Cross Country

Valles Caldera National Preserve

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Report Legend:

Snowfall amounts are listed in inches. Surface conditions are noted as follows: P=Powder, PP=Packed Powder, TP=Tracked Powder, MG=Machine Groomed Snow, HP=Hard Packed, SP=Spring Conditions, VC=Variable Conditions, NR=No Report From Ski Area, N/A=Not Applicable, T=Trace.

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More Information:

Here are some links that you may find helpful: 

Ski New Mexico

Colorado Ski Country

Ski Utah

New Mexico National Weather Service 

Colorado National Weather Service 

Colorado Mtn Weather & Avalanche Report

Detailed Ski Area Forecast From SnowForecast

Warren Miller Films & Info

National Forest Service (has fall color info and more)

Colorado Ski History Web Site (includes info on closed NM/CO areas)

New Mexico Road Conditions

Road Condition Phone Numbers:

New Mexico 800-432-4269, Colorado 303-639-1111, Utah 866-511-8824, Arizona 888-411-7623. 

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