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Steamboat, Crested Butte open for the season

By Associated Press

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — More Colorado ski areas are opening for Thanksgiving weekend. Steamboat and Crested Butte opened Wednesday with… more »

A snowboarder catches air at Sandia Peak Ski Area, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, near Albuquerque, N.M.  Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal)

New Mexico ski area information

By ABQnews Staff

Ski areas ANGEL FIRE RESORT Season: Dec. 12-March 22 Base elevation: 8,600 feet Peak elevation: 10,677 feet Average annual snowfall:… more »

A crew from Skytrac Inc. of Salt Lake City guides one of the pieces of a new Taos Ski Valley ski lift into place Sunday as it’s lowered by a helicopter. The Kachina Peak lift has an estimated cost of $3 million. (Dean Hanson/Albuquerque Journal)

New Kachina Peak lift takes shape

By Andy Stiny / Journal Staff Writer

Workers, chopper perform precise tasks at 12,000 feet