History

Some of the ski areas that are no longer active are

  • Val Verde outside Angel Fire
  • Ski Rio outside of Costilla
  • E-Z Ski/ Powder Puff & The Woodlands in Red River
  • Ski Raton/ Ski Sugarite near Raton (actually just over the Colo. line)
  • Cedar Creek/ Eagle Creek & Ski Ruidoso near Ruidoso
  • Agua Piedra/ Tres Ritos near Sipapu
  • Sawyer’s Hill/ Camp May near Los Alamos
  • Hyde State Park near Santa Fe
  • Singing River Ranch near Questa.
  • McGaffey near Gallup
  • Gallinas Canyon near Las Vegas
  • El Rito near El Rito
  • Big Tesuque/ Horse's Head near Ski Santa Fe
  • Penasco Amarilla/ Rio Brazos/ Ski Ensenada near Tierra Amarilla

A few hills that did have chairlifts, but were tourist rides that no longer survive are

  • Raton Skyride on Raton Pass
  • Zuzax near Sedillo Hill east of Tijeras.
  • Moon Mountain chair ride at Ruidoso
  • Ruidoso Mountain chair ride at Ruidoso Downs

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