Skip to Main Content

Discover Sipapu

About Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

New Mexico’s Longest Running Lift Ski Resort

Celebrating our 70th Season, Sipapu’s Legendary New Mexico Mountain Experience Started in 1952

Discover Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort, located 20 miles southeast of Taos and a two hour scenic drive north of Albuquerque. Founded in 1952 by Lloyd and Olive Bolander, Sipapu is well known for its affordable skiing and family-friendly atmosphere.

Sipapu began as the first lift-served ski area in New Mexico, and is proud to be the state’s longest running lift ski resort with the longest ski season.

Rich in History, the Legend Continues

Today Sipapu is the fastest growing resort in New Mexico, and is known for having the best deals in the Rockies. It continues to flourish as a family-owned and operated resort where guests enjoy coming early, staying longer and playing more.

Sipapu Ski & Summer Area sign

About Sipapu

Sipapu is a fun, family-friendly destination mountain resort where your kids won’t get lost. It is perfect for skiers and boarders of all skill levels, and offers an affordable vacation getaway year round.

Come connect with the mountain and one another. Explore, discover, relax – you choose!

Our slope-side and riverside accommodations are clean and simple without the noise or distractions of in-room TVs or phones.

Cable TV is available in the lodge and cell service is usually available throughout the property.

For 70 years, generations of first-timers and returning guests alike appreciate the quintessential mountain life found only at Sipapu. You will too!

Our Mountain Amenities

Sipapu offers unique amenities, including:

  • The Riverside Cafe and Paradise Riverside Bar and Grill – featuring New Mexico’s best riverside dining
  • Slope-side lodging, including cabins, suites, our historic lodge and more
  • The world-class Sipapu disc golf course – ranked one of the top 5 courses in the country
  • Riverside camping
  • Trout fishing
  • And much more

So, check out our best deals, grab your gear and come discover for yourself why Sipapu is the fastest growing resort in New Mexico.

You Might Also Like

Upcoming Events

Skiing at Sipapu

Surrounded by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Carson National Forest, the Sipapu has over 40 trails, six lifts, and three distinct terrain parks sure to challenge all skill levels.

On-site amenities include slope-side lodging, a full-service ski shop, ski school and New Mexico’s best riverside dining experience at the Riverside Café and Paradise Riverside Bar and Grill.

Power Pass Resorts

Shop