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Sipapu Ski Resort Guide

Sipapu, United States

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift2,765m
Resort Height2,500m
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Family owned and operated since it's inception in 1952, Sipapu remains a small, family-oriented ski area boasting modest prices, lots of amenities &anduncrowded lift lines. The oldest ski area in Northern New Mexico it began when Lloyd and Olive Bolander sought to establish a higher quality skiing area than was available about two miles down the road at the now defunct Agua Piedra Ski Club. Nestled in the mountains of the Rio Pueblo, Sipapu is surrounded by the Pecos Wilderness and the Carson National Forest.


The American ski resort of Sipapu is at an altitude of 2,500m.

Sipapu has direct access to a total of 3 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,765m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


We do not currently have enough information to describe the skiing in Sipapu. If you have skied here, or know the area, please tell us about it in the Ski Forum.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Sipapu.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sipapu?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Sipapu.

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Ski Area Stats

Sipapu Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Sipapu Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,765m
Lowest Piste2,500m
Resort Altitude (Sipapu)2,500m
Max Vertical265m

Location and Map

Where is Sipapu?

This ski resort is in Taos, New Mexico, United States.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 2,900 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Sipapu open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Sipapu, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Sipapu Tourist Office for the latest.

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