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From Southern New Mexico north, there are plenty of places to hit the slopes this winter. While Las Cruces may not be a skiing mecca, the slopes of the nation’s southernmost mountain nearing 12,000 feet in elevation — Sierra Blanca Peak near Ruidoso — lie just over two hours away, where the excellent Ski Apache resort awaits. Of course, the ski areas of Central and Northern New Mexico have several destinations for those seeking to quench their on-snow thirsts. However, … Read More
| Our weekly ski conditions update by snowsports journalist Daniel Gibson | Winter seems to have run out of steam, or I should say, condensation. The snow valve has been largely shut off in the Southwest, and the Rockies in general. For instance, Big Sky, Montana reports just a 39-inch base; Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 49 inches at mid-mountain; and Alta, Utah just 41 inches. Cali isn’t any better, with the greatest depth at Squaw Valley — 39 inches at the … Read More
Ready to go to the movies? Violet Crown Santa Fe announced on May 4, 2021, its re-opening to the general public on Friday, May 7. Due to COVID-19, it has been more than one year since Violet Crown offered film screenings to the general public, and its announcement today brings a sense of normalcy and optimism that movie theaters have returned. “There is something unique and special about sitting in a darkened theater with a group of people and experiencing … Read More