November 22, 2017

And Just Like That… The Season Ends

See ya next season!

Photos courtesy of Angel Fire Resort, Almeada Martinez, Jeremiah Sutton, Nate Kite, Lisa Sutton, Trini Bradley and Jennifer Fitch.

Fresh Powder @ Angel Fire Resort

Make your Wednesday turns at Angel Fire Resort, where there’s powder for days! Yesterday’s heavy snow brought another 13 inches to the Summit bringing our storm total to 21 total inches. We’re expecting a bluebird day today and there’s still plenty of powder stashes and newly opened terrain to smash. Make your getaway in Angel Fire while the snow is epic and conditions are prime. Book a package or special now. Find your adventure with our full events calendar.

Take advantage of our soft snow and best in class Ski & Snowboard School and book a lesson. It’s never too late to learn the love of winter sports and no better time or place than right

Stay up to date with the latest information by subscribing to our snow report. #DaysWorthSharing at Angel Fire Resort.

Angel Fire Resort Mardi Gras Celebration

Celebrate Mardi Gras at Angel Fire Resort with daily live music, colorful beads, great food and much more!

When: February 24 to 28, 2017

Event Schedule

Friday, February 24

  • 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Mardi Gras Special Menu at Elements
  • 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm – Live Music in the Garden Court

Saturday, February 25

  • 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – S’mores outside Village Haus
  • 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm – Live Music in Village Haus
  • 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Mardi Gras Special Menu at Elements
  • 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm – Live Music in Garden Court

Sunday, February 26

  • 3:00 pm – Rotary Mardi Gras Parade
  • 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – S’mores outside Village Haus
  • 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm – Live Music in Village Haus
  • 5:00 pm – Adult Costume Contest
  • 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm – Live Music in Garden Court

Monday, February 27

  • 11:00 am to 2:00 pm – Kid’s Mask Decorating in Village Haus
  • 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – S’mores outside Village Haus
  • 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Live Music in Village Haus
  • 5:00 pm – Kid’s Costume Contest
  • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm – Shuter Library Mardi Gras Fundraiser at Elements – Pre Purchased Tickets Required
  • 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm – Live Music in Garden Court

Tuesday, February 28

  • 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Live Music in Village Haus
  • 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Mardi Gras Special Menu
  • 7:00pm to 11:00 pm – Fat Tuesday Party at the Community Center

Mysto Mysto

Back by popular demand! Bring your friends and family out and join us for Mysto signature style, mind blowing illusions, and hilarious antics that will have you belly laughing. Full of mystery, illusion and family friendly comedy. Mysto’s show features never before seen tricks and favorites plucked exclusively from Mysto’s 30-plus years and over 10,000 performances of Mysto-fying entertainment!

When: February 18, 2017 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Where: Angel Fire Resort

Pricing: Adults ($15 pre-purchase, $20 at the door), Youth 12 and under ($10 pre-purchase, $15 at the door)

Pre-Purchase Tickets Here

New Snowfall Blankets Angel Fire Slopes

New Snowfall Blankets Slopes

3 inches of snow fell on Angel Fire in the last five days, blanketing the Mountain and Village with powder. This refresher and low temperatures will allow for more snow-making, ensuring fun skiing this Spring. Plan your trip to Angel Fire Resort now and take advantage of advance booking discounts!

Angel Fire Snow Report

38th Annual World Championship Shovel Races

Join us for a fun-filled weekend of high-speed shovel racing. The Angel Fire Resort shovel races even made Jettsetter’s list of 11 Craziest Winter Adventures and Men’s Journal as a World Championships You Can Win!

When: February 3-4, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017 | Practice & Registration Day

  • 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Registration, Village Haus & Practice for Registered Competitors, Exhibition
  • 5:00 pm | Racer’s Meeting, Village Haus (Mandatory for 1st Time Shovel Racers)
  • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Live music in Legends Grill

Saturday, February 4, 2017 | Late Registration & Race Day

  • 8:00 am to 9:00 am – Late Registration, Village Haus
  • 9:30 am – Racing starts, Exhibition

Race Day Schedule

  • 9:30 am – LITTLE SCOOPS First Run
  • 9:45 am – LITTLE SCOOPS Second Run
  • 10:00 am – WOMEN IN MEDIA First Run
  • 10:45 am – YOUTH (10-13 years) First Run
  • 11:00 am – JUNIOR (14-17 years) First Run
  • 11:15 am – YOUTH (10-13 years) Second Run
  • 11:30 am – JUNIOR (14-17 years) Second Run
  • 12:45 pm – ADULT WOMEN PRO First Run
  • 1:00 pm – ADULT MEN PRO First Run
  • 1:15 pm – ADULT WOMEN PRO Second Run
  • 1:30 pm – ADULT MEN PRO Second Run
  • 1:45 pm – ADULT WOMEN First Run
  • 2:00 pm – ADULT MEN First Run
  • 2:15 pm – ADULT MASTERS First Run
  • 2:30 pm – ADULT WOMEN Second Run
  • 2:45 pm – ADULT MEN Second Run
  • 3:00 pm – ADULT MASTERS Second Run


Racers can only compete in their age category.

Production shovels only, no modifieds.

  • 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | The Jimmy Stadler Band, Village Haus
  • 5:30 pm | Awards Ceremony, Village Haus

Powder Alert + Fun Events In Angel Fire

With more than 3 feet of fresh snow this week, conditions are prime for you & your family to get out on the mountain to enjoy our Winter wonderland in Angel Fire. Book your trip online or call 800-633-7463 to make your reservation!

Big Snow & Back-to-Back Events in Angel Fire

Big Ol’ Texas Weekend – January 27-29, 2017

For many years now, Big Ol’ Texas Weekend has been an ideal time to come visit Angel Fire Resort. New this year, Whiskey and Powder live music showcase will be paired with everything Texas already planned. So, if you’re a fan of country music and enjoy skiing you won’t want to miss out.

38th Annual Shovel Races – February 3-4, 2017

The World Championship Shovel Races are uniquely Angel Fire. Contestants sit on the scoop of a snow shovel and slide down the mountain at speeds topping 70 miles per hour. The racer with the fastest time after two runs is the champion!

3rd Annual Military Winterfest – February 9-13, 2017

Join us for a Rocky Mountain Winter celebration to honor veterans, working military & their families. This event is 5 days of fun, live entertainment, skiing lessons for vets by vets & exclusive military discounts.

Buy Lift Tickets Online & Save

Plan ahead and buy lift tickets online at least 4 days before your visit to get the best price.

Buy Now

Stay & Ski Package

Book your Angel Fire getaway for less when you book lodging and lift tickets tickets together.

Buy Now

Full Event Calendar

Angel Fire Resort Celebrates 50 Years

Angel Fire Resort will mark its 50th anniversary in January 2017. Paying tribute to the resort’s legendary pedigree and family-friendly mountain, the celebration is not to be missed.

When: January 19 to January 22, 2017

On January 19th, 2017 Angel Fire Resort will be starting it’s celebration with a cocktail welcome party and featuring selected pieces displayed showing our rich history over the last 50 years. Such a hallmark milestone provides an opportunity to reflect upon the storied opening of the resort in 1966. Angel Fire Resort known for highlighting its stunning natural surroundings, the resort has always perpetuated a distinct sense of environment and nature, both in design and service.

50th Anniversary Savings

  • Stay 2 Nights & Enjoy the 3rd Night FREE*
  • Book two nights, we’ll give you that third night for free when you stay with us anytime between Tuesday, January 17 – Monday, January 23.
  • Book the 50th Anniversary Celebration package price online or by calling (800) 633-7463.
  • *3 night stay required. Taxes & fees not included, not combinable with other offers. Subject to availability. Must be booked 24 hours in advance. New reservations only.
  • $5.50 Lift Tickets 1/21 & 1/22 – While Supplies Last

In addition to lodging discounts, we will be rolling back the prices to 1966 and selling lift tickets for $5.50 to first 550 bought each day Saturday, January 21 & Sunday, January 22.

Limited quantities are available for pre-purchase with the above lodging package. Otherwise, get here early to score yours at the Ticket Window each morning!

50th Anniversary Celebration – Schedule of Events

Thursday, January 19

  • Welcome Party at Garden Court with Live Music by Atomic Balm @ 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Native American Blessing
  • Museum Showcasing Angel Fire’s Past on Display

Friday, January 20

  • On-Mountain Scavenger Hunt @ 9:00 am to 2:30 pm
  • Scavenger Hunt Prizes Awarded @ 3pm
  • Live Music in the Village Haus by Felix Y Los Gatos @ 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • “Gold Hat Party” at Elements with Special Menu & Live Music by Donohoe and Grimes – Doors open at 4:00 pm
  • Call 575-377-3055 to for Dinner Reservations

Saturday, January 21

  • Vintage Ski Suit Day @ 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Outdoor Beer Garden with Live Music by Pigment on the Deck @ 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Rail Jam presented by the Ski Team @ 5:00 pm
  • DJ Oliver at The Village Haus @5:00 pmto 11:00 pm
  • Past Employee Reunion Dinner @ 5:30 pm to Midnight (Purchase Tickets online)
  • Fireworks @ 7:30 pm

Sunday, January 22

  • Sunday Brunch at Legends @ 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Telluride Mountainfilm On Tour

Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour, presented by Angel Fire Resort, brings inspiration and education about important issues to audiences around the world with documentary films that will explore the themes connected to Telluride MountainFilm’s mission of exploring cultures, preserving environments and promoting adventure.

When: Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Where: Angel Fire Community Center

Cost: $15.00

Established in 1979, Mountainfilm is dedicated to educating, inspiring and motivating audiences about environments, cultures, issues and adventures. Working at the nexus of filmmaking and action, its flagship event is the renowned Telluride Mountainfilm festival, a four-day event held each Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. The festival has attracted leading documentary filmmakers, artists, photographers, conservationists, mountaineers, scientists, journalists and explorers from around the world to engage in the festival’s tag line of “celebrating indomitable spirit.”

Mountainfilm on Tour shares a selection of the films from the annual festival with audiences around the globe and offers Mountainfilm for Students, a free educational outreach initiative for K-12 schools at tour locations. Year-round and worldwide, the tour reaches over 40,000 people on five continents. You can now preview the complete playlist for Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour presented by Angel Fire Resort!

Tickets are available online or at the door.

Cocktail Party starts at 5:30 pm | Show Begins promptly at 6:30 pm

For more information please visit the Angel Fire Resort website.

First Tracks

Want to make your first turns before anyone else? Join our Guest Services team Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays of the season for First Tracks!

When: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from 7:45 am to 9:00 am

Where: Angel Fire Resort

Cost: $20 with the purchase of a lift ticket or free for season pass members!

Availability is limited, so please sign up with Angel Fire Resort Guest Services either at the office in our Base Area or by calling 575-377-4357.