Peak Snow Report: Final storm numbers, two areas open this weekend

Last updated report: Tuesday 15 November 2022 7:38 am

What a great little storm this has turned out to be. There has been fresh snow here since Tuesday morning, and it has been stormy since Sunday night. Wolf Creek is now open 7 days a week and Sipapu and Purgatory open this weekend. More Thanksgiving week openings!

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Sandia Summit:

Will not open this season for the second year in a row.

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santa fe:

New: 0

storm: 10

Season: 21st

Notes: Opens on Thanksgiving Day on a 20 inch base of natural and artificial snow. The Super Chief Quad will serve Upper Midland, Midland and Lower Midland. Beginning skiers are reached via the Easy Street Double Chair and the Pine Flats Conveyor. We assume Davey Lane, Lower Broadway and Sierra Catwalk will also be open. Snowmaking efforts will continue and additional terrain will be opened as conditions permit.

All facilities are open including La Casa Lodge, La Casa Cafe, Ski Santa Fe Sports Shop, Ski & Snowboard Rental Shop and Baz Coffee Bar. Totemoff’s Bar & Grill will be open for our guests in the middle of the mountain. Join us at Chipmunk Corner Snow Sports School and Children’s Center for ski or snowboard lessons.

Lift tickets and passes are now available online. Thanksgiving Holiday and opening weekend tickets are available at weekday rates. Grab a Peak Plus Pass or One Pass and ride all winter at a discounted daily rate.

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Taos Ski Valley:

New: 2

storm: 10

This week: 10

Base: 19-24

Notes: Scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.

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Pajarito:

New: 0

Storm: 5

Season: 6th

Opening date TBD.

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angel fire:

New: 0

storm: 7

base: 14

Season: 32

Snow at night or when conditions permit. Opening day is December 16th.

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Sipapu:

New: 0

storm: 4

Season: 12th

Notes: Open for the season November 18th.

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red river:

New: 0

storm: 6

Base: 12

Season: 12th

Will open for the season on Wednesday 23rd November. Made snow almost every night for the past few weeks. Triple Play is available now through November 18th. Triple Play means loading three lift tickets onto one Red Card for three days of skiing or snowboarding. Once those first three lift tickets have been used, you have the option to top up additional days at a discounted rate. Don’t wait to buy, this is an offer you won’t want to miss! Blackout dates apply. Not transferable. Only available online. Get all information and buy here.

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Ski Apache:

No pre-season information.

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purgatory:

New: 0

Storm: 0

This week: 0

base: 9

Season: 20th

Notes: The planned opening day is this Saturday, November 19th.

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Wolf Creek:

New: 2

Storm: 5

This week: 9

base: 28

Season: 49

Notes: The 2022-2023 ski season runs 7 days a week. Treasure Stoke, Bonanza, Alberta, Elma, Charity Jane, Lynx & Nova are open from 9am to 4pm. 90% of the site is open – including Knife Ridge and Horseshoe Bowl. Lift tickets today through Thursday, November 17 are local rates: $62 for adults, $43 for seniors, and $32 for children. Regular lift ticket prices apply on Friday, November 18, with lift tickets costing $85 for adults, $54 for seniors, and $42 for children.

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Arizona Snowbowl (Flagpole):

New: 0

Storm: 0

Base: 13

Season: 16th

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cross-country skiing areas:

Here are the links to some other interesting resorts in New Mexico, Southern Colorado and Arizona. Click on the resort name for full details.

Enchanted Forest XC

Chama Cross Country

Valles Caldera National Reserve

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report legend:

Snowfall amounts are in inches. Surface conditions are noted as follows: P=powder, PP=powder, TP=powder, MG=machine groomed snow, HP=hard slopes, SP=spring conditions, VC=variable conditions, NR=no report from ski area, N/A= Not applicable, T=Trace.

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More information:

Here are some links you may find helpful:

Skiing in New Mexico

Colorado ski country

Skiing in Utah

New Mexico National Weather Service

Colorado National Weather Service

Colorado Mtn Weather and Avalanche Report

Detailed ski resort forecast from SnowForecast

Warren Miller Movies & Info

National Forest Service (with fall color information and more)

Colorado Ski History Website (contains information on closed NM/CO areas)

Road conditions in New Mexico

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Telephone numbers for road conditions:

New Mexico 800-432-4269, Colorado 303-639-1111, Utah 866-511-8824, Arizona 888-411-7623.

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