Edge Snow Report: Great Spring Conditions, One Final Weekend in NM

Report Updated: Thursday, April 13, 2023 8:08 AM

Great spring snow conditions. This is the final weekend to hit the slopes in New Mexico. But there are more weekends in Southern Colorado and even Northern Arizona. A few highlights: Santa Fe has the Slush Cup on Saturday and closes on Sunday… Taos, Pajarito, Angel Fire, Red River and Ski Apache are closed for the season... Sipapu is back open this weekend and has $9 tickets… Purgatory is back open Saturday and Sunday with terrain on the front side under Lift 1, the 6-Pack… Wolf Creek has closed for the season… Arizona Snowbowl is open daily


Sandia Peak:

The Tram, TEN 3 and Gift Shop are closed for Spring Maintenance April 11 thru May 3. They anticipate reopening on Thursday, May 4.

The Tram is open 9am-8pm (last Tram up), Wednesday thru Monday. For the restaurant, visit ten3tram.com for information. Weather can occur unexpectedly on the mountain causing delays/closures. Tram status is listed at SandiaPeak.com.


Santa Fe:

New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 0

Base: 80

Season: 231

Runs: 88/89 (30 groomed)

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

Notes: Because of the time change, lifts hours have changed a bit. The lower mountain lifts will be open 9:30am - 4:30pm and all upper mountain lifts will be open 9:30am - 4:15pm. Thanks to all the snow this season, closing day has been pushed out a week to April 16. The Slush Cup will be on Saturday, April 15 which will include pond skimming, live music and cold drinks at Totemoff’s.


Taos Ski Valley:

Base: 75-92

Season: 218

Notes: Closed for the winter season.  



Base: 36

Season: 130

Notes: Closed for the winter season.


Angel Fire:

Base: 51

Season: 188

Notes: Closed for the winter season. Looking ahead to the summer biking season, Gravity Passes are on sale now, and they’re offering them for the same price as last year through opening day (May 19th). Take advantage of the lowest price of the season and secure your summer downhill riding for: Adult (16+) $375, Teen & Junior (7 - 15) $325, Child (6 & Under) $50, Military (Active or Retired) $325. The Bike Park will open early on Thursday, May 18th, for Gravity Passholders and Angel Fire Resort Members. Lifts will spin Friday-Sunday through May 29th, when they will be open 7 days a week until Labor Day. Then, return to Friday-Sunday operations until October 29th.



New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 0

Base: 44

Season: 187

Runs: 26/43

Lifts TBD/6

Notes: Open Friday through Sunday this weekend. Closing date is April 16. Tickets are $9 this weekend. Remember, kids 12 & under always ski FREE at Sipapu. 


Red River:

Base: 30-36

Season: 103

Notes: Closed for the winter season. The summer season begins in May.  


Ski Apache:

Base: 38

Trails: 43/55

Notes: Closed for the season. Summer season begins in June.



New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 0

Base: 91

Season: 374

Runs: TBD/105 (39 trails are groomed)

Lifts: 1/11

Notes: Open this weekend and next with Lift 1, the 6-pack open from 10-5. Closing day is Sunday, April 23. 


Wolf Creek:

Base: 150-165

Season: 490

Notes: Closed for the winter season.


Arizona Snowbowl (Flagstaff):

New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 0

Base: 116

Season: 398

Runs: 55/55

Lifts: 7/8

Notes: Spring lift hours are now in effect. All lifts are scheduled to operate daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open daily through May 7. Note that some Power Passes from New Mexico work at Arizona Snowbowl.


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


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.


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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