Angel Fire Resort 2021-2022 ski season begins December 10


A new 4-lane tube hill is one of the non-skiing activities included at Angel Fire Resort. Courtesy / Angel Fire Resort

News from the Angel Fire complex:

ANGEL FIRE – Angel Fire Resort today announced its opening on December 10 for the 2021-2022 ski season.

Known as one of the “Best Family Ski Resorts in North America,” Angel Fire Resort is investing in improved mountain equipment for snowmaking and expanding winter activities and events for travelers who don’t plan to ski. Angel Fire Resort’s winter season will be from December 10 to March 20, 2022.

“After a big turnout last year from skiers and those looking for a winter getaway, we are stepping up our plans for this winter season,” said Greg Ralph, Director of Marketing for Angel Fire Resort. “While we love being known as the Southwest’s most family-friendly ski destination, we are seeing an increase in the number of families coming to Angel Fire just to enjoy the weather in the snow. In addition to skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and night skiing, we also create fun and interactive entertainment opportunities for families and couples who come to Angel Fire Resort.


The resort will host a rotating series of “snow play activities” at the base, such as snowman-making contests, ice sculpting demonstrations, relay games and snowball battles for children. children. There is also a new bar at the base called Zia which will serve smores and hot chocolate.

Other activities other than skiing include:

  • A hill of 4-way tubes.
  • An old-fashioned toboggan hill.
  • Evening snowshoe hikes in season with guided stargazing tours.
  • An increase in after-hours activities for children and couples.

The resort will offer seasonal mixology classes, whiskey tastings, cooking demonstrations for couples, as well as themed craft activities and game nights for kids.

Several live musical entertainment shows are also scheduled throughout the resort venues.

The resort will also work with local outfitters to offer horse-drawn sleigh rides, expanded cross-country trails and circuits, and snowmobile tours in the Enchanted Circle.


Angel Fire Resort continues to expand its family-friendly offerings, including family-friendly upgrades to its full-service children’s ski school.

Several programs are in place to help parents make the most of their time on the slopes while their children are actively engaged, learning to ski and board, make new friends and have fun:

  • Private Ski Lessons – For toddlers who are just learning to ski and snowboard, the resort offers private lessons for ages 2 and up.
  • Lil ‘Jalapeno Program – This is a paced, day-long ski program suitable for 3 year olds.
  • Lil ‘Poppers Snowboard Program – This is a full day snowboard program for ages 4-5 to complement the Lil’ Chile ski program. Classes will incorporate Burton Riglet boards.
  • Discounted Lift Tickets for Grade 5 Students – Offers all Grade 5 students a deeply discounted season pass or $ 10 daily lift ticket with their report card and completed form.
  • Seasonal subscriptions at reduced prices for children 6 and under and seniors 75 and over. Those aged 75 and over and children 6 and under can purchase a deeply discounted season pass or ski for as little as $ 10 per day.


The Angel Fire Teacher Pass is back by popular demand and will offer all K-12 teachers one of the best ski pass discounts for the entire season in the country. The pass is $ 249 if purchased before November 30. The Teacher Pass is designed to thank educators for the work they do with students and to make skiing easier and more valuable for teachers.


Angel Fire Resort remains the only resort in the state to offer its popular night skiing and snowboarding. The land includes 50 acres of groomed trails on the front side of the mountain, as well as the Night Rider Snow Park. Extra nights and extended hours have been added to night skiing.


Watch the snow fall in real time and see the most recent views of the ski mountain and surrounding peaks in 4K, are available for all meteorologists, guests and anyone just looking to see if they need to call the sick for catch some tracks on the mountain.

Two new webcams have been added. The first is at the top of the Chile Express chairlift, where people can check conditions and watch people jump from the chairlift! In addition, another camera has been added to the Nordic Center Sledding Hill. Angel Fire Resort State-of-the-art Prism Onyx camera at the top delivers the most powerful 4K video, 24mp imaging, ultra-wide panoramic views of the state – including the top of Angel Fire Resort, Wheeler Peak and the Moreno Valley. The webcams are available here: https: //www.angelfireresort.en / webcam /


  • The season runs from December 10 to March 20, 2022
  • Opening day: December 10
  • Christmas Eve – Torchlight parade / Skiing with Santa Claus: December 24
  • Santa’s Helpers Treasure Hunt: December 25
  • New Year’s Torchlight Parade: December 31
  • New Year’s Party at Village Haus with music by Ry Taylor: December 31
  • USASA Slalom and Giant Slalom on display: January 2, 2022
  • Moonlight Snowshoes at Angel Fire Country Club: January 15, 2022
  • USASA Border / Skier Cross at Show: February 2-6, 2022
  • Valentine’s Day Snowshoes and Moonlight Dinner at Elements: February 12, 2022
  • Mardi Gras Angel Fire celebration: March 1, 2022
  • USASA Rail Jam at the bottom of the exhibit: March 5, 2022
  • USASA Slopestyle at Liberation Park: March 6, 2022
  • St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt: March 17, 2022
  • Closing day: March 20, 2022


  • TWITTER: @angelfireresort
  • FACEBOOK: / AngelFireResort
  • PHONE: 800.633.7463
  • SEASON: December 10 – March 20, 2022
  • ELEVATOR TIMES: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • NIGHT SKIING: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (weather permitting, available on weekends and peak holiday periods).


BASE ELEVATION: 8,600 feet

PEAK ELEVATION: 10,677 feet

VERTICAL FALL: 2,077 feet



81 TRAILS: 21% beginner, 56% intermediate, 23% advanced, over 560 acres

NORDIC CENTER: 12km of land for classic skiing & skating and snowshoeing; 5 courses: 1 beginner, 2 intermediate, 2 advanced

ELEVATORS: 2 high speed quads, 3 doubles, 2 surface

SNOW CAPACITIES: 52% mountain, 90% terrain for beginners

For details on Angel Fire Resort and Angel Fire RV Resort winter rates, lift ticket prices, trails, and reservations, visit or call 800.633.7463.

About Angel Fire Resort

Angel Fire Resort is a year-round mountain resort destination in New Mexico. Angel Fire Resort was named “America’s Most Affordable Ski Town” by and named one of the 25 “Best Family Ski Resorts in North America” ​​by Dream Vacation Magazine. Located at over 8,600 elevation in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Angel Fire strives to provide the best value and best choice for family outdoor recreation activities to its members, guests and visitors including skiing, snowboarding, tubing, sledding, golf, mountain biking, ziplining, tennis, fishing, RVing, hiking and more. For more information about Angel Fire Resort, Resort Membership, or Angel Fire real estate investment opportunities, please call (855) 923.7387 or visit the resort’s website at www.angelfireresort. com.

Angel Fire Resort’s 2021-2022 ski season begins December 10. Courtesy of Angel Fire Resort

Angel Fire Resort’s 2021-2022 ski season begins December 10. Courtesy of Angel Fire Resort

Angel Fire Resort’s 2021-2022 ski season begins December 10. Courtesy of Angel Fire Resort

Angel Fire Resort’s 2021-2022 ski season begins December 10. Courtesy of Angel Fire Resort


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