Ski Apache (New Mexico)

Top 5 things to do in Ski Apache (New Mexico)

  • By Jim K
  • Resorts
  • 01.03.2016

People who love skiing always want to find new slopes to show off what they can do. If you’re one of these folks and you need to know a top 5 things to do in Ski Apache (New Mexico) to help you decide if to come here or not, you’re in the right place.

Learn how to slide on snow
If you don’t know how to ski or snowboard, taking some lessons might be appropriate. If you would like to improve your technique you should still attend a class or two, but you will need a reservation, just like for the private lessons.

Go on a zipline tour
The zipline tours at Ski Apache are called Wind Rider. The tours reach a height of over 11,000 feet and offer an amazing view and experience. The tour is 8,900 feet long, making it the longest in the world. You can sire with your partner thanks to the parallel cables.

Hopefully you’re going to bring your bike in summer for some mountain biking, or you’ll be forced to simply walk. The biking trail is over 5 miles long and its steepness is between 6 and 8 percent. You’ll be required to wear a helmet and have a partner for safety and emergency reasons.

Play some disc golf
This summer sport is really popular in the area. The course has 9 holes and you can rent your equipment right there on the course. Be aware you’ll be walking from one hole to the next, both up and down hill.

Go to a music festival
Like most music festival the one at Apache takes place in summer. The festival usually lasts for 2 days and there will be plenty of live music and various vendors to check out. You should buy tickets before the event starts.