SKIING

Snow Trax 2002
by Daniel Gibson

This column on snow sports and related travel is posted bi-weekly. In addition to New Mexico, it covers the Southern Rockies of Colorado and occasionally roams further afield in the Western United States.

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Resort Contact Information & Seasonal Schedule

Angel Fire: 800/633-7463 or www.angelfireresort.com, open Dec. 14 through March 24; Crested Butte: 888/463-6714 or www.CrestedButteResort.com, open Dec. 15 through April 15; Durango Mt. Resort: 800/982-6103 or www.durangomountainresort.com, open through April 7; Enchanted Forest (XC): 800/966-9381 or www.enchantedforestxc.com, open; Monarch: 800/228-7943 or www.skimonarch.com, open; Pajarito Mountain:505/662-5725 or www.skipajarito.com, opening as soon as possible; Red River: 505/754-2223 or www.redriverskiarea.com, open fulltime Dec. 14 through March 24; Sandia Peak: 505/242-9133 or www.sandiapeak.com, scheduled season Dec. 14 through March 17; Ski Rio: 505/758-7707 or www.skirio.com; Ski Santa Fe: 505/982-4429 or www.skisantafe.com, scheduled season Dec. 8 through April 7; Sipapu: 505/587-2240 or www.sipapunm.com, scheduled season Dec. 13 through early April; Ski Apache: 505/336-4356 or www.skiapache.com, open through March 31; Taos Ski Valley: 505/776-2291 or www.skitaos.org, scheduled season Dec. 14 through April 7; Telluride: 866/287-5016 or www.Tellurideskiresort.com, open through April 7; Wolf Creek: 800/754-9653 or www.wolfcreekski.com open through April 7.


SNOW REPORTS
Contact Ski N.M. at 505/984-0606 or www.skinewmexico.com for reports on New Mexico ski areas and to order a free winter trip guide; Colorado Ski Country at 303/825-SNOW or www.coloradoski.com for Colorado reports; or individual areas: Angel Fire--800/633-7463 x 3; Crested Butte--888/TO POWDER; Durango Mt. Resort: 800/525-0892, ext. 6; Enchanted Forest (XC)-800/966-9381; Monarch--800/228-7943; Pajarito--888/662-7669; Red River--505/754-2220; Sandia Peak--505/857-8977; Ski Santa Fe--505/983-9155; Sipapu--505/587-2240; Ski Apache--505/257-9001; Taos Ski Valley--505/776-2916; Telluride--970/728-7425; Wolf Creek--800/754-9653.

Daniel Gibson of Santa Fe (dbgibson@newmexico.com) is the author of four books, most recently Pueblos of the Rio Grande: A Visitors Guide (Rio Nuevo Publishers). His first day on "sliders" was 40 years ago.


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