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Ski Apache

Ski Apache Ski Resort Guide

Ski Apache, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Highest Lift3,500m
Lowest Lift2,926m
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Ski Apache

One of the most southerly ski centres in North America, with New Mexico's only gondola. Ski Apache boasts an excellent lift system, state of the art snow-making and grooming, and an excellent ski and snowboarding school with a unique free all day lesson for first time boarders and skiers on offer any day of the season.


The American ski resort of Ski Apache is at an altitude of 2,926m.

Ski Apache has direct access to 55 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 3,500m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Ski Apache?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Ski Apache.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Ski Apache

Ski Area Stats

Ski Apache Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Ski Apache Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,500m
Lowest Piste2,926m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Ski Apache
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Apache Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Terrible'.


All terrain access for snowboarders. First time snowboarders get a free all day lesson with their lift ticket, offer available all season. A full service snowboard rental and repair shop is located on the mountain where you can rent top quality Burton boards and boots.

Location and Map

Where is Ski Apache?

This ski resort is in Lincoln, New Mexico, United States.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,501 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 60 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Ski Apache open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November (Normally opens on Thanksgiving), and usual closing is Late March (Normally closes third weekend in March).

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Ski Apache Piste Map
Ski Apache

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Ski Apache, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Ski Apache Tourist Office for the latest.

Ski Apache