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! For complete details, visit www.SipapuNM.com.

Sipapu Snowboarding

Halfpipes: 0
Tarrain Parks: 3

For the 2012-2013 season, Sipapu will be creating two organic terrain parks, which include natural features built exclusively from our mountain and surrounding forest. Sipapu will also bring back the Don Diego Terrain Park, including bigger features than ever before. For complete details, visit www.SipapuNM.com.

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 11/17/2013 to 4/14/2014
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 11/17/2013 to 4/14/2014
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

The First Ski Area to Open in NM
For a decade, Sipapu has been the first ski area open in the state, and officials expect to clench that title again when the lifts start turning on November 17.

Expanded Snowmaking Systems
Last fall, Sipapu installed a new 1,800 foot snowmaking pipeline from the base area to near the middle of Sipapu’s mountain. This pipeline will allow snowmakers to blow snow in more locations and trails at once, which means mountain crews will be able to open more terrain faster.

The Best Tree Skiing in New Mexico
During the off-season, mountain crews removed standing dead trees and other trail improvements on its most popular tree runs, including Indecision, Reasonable Anxiety and the Jip and Josh chutes.

The State’s Only Organic Terrain Parks
Last year, Sipapu became the first ski area in New Mexico to offer organic terrain parks, and the resort will again offer these unique parks exclusively at Sipapu.

Information last updated 10/17/2013.