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Angel Fire Resort


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Angel Fire Resort


Powder Alliance
Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

121

Rank in
Region

60

Rank in
State

3

Best time for snow at
Angel Fire Resort
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Angel Fire Resort

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Monday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Tuesday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Wednesday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Thursday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Friday
Day
0"
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True Snow: 210" per year
Snow Quality Rank

91

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

134

Angel Fire Resort is ranked No. 134 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

7.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

3.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

48.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

134

Angel Fire Resort is ranked No. 134 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

91

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

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Core Strengths of Angel Fire Resort

Core Strengths
Snow Quality
rank
91
score
55.5
Overall
rank
121
score
51.7
Expert
rank
127
score
31.6

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

2077 ft

10677 ft
Base Elevation: 8600 ft

Slope Aspects

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A Few Words On The Snow

If you're waiting for a powder day at Angel Fire Resort, then you might have a long wait. Only 7.0% of winter days see more than 6 inches of snowfall, which means, on average, you'll have to spend 10 days or more mining the slopes at Angel Fire Resort to score that one great day. It could be worse, however. You could be muskie fishing.

Skiing at Angel Fire Resort is about getting outside, ripping up the slope, eating chili dogs and getting in as much vertical as you can. It's not about big dumps. And that's okay. This place is about honing your skills for that trip to Snowbird or Alaska. With only 3.0% of months at Angel Fire Resort getting more than 90 inches of snow, this isn't the place to set up your powderhound shack.

Drought Potential

If you're banking on snow and you're boarding a plane for a week at Angel Fire Resort, you should temper your expectations. This is a place where winter drought can grab hold of the weather pattern for long periods, as 48.0% of the winter months here see less than 30 inches of snow.

Getting to Angel Fire Resort, if you're flying in

If you have to get on a plane and still spend more than three hours, in this case a full 181 minutes to get to Angel Fire Resort, the payoff has to be big. We're here, hoping you get that bounty. Here's to snow at Angel Fire Resort, and lots of it; may your gamble pay off!