SIPAPU IMPROVEMENTS

2017/18 SEASON

  • Renovations were completed at Sipapu’s historic Lodge, which included a new 2,141 square foot addition, with a new rental shop plus upgraded ski and snowboard rental equipment, a new Ticket Office, retail space, and improved traffic flow with more gathering space, new bathrooms, and locker room. 
  • Enhancements to its snowmaking system helps Sipapu continue to be the first ski area to open in New Mexico—a title the resort has held for 14 consecutive seasons.

2016/17 SEASON

  • Mountain crews completed the Howdy Extension, extending both Howdy and Lower Bambi while adding nearly 5 acres of skiable terrain, accessed by the 2015 season’s new quad. 
  • Sipapu’s historic lodge and day room began a massive remodel, which includes the popular day room, a multi-purpose gathering room. 

2015/16 SEASON

  • Added the resort’s first quad chairlift, which was the third lift the resort installed in less than five years. 
  • Added a new trail off of the new quad 
  • Added new snowmaking infrastructure for the mountain’s staple “first to open, last to close” trails including a new snow gun and a second booster pump at Midway, allowing the mountain team to cover its slopes with more snow in less time.