Angel Fire, NM, November 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Angel Fire Resort (https://www.angelfireresort.com), northern New Mexico’s premier family vacation destination, announced today its opening on December 10, 2021, for the ski season 2021-2022. 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, 2021 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, 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 time in the snow. In addition to skiing, snowboarding, from cross-country skiing, and night skiing, we are also creating fun and interactive entertainment opportunities for families and couples who come to Angel Fire Resort. ”
EXTENDED WINTER ACTIVITIES FOR ALL:
The resort will host a series of ‘snow play activities’ at the base, such as snowman making contests, ice sculpting demonstrations, relay games and snowball battles for 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-hour 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.
DEDICATED MOUNTAIN PROGRAMS / ACTIVITIES FOR FAMILIES:
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 snowboard, 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 one day snowboard program for ages 4-5 in addition to the Lil’ Chile ski program. Classes will incorporate Burton Riglet boards.
• Reduced Lift Tickets for Grade 5 Students – Offers all Grade 5 students a deeply discounted season pass or a $ 10 daily lift ticket with their report card and completed form.
• Seasonal passes 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.
DISCOUNTS FOR TEACHERS:
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.
THE UNIQUE NIGHT SKIING IN NEW MEXICO:
Angel Fire Resort remains the only resort in the state to offer night skiing and snowboarding activities. 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.
ADVANCED WEBCAMS – TWO NEW CAMERAS HAVE BEEN ADDED
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.com/webcam/
The season runs from December 10, 2021 to March 20, 2022
Opening day: December 10, 2021
Christmas Eve – Torchlight parade / Skiing with Santa Claus: December 24, 2021
Santa’s Helpers Treasure Hunt: December 25, 2021
New Year’s torchlight parade: December 31, 2021
New Year’s Party at Village Haus with music by Ry Taylor: December 31, 2021
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
CONTACT INFO FOR ANGEL FIRE RESORT:
FACEBOOK / AngelFireResort
SEASON December 10, 2021 – March 20, 2022
ELEVATOR TIMES 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
NIGHT SKIING From 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 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
AVERAGE ANNUAL SNOWFALL AMOUNT: 210 inches
PARKS LOTS: 3
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% beginner terrain
For details on Angel Fire Resort and Angel Fire RV Resort winter rates, lift ticket prices, trails and reservations, visit www.angelfireresort.com or call 800-633-7463 .
WINTER BROLL HERE PLEASE WITH PERMISSION FROM “ANGEL FIRE RESORT”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TgcCtG6mVE&feature=youtu.be
WINTER PHOTOS ARE AVAILABLE HERE. PLEASE COURTESY “ANGEL FIRE RESORT”: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B2DaG8Er2C17RW95NU9CWXVPbDg
Media Only: To arrange a media visit to Angel Fire Resort or arrange an interview, contact Krysty Ronchetti at [email protected] or 505-821-9279.
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 Realtor.com and named one of the 25 “Best Family Ski Resorts in North America” by Dream Vacation Magazine. Located over 8,600 feet above sea level in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Angel Fire strives to provide the best value and the best choice for family outdoor activities to its members, guests and visitors – including skiing, snowboarding, tubing, sledding, golf, mountain biking, zip lining, tennis, fishing, RV, 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 in northern New Mexico opens for the winter ski season on December 10, 2021.
Winter fun at Angel Fire Resort’s Polar Coaster Tubing Hill