iHeartMedia Snow Report
Updated: Friday, December 9 at 9:05 a.m.
Next Update: As conditions require...
|Open daily for the season. Top top to bottom skiing is available under chair 1 and 2. The Columbine Beginner area is open with chairs 7 & 9 running. On Saturday, Chair 3 on the backside opens. Sunday is Local Appreciation Day where you can get reduced-price lift tickets with a portion of each ticket sale benefitting four fantastic local charity partners. Locals Benefit Day Lift Ticket Prices are Adult: $45 | Teen: $32 | Child: $25 | Senior: $32 | Super Senior: $25. Buy your Local Appreciation Day tickets online now.|
|Open daily now with 95% of the mountain available including Alberta Peak, Knife Ridge, Horsehoe Bowl and the Waterfall Area. Normal lift tickets regular rates are: $66 for adults, $37 for seniors and $34 for children.|
|Will open on Dec. 29.|
|Now open daily for the season with The Village Express (Lift 4) and the Chondola (Lift 1) running. Lower Hoot Brown Park to open. Lifts 5 & 6 will open Saturday, December 10.|
|Arizona Snowbowl (Flagstaff)|
|Now open everyday. Intermediate and advanced skiers can ride Snowbowl’s Grand Canyon Express lift and access 1,500 vertical feet and more than a mile of trails on Lower Ridge, Agassiz, and Lower North Star. The Agassiz Chair Lift is now open to the top, with more terrain to open soon. The Hart Prairie Chair is also open to beginner terrain.|
|Cross Country Areas:
Here are the links to some other resorts of interest in New Mexico, Southern Colorado and Arizona. Click on the resort name to get all the details.
Enchanted Forest XC
Chama Cross Country
Valles Caldera National Preserve
Snowfall amounts are listed in inches. Surface conditions are noted as follows: P=Powder, PP=Packed Powder, MG=Machine Groomed Snow, HP=Hard Packed, SP=Spring Conditions, VC=Variable Conditions, CS=Corn Snow, NR=No Report From Ski Area, N/A=Not Applicable, T=Trace.
Photo Tips for Skiers USA Today ran a great article to help you get good ski/snowboard photos. Check out the full story at USA Today's site here.
What's New This Season?
There is plenty new at your favorite snow sports area for the 2014-2015 season. Click here to check all that's new and improved for the new season.
Here are some links that you may find helpful:
Ski New Mexico
Colorado Ski Country
New Mexico National Weather Service
Colorado National Weather Service
Colorado Mtn Weather & Avalanche Report
Detailed Ski Area Forecast From SnowForecast
Warren Miller Films & Info
National Forest Service (has fall color info and more)
Colorado Ski History Web Site (includes info on closed NM/CO areas)
New Mexico Road Conditions
Road Conditions: New Mexico 800-432-4269, Colorado 303-639-1111, Utah 866-511-8824, Arizona 888-411-7623.
Summer Season Info:
New Mexico Rafting Companies:
Kokopelli Rafting Adventures, (800) 879-9035
Los Rios River Runners, (800) 544-1181
New Wave Rafting Co., (800) 984-1444
Far Flung Adventures, (800) 359-2627
Known World Rafting Adventures, (800) 983-7756
Native Sons Adventures, (800) 753-7559
Santa Fe Rafting Co., (888) 988-4914