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Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort is always First to Open in New Mexico.

Opening Day & Thanksgiving Ski Week

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Get your first turns of the season Saturday, November 18 and every day through November 26 during Thanksgiving Ski Week. Sierra Nevada will be on the mountain Opening Day pouring samples and giving away brewery swag, with KTAOS' DJ Paddy Mac broadcasting live. Find out conditions and what's open in our Snow Report



Opening Day with Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada will be on the mountain all day Saturday, November 18 to celebrate Opening Day.

First two folks on the lift each get a Sierra Nevada backpack filled with brewery swag worth over $250: t-shirt, hats, pint glasses and Koozies, keychains, lip balm and more. 

And don't miss FREE samples from 11 a.m.—1 p.m., including Pale Ale, Torpedo Extra IPA, Kellerweis Bavarian Wheat, plus a surprise specialty brew. Guests will Sierra Nevada giveaways, too, like Koozies, keychains, lip balm and more. 


New This Season

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We've added over 2,000 square feet to our lodge while retaining all of its historic charm. The expanded lodge houses a new rental shop and ticket office, new bathrooms and a ski locker room, and more gathering space for friends and family to meet up.



More Skiable Terrain

Ski or snowboard our newest terrain: 5 acres across Howdy and Lower Bambi, serviced by our newest quad lift. Improved snowmaking infrastructure means more snow on the mountain from Opening Day through the entire winter season.



Passes & Punch Cards On Sale


Paying for your season pass isn super easy with our no-interest monthly payment plan. Get unlimited skiing and snowboarding at five mountains–Purgatory, Hesperus, Arizona Snowbowl, Sipapu and Pajarito–and no blackout dates, with Power Pass.  
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Ski as much as you want, when you want, where you want with our multi-day, multi-resort punch cards. Customize your ski season with Power Card, Power Pack and Power Pack PLUS.  
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FREE Lift Tickets, Lodging and Lessons


Stay slopeside in our hotel or lodge rooms FREE when you purchase one adult full-day, full-price lift ticket ($45). Select dates this season.

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People just like you ski FREE every day at Sipapu! Kids ages 7 & younger, 4th and 5th graders, 40 year olds, 50 year olds, and seniors ages 70 and better all ski FREE every day.

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 First-time skiers and snowboarders (ages 7 and up) get a FREE lesson at Sipapu with the purchase of one full-day, full-price lift ticket. Up to 3 FREE lessons.

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