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Ski Apache

Ruidoso, NM
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Ranked #5 of 11 Activities in Ruidoso
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports
Activities: Skiing, Dining
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Owner description: Groomed powder slopes from November to April.
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Fulshear, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Great places for skiing, been going here for years! Get there kind of early because it gets pretty crowed, also he traffic on the road leading to ski apache is pretty small so make sure you pay attention.

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Cedar Park, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is one my favorite places to Ski. I love riding the gondala all the way to the top. The views are spectacular! The ski trails are easy to follow. I only do Greens and Blues, so I'm able to ski all the way down with no problems.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

we have gone over the years, the resort isn't bad for the money. I wish they would work on their customer service throughout the resort. It's on an Indian reservation and the employees aren't very nice, especially on the trails. We continue to go because of the convenience, but that's pretty much why. Evrywhere else we have to fly to.... More

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Sallisaw, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Road driving there a little scary, especially if afraid of heights, but well worth the trip. Magnificent views.

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Clean Fun, Great Views and best of all: skiing is great and other extras, such as hiking the mountain is exceptional. Great winter fun for all. If renting skis, it will cost, but to drive up the mountain and ski for yourself ot take a trail - it is Free. Enjoy all the area has to offer.

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Highland Village, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The scenery was spectacular. The drive up to the mountain was breathtaking. I wish the gondalas had been working during the week because we wanted to get to the summit but it was too far to hike to.

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Port Aransas, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I've been going to Ruidoso several years now but this was the first time I have driven up to Ski Apache. I don't know why I haven't gone before! The drive is amazing. The switchbacks, drop offs and the view. When you get to the top, there are walking paths if you want to hike the mountain. They also let... More

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El Paso, Texas, USA
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205 reviews 205 reviews
57 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We came here twice during our trip, and received rain both times! We hiked to the top, a nice work out - about 3.3 miles and an elevation gain of some 1600 ft. The trail is easy to follow for about 95% of the route with lots of grass and trees. Sadly, several trees have been burned from the fire... More

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Dallas, TX
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Went to the top of the mountain. Great views, but a little pricey. It's unfortunate that half of the mountain was burned two years ago. To see it makes a big impression as to the importance of fire safety.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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211 reviews 211 reviews
67 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I've been skiing here many times with family an friends. We always had good snow. Ski Apache is great as it is excellent for beginners, experts, and those in between. 20% are biginner. 20% are expert, and 60% are intermediate. The highest part of the ski trails goes up Sierra Blanca mountian to 11,500 feet! and the views skiing on... More

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