Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Ski Apache, New Mexico
“Damn Texans!” shouts some menace in the mob of locals zooming past, jumping over the minefield of downed skiers on Lower Deep Freeze. The visitors can only watch in pure terror as the group of mad skiers and snowboarders charge past them at full-speed as they’re attempting to recover their scattered skis and poles on one of Ski Apache’s most notorious green trails that starts as a bottleneck behind Chair 4.
Ski patrol has been trying to apprehend this group of wintertime bandits all season long, and they’d probably snag all of their season passes if any of those weekend redcoats could actually ski.
Related: A Tale of Ruidoso, New Mexico’s Historic Storm Last Season A view from the top of Ski Apache. Skier: Alex Davis. Photo: SnowBrains.Lo and behold Ski Apache, situated in the bosom of the Sierra Blanca mountain range in Southern New Mexico near the sleepy town of Ruidoso, where the lion’s share of skiers ski in jeans.... Continue Reading at Snowbrains