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Cool down and have some fun with family and friends by visiting one of New Mexico’s many lakes this summer. From swimming and fishing to kayaking and boating, you’re guaranteed to create memories that will last a lifetime. Here are five lakes worth checking out. Lake Carlsbad Lake Carlsbad Recreation Area is a developed city park consisting of more than 125 acres along the Pecos River in Carlsbad. Here, you can take part in several activities, on both water and … Read More
Enjoy the ‘Roy: Credo of a Taos Ski Valley Snow Groomer | By Snowsports Journalist Daniel Gibson | “Enjoy the ‘roy” is the personal tagline on Tommy Murray’s text messages and Internet postings. It’s a fitting sentiment, as Murray is Taos Ski Valley’s snow surfaces manager, directing its superlative grooming crews that work all night, every night, to prepare the slopes for skiers, laying down some of the finest corduroy in the business. He also directs Taos’ snowmaking and terrain … Read More
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