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Edge Snow Report: Final Turns At Sipapu, Taos; Purg and Creek Open Too


Latest Report Updated: Friday, April 8, 2022 10:07 AM

Still some places to ski and snowboard with great spring snow. Right now it’s just Taos and Wolf Creek that are open. But Saturday and Sunday, Sipapu, Purgatory and Arizona Snowbowl are open. This is the last weekend for Taos and Sipapu, but Purg, Snowbowl and Wolf Creek are open until Easter, April 17. Check out the details below.  

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Sandia Peak:

Season: 35

Notes: Closed for the ski/snowboard season.  Sandia Peak Tram and TEN 3 will be closed for Annual Spring Maintenance beginning Monday, March 28 thru Wednesday, April 6. Regular operations resume on Thursday, April 7, 2022.

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Santa Fe:

This Week: 8

Base: 58

Season: 155

Closed for the season.  

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Taos Ski Valley:

New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 8

Base: 53-69

Season: 200

Runs: 111/111 (28 runs groomed)

Lifts: 14/14 (Kachina Peak Lift is now open too)

Notes: Highline and West Basin Ridge are fully open. Closing day is April 10. Taos Ski Valley will host the World Pro Ski Tour World Championships, presented by Rocket Mortgage, April 7-10, Under Lift 4 by The Phoenix. This is the country's foremost professional alpine race tour where athletes race side-by-side in a single-elimination format. Professional skiers, World Cup athletes, and Olympians from around the world will begin the Tour in January in Colorado. This year’s Tour will feature eleven races total; 8 men’s events and 3 women’s events. Taos Winter 22-23 season passes are on sale now! Guarantee next winter while locking in the best benefits and lowest prices by purchasing now. Take advantage of the additional spring sale benefits this season! Winter 23 season passes come with $65 buddy tickets to use through the extension week - perfect for bringing a friend to watch the World Pro Ski Tour World Championships April 8-10! Check out all the pass options.

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Pajarito:

Base: 22

Season: 91

Closed for the season. Rise to the mountains with the 2022/2023 Power Pass on sale now. Also the Power Pass Bike Pass gives you access to four bike parks.

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Angel Fire:

Base: 24

Season: 117

Closed for the winter season. Summer season begins in May 20. Right now get the best deal on Gravity Season Passes (summer mountain biking and more).

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Sipapu:

New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 0

Base: 30

Season: 114

Runs: 12/43 (25% of the total mountain available)

Lifts: 2/6

Notes: Closed this week, but reopen this coming Saturday and Sunday. Tickets range from $9 with no more than $35. Get info on tickets here.  

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Red River:

Season: 105

Closed for the winter season. Summer season begins Memorial Day weekend.

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Ski Apache:

Season: 18

Closed for the winter season. The Summer Season begins May 27.

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Purgatory:

New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 0

Base: 49

Season: 224

Runs: 101/105 (48 runs groomed)

Lifts: 8/12

Notes: Closed this week, but will be open Saturdays and Sundays until April 17. Take advantage of this snow THIS SEASON with “Buy Now Ski Now” on next season’s passes. Learn more.

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Wolf Creek:

New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 4

Base: 97-119

Season: 381

Runs: 133/133 (100% of the mountain)

Lifts: 9/9

Notes: Open daily until the new closing date of April 17.  Wednesday, April 6th is a Bonus Local Appreciation Day - Everyone is a Local! Lift tickets will be $60 for adults, $41 for seniors and $31 for children. Online rentals are no longer available. Rental Shops open at 8:00 a.m. daily.

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Arizona Snowbowl (Flagstaff):

New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 0

Base: 65

Season: 197

Runs: 44/48 (100% of the mountain)

Lifts: 7/8

Notes: Now open Thursday - Sunday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, weather permitting. Tickets as low as $29.

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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

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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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