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Terrain Update for Saturday Opening 2023

Terrain Update

The trail report is updated with what we expect to open Saturday, and check it Sunday, we expect to open more. 

Introducing Valle Nevado

Say Hello to Our New International Resort

On January 12, 2023, Mountain Capital Partners announced it would become the majority owner of Valle Nevado, the largest ski area in the Americas. Valle Nevado, a year-round mountain resort located just 37 miles from Santiago offers incredible skiing on 2,224 inbound skiable acres, an average of 276 inches of snowfall per year, 17 lifts, and onsite heli-skiing.

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Ski Boot Sale


Ski Boot & Ski Bike Sale

Jan. 21 | 9a-4p Pajarito Rental Shop

We’ve got gently used ski boots and ski bikes for sale this Friday in the rental shop from 9a-4p. Starting at just $10, we have boots in many sizes available. 

We have three ski bikes for sale, $600 OBO. 

These bikers have very little wear and tear, originally priced $1400 |  $600 or best offer  

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Sledge hammer freerider 5.1


Sledge hammer freerider 5.1





Mountain Closed for WeBe Racing October 9-10, 2021

Due to the Moto race from WeBe Racing, the mountain will be closed to all uphill and downhill traffic this weekend October 9-10. 

Buy Now, Ski Now

With our new Buy Now, Ski Now benefit, when you purchase an eligible 2021/2022 season pass, you can start using the pass right away – and get access to the 2021/2022 winter season as well.

How it works is pretty simple: purchase your eligible 2021/2022 season pass (don’t forget: we offer a no-interest payment plan), forgo the free shipping, visit your home mountain to pick up your 2021/2022 season pass and start skiing.


What Passes Are Eligible?

The Power Pass delivers unlimited access at all of our mountains – start using this right away at the mountain of your choice ...

Pajarito Mountain Cafe Opens May 5

Pajarito Mountain Cafe opens May 5, 2021 with an all new menu, developed by the lodge’s new Food and Beverage Manager, Eric Tyler. The special Cinco de Mayo grand opening will feature 50% off select New Mexican selections of the menu. 

The cafe will be open Wednesdays-Sundays from 11 am until 2 pm for in person dining exclusively on the spectacular Pajarito deck that overlooks the Sangre de Cristos or for takeout. Guests must order online using the mountain’s food ordering system, available at After ordering, the system will alert guests when the food is ready. “It’s so convenient,” said ...

Cafe Open this Thursday, January 7

We’re opening up the cafe for lunch beginning January 7 from 11 am – 2 pm. Moving forward, we’ll have the cafe open Wednesday through Saturday from 11-2. Come enjoy our beautiful deck and some delicious food – we are working on some new menu items to expand our offerings! You can BYOB and enjoy a drink on the deck as well. The kids can play in the snow – sleds welcome! Or pop by for a meal after a morning of exercise on the mountain. Come enjoy our naturally distanced outdoor seating in a beautiful setting.

Snowmaking Begins + Winter Storm

We started snowmaking operations last weekend December 19-20 and we are hoping this winter storm gives us the snow we need to get open. Stay tuned for more updates on opening day. Our team is working fast and furious to try and get the hill open as soon as possible. 


Sipapu and Pajarito Close for the Season Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort and Pajarito Mountain are closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 ski season effective today at the recommendation of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. 


“We are skiers at heart and today’s decision was a difficult one for all of us,” said James Coleman, a managing partner of Sipapu and Pajarito. “While many of our employees and customers wanted us to remain open, their health and wellbeing is of utmost importance to us. We’ve decided to move forward with the Governor’s recommendation to end ski operations due to larger concerns for the wellbeing of our communities and the ...