Updated: 3/24/2017 7:04 AM

We’ve gone from spring snow to POWDER conditions!

Here are some highlights for this weekend: Santa Fe has moved up the closing date by a week and is closing this Sunday and there is a rail jam on Sunday... Taos has extended the season by a week... Pajarito has reduced priced tickets... Sipapu has reduced priced tickets… Purgatory has new lift hours and extending season through April… Wolf Creek has College Day and Local Appreciation Day this weekend.

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Purgatory

New: 6

Storm: 6

This Week: 6

Base: 60

This Season: 246

Lifts: 10/10

Runs: 92/94

Groomed: 26

Will be open daily through April 2 and then open Friday through Sunday through April 30. Lifts run 10am – 5pm (backside open until 4:30pm). After delays due to an immense amount of snowfall this winter, the new surface lift at the bottom of the backside is now open. Lift 11 is a pair of transfer lifts takes skiers and snowboarders across the toe of the slope from roughly the bottom of Dirty’s Secret, a new trail at Purgatory which debuted this season, Siegele Street or Lower Bull Run over to the bottom of the Legends Express. Lift 11 is a modernized rope tow design, called a Swiss Cord, which skiers can access from any point along the alignment to easily traverse over to the base of the Legends Express.  Positioned end-to-end, spanning approximately 1,300 feet, skiers are able to grab any point and move to the west, toward the high-speed quad.

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Wolf Creek

New: 6

Storm: 6

This Week: 6

Base: 108

This Season: 395

Lifts: 7/7

Runs: 77/77

Surface: P/PP

Saturday, March 25th is College Day! Lift tickets are just $44 for students with a current, printed class schedule and valid college photo ID. And then Sunday is Local Appreciation Day where lift tickets are just $44 for adults, $27 for seniors and $24 for children. Proof of residency not required. Closing day scheduled for April 2.

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Silverton Mountain

New: 20

Storm: 20

This Week: 20

Base: 50-90

Lifts: 1/1

Runs: 69/69

Open Thursday through Sunday through March 26 for guided-only skiing and boarding. Unguided Season (guides still available during unguided season) March 31, April 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th, and 9th.

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Telluride

New: 19

Storm: 19

This Week: 19

Base: 77

This Season: 283

Lifts: 15/16

Runs: 134/147

Groomed: 55

3 of 3 parks open now. Closing day scheduled for April 2.

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Arizona Snowbowl (Flagstaff)

New: 15

Storm: 15

This Week: 15

Base: 101

This Season: 301

Lifts: 7/8 (Sunset Triple Closed)

Runs: 42/45

Groomed: 31

Parks: All 3 open with 78 features

Open for Daily Operations Through March 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Grand Canyon Express, Hart Prairie and our two conveyor lifts only - all other lifts open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.). And then open every weekend in April with lifts open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Purchase your $29 lift ticket online 48 hrs. in advance and get a free $15 gift card (good for retail and food purchases same day). Add rentals and a group lesson for only $10 each! No skis? No problem! Now everyone can enjoy the great views of northern Arizona on our scenic Grand Canyon Express chairlift. Tickets are $19 online 48 hrs. in advance or $29 at the window! For more ways to enjoy the World's Best Spring Break visit www.ArizonaSnowbowl.com/springbreak

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Report Legend: Snowfall amounts are listed in inches. Surface conditions are noted as follows: P=Powder, PP=Packed Powder, MG=Machine Groomed Snow, HP=Hard Packed, SP=Spring Conditions, VC=Variable Conditions, CS=Corn Snow, NR=No Report From Ski Area, N/A=Not Applicable, T=Trace.

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More Information:
Here are some links that you may find helpful: 

Ski New Mexico

Colorado Ski Country

Ski Utah

New Mexico National Weather Service 

Colorado National Weather Service 

Colorado Mtn Weather & Avalanche Report

Detailed Ski Area Forecast From SnowForecast

Warren Miller Films & Info

National Forest Service (has fall color info and more)

Colorado Ski History Web Site (includes info on closed NM/CO areas)

New Mexico Road Conditions

 

Road Condition Phone Numbers: New Mexico 800-432-4269, Colorado 303-639-1111, Utah 866-511-8824, Arizona 888-411-7623.