94 Rock Snow Report: Final Weekend In NM With Fun Events

Report Updated: Friday, April 12, 2024 8:49 AM

This is the final weekend in New Mexico. Pajarito and Sipapu have fun events for their final weekends. After this weekend Purgatory will be open Fridays through Sundays until the end of April.


Sandia Peak:

Base: 38

Season: 71

Notes: Closed for the winter season. The Tram is running on a regular schedule.


Santa Fe:

Base: 66

Season: 269

Closed for the season.


Taos Ski Valley:

Base: 67

Season: 223 (estimated, unofficial)

Closed for the season.



New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 8

Base: 42

Season: 189

Runs: 45/53 (85% open, 21 groomed)

Lifts: 3/6

Notes: It’s the end of the seasons 80s party on Saturday, April 13. Grad your neon and legwarmers! It's time to hit the thrift shop for your best 80s throwback gear to close out an incredible season at Pajarito. There will be a awesome 80s costume contest. There will be music and pours from Bathtub Row, food in the cafe, plus a costume contest with prizes for the best throwback gear.


Angel Fire:

Base: 32

Season: 165

Closed for the winter season. Summer season begins May 17. Gravity Passes are on sale now.



New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 1

Base: 45

Season: 200

Runs: 39/44 (95% open, 13 runs groomed)

Lifts 3/6 (For the first time ever in April, Lift 4 is open to the top!)

Notes: Open Friday through Sunday through April 14. With every lift ticket purchase, they're giving you $10 in resort credit to use at the cafe or the store. This weekend, it’s the corniest days ever! Why corn? Because of corn snow, of course. That perfect blend of large crystal snow that forms from the thaw freeze cycle only in Spring. OpenSnow has it second only to powder in fun! They’ll be celebrating with corn costumes, popcorn, corn hole, corn chips, plus Blue Corn Lager on tap!


Red River:

Base: 40-48

Season: 116

Closed for the winter season. Summer season begins in May. After 30 seasons, the Copper Chair will be replaced with a new 6 million dollar triple chair built by Doppelmayr. The new chair will open for the 24/25 season, offering better efficiency for guests. The new chair will retain the name Copper Chair, keeping its legacy alive.


Ski Apache:

Base: 34

Season: 107

Notes: Closed for the winter season.



New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 0

Base: 53

Season: 227

Runs: 104/107 (100% of terrain open, 42 runs groomed)

Lifts: 4/11 (Chairs 1, 2, 3 and 8)

Notes: It’s another “Fun Fund” week where each lift ticket purchased online at least 24 hours in advance earns $20 in resort credit. Scheduled end of daily operations is April 14. This Sunday it’s the pond skim contest on Purgy’s Beach. The mountain will be open Friday - Sunday April 19-21 and 26-28. The final day of Friday-Sunday operations is Sunday, April 28 (weather and snow conditions permitting).


Wolf Creek:

Base: 86-96

Season: 320

Closed for the season.


Arizona Snowbowl (Flagstaff):

New: 0

Storm: 0

This Week: 0

Base: 74

Season: 251

Runs: 54/55

Lifts: 6/8

Notes: All lift tickets, rentals, and lessons must be purchased online. Closing date TBD.


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


Report Legend:

Snowfall amounts are listed in inches. Surface conditions are noted as follows: P=Powder, PP=Packed Powder, TP=Tracked Powder, MG=Machine Groomed Snow, HP=Hard Packed, SP=Spring Conditions, VC=Variable Conditions, NR=No Report From Ski Area, N/A=Not Applicable, T=Trace.


More Information:

Here are some links that you may find helpful: 

Ski New Mexico

Colorado Ski Country

Ski Utah

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 Condition Phone Numbers:

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

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