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Snow Trax 7 | At Play in the Snowfields of the Lords

This week, snowsports journalist Daniel Gibson takes us skiing at his own private paradise, then provides regional resort condition updates for January 6. |  At “Ski Vallecitos” frozen wild grass is considered a skiable surface, as are icy ponderosa pine needles. I was reminded of this on a New Year’s outing to the Tusas Mountains and the small straw bale cabin we have on the banks of the Rio Vallecitos north of Ojo Caliente. We have a tradition of heading … Read More

Snow Trax 6 | Boost Your Performance With New Boots Plus Current Conditions
Santa snowboarder at Angel Fire Resort

Boost Your Performance With New Boots, PLUS Current Conditions | By Snowsports Journalist Daniel Gibson | Learn why having the right boot for you is essential, then read on for conditions snow current as of Dec. 30, 2020. | Most experienced skiers and snowboarders know the answer to this question but its response bears repeating: What is your single most important piece of equipment in terms of performance? If you said high-quality skies or snowboard, or bindings, you’d be wrong. … Read More

Snow Trax 1 | Nov. 26, 2020
Dan Gibson

SantaFe.com welcomes snowsports journalist Daniel Gibson and his long-running column, Snow Trax. You’ll find a new column here each week through the ski season, with updated snow conditions and great info for winter sports enthusiasts! | Hola, readers! It’s great to join the digital age as this column jumps from print, where it has run in various newspapers for the previous 27 years, to an online-only presence. I’m thrilled to join the SantaFe.com team and to continue my reporting on … Read More