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Ski Apache

Ruidoso, NM
505-336-4356
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Ranked #4 of 17 attractions in Ruidoso
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Activities: Skiing, Dining
Description: Groomed powder slopes from November to April.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We had a great time at ski apache. Just be aware that the staff is often disorganized and many are not helpful. The lessons were great, but the process of reserving and paying will take you an hour during peak times, so arrive early. It is a great place to learn to ski for sure.

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This place is awesome with family to visit before summer and enjoy full of day with activities which stays as good memory of vacation for long.

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We were at Ski Apache the third week in March in 2014. We had spring skiing conditions, but the runs were very well maintained and it was a great spring skiing experience---although it would be awesome to ski there with powder. The road up to Ski Apache rivals the Road to the Sun at Glacier National Park and is a... More

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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Took the family to skiing in Ruidoso, MN. Our rental home was 12 mins from Ski Apache. We skied for four days, the staff was very friendly and helpful for our entire visit. Ate lunch there every day, a little pricey but good food. The fried bread was amazing!!! We would definitely go back again...

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Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This ski mountain was great when it came to skiing down the slopes, but the service was not perfection. The service did not really help us at all. Same with the cleanliness. The cleanliness was not happening on the mountain. People few trash every where in the halls and just on he mountain.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Visited Ski Apache with two very excited young children. Was told the ski school was sold out, even though the white board behind the desk said there was space available - they never updated this section of the board, even though they were constantly updating the other lesson openings. We were told we could not prepay for tomorrow's afternoon ski... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Being the southernmost ski area in north america I had pretty low expectations, but they were definitely met and exceeded by Ski Apache. We chose a weekend right after they got tons of snow (11 inches) and they got 3 more inches right after we got there the weekend of march 8th and 9th. All of the staff was friendly... More

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I traveled with my husband and another couple to Ruidoso, NM at the end of January 2014 to go skiing at Ski Apache. I've been another time before and thought it would be a nice place for novice skiers to try out. The mountain is beautiful and the drive up is scenic but a little scary. Take a 4WD truck... More

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Mexico, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The slopes are awesome I suggest this place only if it is not your first time. Otherwise you will miss a lot of action. The slopes are for intermediate with obstacles and trees I really had a great time.

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Houston, Texas
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My wife, myself and the kid really enjoyed this trip. We are all novice skiers, but this was a very good resort to spread your wings out a little and try a few more "advanced" slopes. If not, their were plenty of easy going greens. Our son spent two days at the Adventure Center and he really enjoyed it. I... More

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