April 23, 2014

Kentucky Derby Party

derby-partyWhen: May 3, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Where: Angel Fire Resort Country Club

  • Fun-Filled Games
  • Door Prizes
  • Silent Auction
  • Specialty Drinks
  • Live Music
  • Wine Tasting
  • Buffet Dinner
  • Hat Decorating Contest

Tickets are $45 which includes dinner and wine tasting. Purchase from Rotary members and at the Country Club reception desk. Please call 575-377-3055 for more information.

Proudly sponsored by Alpine Lumber and Sangre De Cristo Chronicle with proceeds benefitting the MVAC Missoula Children’s Theatre Program and Rotary Random Acts of Kindness Program.

Summer Chairlift Hours

chairlift-hoursChairlift hours change seasonally. Chairlift may be subject to closure depending on weather conditions. They will re-open as soon as the weather improves and it is safe to continue operations.

For more information please check out the Angel Fire Resort website.

Angel Fire Wine Festival

angel-fire-wine-festivalJoin us for a wine festival at the base area at Angel Fire Resort.

When: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where: Angel Fire Resort

Cost: $25 per person

Tickets are available for purchase at Legends Grill or at the event.

For more information please call 800-633-7463.

Mad Hatter Masquerade Ball

mad-hatterEnjoy an evening at the Angel Fire Country Club to benefit the Shuter Library of Angel Fire. Only a few tickets remain available for this costumed Mardi Gras Ball. Music by the Jimmy Stadler Band, food, wine pull and silent auction. Reservations must be made in advance.

When: Monday, March 3, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Where: Angel Fire Country Club

Call 575-377-6755 for details and reservations.

Angel Fire Shovel Races 2014 Winners

Chronicle file photo A shovel racer last year puts on the brakes.Angel Fire Shovel Races 2014 Winners

Check out a video from the shovel races as seen on ABC World News! It’s not as easy as it looks, but participants say… it’s CRAZY FUN!

Little Scoops Division Co-ed Ages 6-9

  • 1st Place – Max Nilsson (65.48 mph)
  • 2nd Place – Trevor Tibljas (61.28 mph)
  • 3rd Place – Wyatt Breault (60.59 mph)

Youth Division Co-ed Ages 10-13

  • 1st Place – Mary Ickes (57.90 mph)
  • 2nd Place – Duncan Stewart-Jackson (57.75 mph)
  • 3rd Place – Stone Kite (57.46 mph)

Junior Division Co-ed Ages 14-17

  • 1st Place – Dominik Ickes (61.50 mph)
  • 2nd Place – Taner Tibljas (60.70 mph)
  • 3rd Place – Samuel Jauquez (54.63 mph)

Women’s Division Ages 18 & Older

  • 1st Place – Paloma Gonzales (65.98 mph)
  • 2nd Place – Nadia Gonzales (63.96 mph)
  • 3rd Place – Kelli Haueko (63.33 mph)

Women in Media Special Division

  • 1st Place – Katie Kim (56.91 mph)
  • 2nd Place – Laura Thoren (55.70 mph)
  • 3rd Place – Angela Brauer (53.32 mph)

Men’s Division Ages 18-44

  • 1st Place – Justin Gonzales (70.53 mph)
  • 2nd Place – Chad Denney (69.53 mph)
  • 3rd Place – Kyle Davis (68.46 mph)

Master Men’s Division Ages 45 & Older

  • 1st Place – Jeff Amblin (69.72 mph)
  • 2nd Place – Jerry Cowan (68.69 mph)
  • 3rd Place – Anthony Gonzales (65.31 mph)




Best Costumes for the Third Year

  • Duncan Stewart-Jackson


Best Over All Winner/Fastest Time

  • Justin Gonzales clocked at 70.53 mph


Dummy Launch




Photos courtesy of Michael Turri, Angel Fire Visitor Center, The Angel Fire Resort, Heather Stewart-Jackson, Brice Adams, Bonnie Zilker, and Samantha Weeks.

Winter Carnival

logo-greenThursday, February 6, 2014

  • Pray For Snow Party from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Angel Fire Visitors Center. Live music, drinks, bonfires and a snowzobra! FREE event.

Friday, February 7, 2014

  • Shovel Race registration and practice from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
  • 2014 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies. Watch Olympic coverage at Legends Grill on seven high definition TVs from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
  • Live Music by DJ Mike in the Village Haus from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
  • Live Music by Michael Smith at Legends Grill.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

  • World Championship Shovel Races presented by Lowe’s Market from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Featuring the 2nd Annual Women in Media from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
  • Dummy Launch – Watch creative floats fly off a big snow jump at the base of the mountain from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
  • Live Music by Ry Taylor in Legends Grill from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
  • Live Music by Rudy Boy Jaramillo in the Village Haus at 8:00 pm.
  • Warren Miller “Ticket to Ride” Movie showing at the garden court.


Nastar Race Membership Event

aft-nastarPlease join us for a Nastar Race on Exhibition. Just show your membership card at the top of the Nastar course anytime during the day. The fastest times for each age group will be posted. Win Nastar medals and earn bragging rights for the 2014 winter season! Call 575-377-3055 or 575-377-4260 for more information.

When: February 1, 2014

Where: Angel Fire Resort

World Championship Shovel Races

shovel-racesWhen: February 7 & 8, 2014

Where: Angel Fire Resort

For more information please visit www.angelfireresort.com/shovelraces.

Local Ski & Snowboard Clinics

afrLocal Ski & Snowboard Clinics

When: Wednesdays – January 8 to February 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Cost: $199.00 for 8 weeks

Includes wine & cheese party at the Club personalized video movement analysis and a complimentary intro to Nordic Skiing Session. Must be 21 years of age or older. All abilities. Call 575-377-4383 to book. Lift ticket and rentals not included.


When: Thursdays – January 9 to February 13, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Cost: $149.00 for 6 weeks

Call 575-377-4488 to book. Includes equipment rental.

Saturday Night Race League

When: January 18 to February 22, 2014

Cost: Only $160.00 per team

6 races. All proceeds benefit Team Angel Fire, a local, non-profit ski and snowboard organization. For all ages, skiers and snowboarders, community businesses, schools and resort departments. Get your teams together.

For more information visit www.angelfireresort.com.

Angel Fire Resort Opening Day!

treesOpening Day for skiing and snowboarding is Friday the 13th, so don’t be afraid to visit us at Angel Fire Resort and enjoy the amazing early season conditions. The recent storms have blessed us with great snow, so break out your winter gear and come up to experience our mountain paradise.

Stay with us and receive discounted lodging and lift tickets. With great winter conditions and special summer prices, it is a lodging deal that can’t be beat. Whether you are looking for convenient slopeside lodging, a cozy condominium, or a spacious vacation home, we have something for everyone. Call 866-328-3552 and book your winter vacation today.

If you can’t make it for the holidays, plan to visit us in January.

The abundant snow, uncrowded slopes, and hot deals make it the perfect time of year to ski and snowboard at Angel Fire Resort. Book 3 nights in one of our managed condos or homes and get the 4th night free!

Upcoming Angel Fire Resort Events

December 13, 2013

Opening Day of the Winter Season – First day to ski or snowboard for the Winter season!

December 23-25, 2013

Ski and Ride with Santa – Come ski around Angel Fire with jolly old St. Nick.

December 24, 2013

Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks – Bundle up the family and join us at the base of the ski mountain for our annual Torchlight Parade followed by Fireworks. And keep an eye out – Santa & Mrs. Claus have been known to join in the festivities! Thanks to the Village of Angel Fire and Angel Fire Resort for sponsoring this fun event.

December 24, 2013

Christmas Eve Dinner at Elements – Enjoy a special Christmas Eve dinner from 5pm-9pm in Elements at the Country Club. Reservations are required due to limited seating. Please call 575-377-3055 to make your reservation today.

December 25, 2013

Christmas Day Dinner at Elements – Enjoy a special Christmas Day dinner from 5pm-9pm in Elements at the Country Club. Reservations are required due to limited seating. Please call 575-377-3055 to make your reservation today.

December 31, 2013

New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks – Dress warm and join us at the base of the ski mountain for our annual Torchlight Parade followed by Fireworks. Thanks to the Village of Angel Fire and Angel Fire Resort for sponsoring this fun event.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Elements – Join us for a special dinner served from 5pm-9pm. Reservations required. Please call 575-377-3055 to make your reservation today.

New Year’s Eve Party in the Village Haus – Join us 7pm-1am as we get ready to ring in the New Year. No cover. Featuring DJ Mike, favors and drink specials!.

January 23 – 26, 2014

Big Ol’ Texas Weekend – Everyone is invited! – Join in our annual weekend celebration of our Texas roots with a Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament, The Big Texan Steak Challenge and live music featuring Tim Nichols, Aubrey Lynn England, Jody Booth and Jason Sundance Head. Call 855-845-2925 to book your VIP Package.

Group & Event Planning

Groups of 20 or More Save! Angel Fire Resort is the perfect place for your next club trip, business retreat, wedding, family reunion, youth group outing or conference. Groups of 20 or more save on lodging, lift tickets, rentals, lessons, dining and more. We’d be happy to create a custom package that’s just right for your group. To get started, give our Group Planner a call at 888-472-0124 or complete a Group Sales Inquiry form.