Closed (end of season)
Season Start/End: 28/11 - 6/4
Elevation
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2926m - 3505m
Pistes
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18%| 55%| 27%| 0%
Lifts
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11
Lift Tickets
:
from US$32.00 to US$129.00
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Ski Apache view, NM
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Sierra Blanca Peak, home to Ski Apache, rises more than 12,000 feet above sea level in south central New Mexico, providing stunning views of the desert lands more than 7,000 feet below, including White Sands National Monument. The resort is owned by the Mescalero Apache Tribe, as seen in the resort's staff and some decorative elements. The area also boasts the state's only (and ancient) gondola. It is 18 miles northwest of the town of Ruidoso and is easily accessed by car from Albuquerque (3 hours) or El Paso (2.5 hours).

It has a nice mix of wide beginner slopes, tough bump runs, a huge bowl and nice cruising runs, and is very popular with skiers from west Texas. There's a casino, too.

Ski Apache view, NM
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Seven total: two cafeterias, three snack bars, two burger stands and two beverage bars. The ski rental shop and the snowboard rental shop offer top quality equipment, and the ski school instructs all abilities. Special all day kids program for 4 to 6-year-olds, Kiddie Korral. The state's oldest and largest Adaptive Ski Program, and special packages for first timers. Thirty-five percent snowmaking.

Elevation

  • 3505m
    Summit
  • 579m
    Vertical Drop
  • 2926m
    Base

Lifts

  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 6
  • 0
  • 2
  • 11
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    18%

  • Intermediate Runs

    55%

  • Advanced Runs

    27%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Terrain Parks

    3

  • Longest Run

    3 KM

  • Skiable Terrain

    304 ha

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening Ski Season: 28/11/2013
  • Days Open Last Year: 133
  • Projected Closing Ski Season: 06/04/2014
  • Projected Days Open: 124
  • Years Open: 53
  • Average Snowfall: 470cm

Ski Apache Reviews

  • Ski Apache

    by Jennifer Dunne

    11th January 2014

    Full review

    • Overall Rating 4
    • Family Friendly 4
    • All-Mtn. Terrain 4
    • Terrain Park 4
    • Nightlife 2
    • Fun For Family
    • Night Life
     
  • no snow, all ice.

    by Anonymous

    10th January 2014

    Full review

    • Overall Rating 1
    • Family Friendly 2
    • All-Mtn. Terrain 1
    • Terrain Park 1
    • Nightlife 1
    • only mountain near fort bliss.
    • only ski resort at all near fort bliss.
     
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Common Misspellings

  • Apache, Skapiche, Ski-Apache, Skiapache, Skiapachee, Skiapachi, Skiapchea, Skiapeache, Skipach, Skippach

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