Ski Apache Celebrates Opening Day, Friday, December 7th 11/28/12
November 28, 2012
MESCALERO, N.M. (Nov. 28, 2012) Ė Boasting $15 million in improvements for this season, Ski Apache, the United Statesí southernmost ski resort is tentatively set to open Friday, Dec. 7 with beginner Chairs 3 and 5 operating. The Ski Area is taking advantage of the recent warm weather to continue construction on its two new lifts and high-speed gondola, the Apache Arrow. Lift tickets are on sale now and lessons may be reserved by visiting www.SkiApache.com.
From now through the Easter holiday, snow lovers can enjoy Ski Apache seven days per week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. including the resortís famed special events including the Torchlight Parade, Dummy Gelunde, Music on the Mountain, competitions, clinics and demos. Ski Apache vacation packages are also available now at www.InnOfTheMountainGods.com and start at just $499 including accommodations, rentals, transportation to and from the mountain, and more.
Ski Apache expects its two new chairlifts and the new gondola to open during the upcoming season, giving the resort the highest lift capacity in the state of New Mexico. When fully open, the resort offers skiers and boarders more than 750 skiable acres, 55 runs, two terrain parks and a vertical drop of 1,900 feet.
Lift tickets are on sale now: $55 for adults, $48 for seniors (60 years and older), $44 for military personnel, $46 for teens (13-17 years) and $35 for children under 13. Certified instructors are available for lessons daily, while specialty and private lessons are also offered. Group ticket discounts with ski and snowboard rentals also are available, as well as passes to the tubing hill.
For those who just canít wait to see the fresh powder in all its glory, Ski Apache offers a live web cam, interactive trail map, and up-to-the-minute weather conditions and snow reports online, as well as by RSS feed and text alert.
For more details on Ski Apache, visit www.SkiApache.com or call 575-464-3600. For more information on Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino or its associated enterprises, visit www.InnOfTheMountainGods.com or call
888-262-0478. For daily snow reports, call the 24-hour report line at 575-464-1234.
About Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino
Inn of the Mountain Gods is the best all-season resort destination in the Southwest, situated high in the picturesque mountains of Mescalero, New Mexico. Set in the cool, tall pines just outside of Ruidoso where visitors enjoy clean mountain air, breathtaking scenery, exciting entertainment and the best casino action in the southwest. From the clean, comforting design of 273 luxury rooms and suites, numerous dining options, and 38,000 square feet of action packed gaming, to a championship golf course named one of the top courses in the country, world-renown hunting lodge and the countryís southernmost ski area, Ski Apache, offering the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world and New Mexicoís only passenger Gondola, the Inn of the Mountain Gods has it all.