Sipapu Skiing and Snowboarding Terrain / Mountain Stats

Vadito, NM  US
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Sipapu Terrain

Home to the longest ski season in New Mexico, Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort offers a natural mountain terrain, perfect for all ability levels. From green and blue groomed cruisers to the steeps and powder stashes found above Lift 1, this mountain has something for everyone. What’s more is that you can access it all without waiting in a lift line nearly all season long.

Sipapu’s philosophy is to be the most family-friendly resort in the Rockies, and guests have been bringing their children and grandchildren to our mountain since 1952. Our resort is small enough so that kids won’t get lost, and our laid-back style is perfect for families looking to simply enjoy a family vacation they can afford.

Sipapu also provides the perfect place to learn to ski, snowboard and more. If it’s your first time on the slopes, come to Sipapu and get your first three lessons for FREE!

Sipapu Snowboarding

Halfpipes: 0
Tarrain Parks: 4

Sipapu Mountain Stats

Mountain Terrain
Summit 9,255 Ft / 2,821 M
Base 8,200 Ft / 2,499 M
Vertical 1,055 Ft / 322 M
Acres 200 Ac / 81 Hc
Annual Snow 190" / 483cm
Snowmaking 70%
Longest Run: 10,561 Ft / 3,219 M
Toughest Trail Reasonable Anxiety
20%
40%
25%
15%
Trails: 41
Night Skiing? No
Nordic Skiing? No
Heli/Cat Skiing? No
Mountain Biking? No
Lifts Season/Hours
Triples: 2
Doubles: 0
Surface: 3
Capacity (per hr): 4100
Season:
From 11/17/2014 to 4/14/2015
Sunday: 9-4
Monday: 9-4
Tuesday: 9-4
Wednesday: 9-4
Thursday: 9-4
Friday: 9-4
Saturday: 9-4
Mountain
Summit 9,255 Ft / 2,821 M
Base 8,200 Ft / 2,499 M
Vertical 1,055 Ft / 322 M
Acres 200 Ac / 81 Hc
Annual Snow 190" / 483cm
Snowmaking 70%
Longest Run: 10,561 Ft / 3,219 M
Toughest Trail Reasonable Anxiety
Terrain
20%
40%
25%
15%
Trails: 41
Night Skiing? No
Nordic Skiing? No
Heli/Cat Skiing? No
Mountain Biking? No
Lifts
Triples: 2
Doubles: 0
Surface: 3
Capacity (per hr): 4100
Season/Hours
Season:
From 11/17/2014 to 4/14/2015
Sunday: 9-4
Monday: 9-4
Tuesday: 9-4
Wednesday: 9-4
Thursday: 9-4
Friday: 9-4
Saturday: 9-4

What's New This Season at Sipapu

First to Open in New Mexico: Opening Date at Sipapu is scheduled for Saturday, November 15, 2014. This year will mark the 12th consecutive season that Sipapu has opened before any other ski area in the state. Historically, Sipapu offers New Mexico's longest ski season as well (we are known for being the first to open and last to close).

Improved Tree Skiing: On Sipapu’s slopes, guests will discover incredible steeps, untracked powder (that locals know will stick around for days after a storm) and some of the best tree skiing in the state. For the upcoming winter, mountain crews expanded its legendary tree skiing on Gamble Trees.

A New Lift: Late last fall, Sipapu installed a new lift - a magic carpet - on its Practice Slope. Sipapu’s newest lift is a 470-foot long magic carpet that rises 100 vertical feet while gliding flush along the surface of the snow. It offers novice skiers and snowboarders an easier way to hone their skills before they progress to more advanced terrain.

Information last updated 11/23/2014.