420 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso
As the country’s southernmost ski area, Ski Apache offers the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with snow-making on 33% of the mountain. The slopes offer a mix of wide beginner slopes, tough bump runs, a huge bowl, nice cruising runs and a terrain park with jumps, tubes and rails.
The alpine peak of Sierra Blanca soars to over 12,000 feet. The elevation at the Gazebo “The Top” is 11,500 feet. Positioned geographically to have the best skiing weather in North America. Average annual snowfall over 15 feet!. 55 runs and trails – 20% Expert, 60% Intermediate, 20% Beginner. 11 lifts including New Mexico’s only passenger Gondola to the top – the Gazebo. Enhanced snow-making all the way to the top. Free lift ticket with beginner group lessons. All day ski instruction programs. The vertical drop is 1,900 feet. There are over 750 skiable acres.
Check out the official Ski Apache Webcam here. You can control the camera but you may have to wait for others to take a turn.
Ruidoso Ski Rental Shops
Headed to the mountain but need gear? Stop by any of our local outfitters listed below to get fitted and suited up for a day of fun in the snow!
Destiny Luxury Rental
Ruidoso, NM 88345