Mountain Blog

Pajarito Operator Purchases Purgatory and AZ Snowbowl

DURANGO, CO, AND FLAGSTAFF, AZ. – In a landmark announcement yesterday, Colorado’s Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort and Arizona Snowbowl announced they have entered into an agreement to sell 100% of their respective ski areas to James Coleman, managing partner at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort and Pajarito Mountain Ski Area of New Mexico, to form the largest mountain collective in the Southwest. Together, the four mountains make up 3,088 acres, 26 lifts, over 200 trails and 13 terrain parks, all within a convenient drive of each other – and the new owner is pledging to make them the best ...

Sipapu Group Begins Operating Pajarito

The Los Alamos Ski Club announced today that the management group that operates Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort officially started operating Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Resort officials say they are now preparing for a full ski and snowboard season starting Thanksgiving Day.

“We are excited to take this next step for the future of Pajarito Mountain,” said Susan Brockway, President of the Los Alamos Ski Club Board of Directors. “We have full confidence that this partnership will continue the Club’s traditions, protect and enhance the recreational opportunities for our community, and improve the overall skiing/boarding experience. We look forward to working together ...