SOURCE: Angel Fire Resort

February 01, 2007 07:00 ET

Angel Fire Resort Extends Its Ski Season to April 1st

Fantastic Snow Conditions Drive the Decision to Push Back the Mountain's Closing Date for the First Time in Years

ANGEL FIRE, NM -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 1, 2007 -- Angel Fire Resort today announced it will extend the ski and snowboard season an additional week, moving its scheduled closing date from March 25th to April 1st. The extension follows a number of record-breaking snowstorms, which took the mountain from an 18-inch average snow base at Christmas-time to over four and half feet at present. Some forecasters are calling for additional significant snowstorms for the southern Rocky Mountains in February and March, citing the current El Niño-influenced weather pattern.

"To date we've received more snow than Mammoth, CA or Park City, UT," says Jon Mahanna, general manager for Angel Fire Resort. "So much fresh powder has led us to extend our season for the first time in years. We got off to a late start, and now with some of the best conditions in the country, no one wants to see this great season cut short."

Angel Fire Resort's mountain is currently 100% open, including all chairlifts, two freestyle terrain parks, two new glade skiing areas, Nordic ski trails, the expanded Polar Coaster tubing hill and New Mexico's only Halfpipe.

About Angel Fire Resort

If you can do it on a mountain, you can do it here. Angel Fire Resort is the Southwest's premier year-round alpine recreation destination. Tucked high in the Sangre de Cristo mountains of northern New Mexico, Angel Fire is the rare resort where you can ski, snowboard, tube, snow bike and cross country ski all on the same mountain. It offers a wide variety of activities for the summer outdoor enthusiast including golf, mountain biking, fishing and hiking. For more information on Angel Fire Resort, please call 800-633-7463 or visit the web site at www.angelfireresort.com.

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