Ski resorts close due to coronavirus concerns

Posted 3/19/20

Ski resorts close due to coronavirus concerns Taos Ski Valley On Sunday (March 15) Taos Ski Valley announced that it would be ending its ski season at 5 p.m. that day. The decision came on the heels …

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Ski resorts close due to coronavirus concerns

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Taos Ski Valley

On Sunday (March 15) Taos Ski Valley announced that it would be ending its ski season at 5 p.m. that day.

The decision came on the heels of the coronavirus pandemic – the World Health Organization labeled it as such – and with some decisions made in Colorado that “are reverberating throughout the mountain resort industry,” David Norden, CEO of Taos Ski Valley, said in a press release.

Refunds will be issued to those who have booked a stay at The Blake or purchased a lift ticket after March 15.

Season ticket holders should make sure to check Taos Ski Valley’s website for updates on refunds, and will be notified shortly.

Angel Fire Ski Resort

Angel Fire Ski Resort announced on Sunday (March 15) that it will be closing down for the ski season on Monday (March 16), “with the last chairlift closing at 4 p.m.”

The shuttering of the ski season came after worldwide concern over a novel coronavirus, the strain known as COVID-19, and its rapid spread across the globe.

“We appreciate everyone’s support in this decision both in our community and across the region,” John Kitts, CEO of Angel Fire, said in a press release.

Angel Fire Resort in the press release said that, in the following hours, days and weeks, that they will announce other resort operations through social media and their website.

Red River Ski Resort

On Sunday (March 15), Red River Ski Resort sent out a press release saying the ski season had come to an end at the end of the business day.

The decision came amid concerns over coronavirus, and “at the request of New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham,” read a portion of the release.

Linton Judycki, president and general manager of the resort, said in the press release that those with reservations after the closing date will be contacted shortly for either a refund or credit.

Sipapu and Pajarito Ski Resort

On Monday (March 16,) Sipapu Ski Resort sent a press release with news that it has ended its season.

“Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort and Pajarito Mountain are closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 ski season effective today at the recommendation of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham,” read a portion of the press release.

“Guests who need a prepaid lift ticket refund can request directly through the resorts at customerservice@sipapu.ski or ski@pajarit.ski, respectively. More information on refunds and rebookings can be found at the resort websites, sipapu.ski and pajarito.ski.”

Ski resorts close due to coronavirus concerns

Taos Ski Valley

On Sunday (March 15) Taos Ski Valley announced that it would be ending its ski season at 5 p.m. that day.

The decision came on the heels of the coronavirus pandemic – the World Health Organization labeled it as such – and with some decisions made in Colorado that “are reverberating throughout the mountain resort industry,” David Norden, CEO of Taos Ski Valley, said in a press release.

Refunds will be issued to those who have booked a stay at The Blake or purchased a lift ticket after March 15.

Season ticket holders should make sure to check Taos Ski Valley’s website for updates on refunds, and will be notified shortly.

Angel Fire Ski Resort

Angel Fire Ski Resort announced on Sunday (March 15) that it will be closing down for the ski season on Monday (March 16), “with the last chairlift closing at 4 p.m.”

The shuttering of the ski season came after worldwide concern over a novel coronavirus, the strain known as COVID-19, and its rapid spread across the globe.

“We appreciate everyone’s support in this decision both in our community and across the region,” John Kitts, CEO of Angel Fire, said in a press release.

Angel Fire Resort in the press release said that, in the following hours, days and weeks, that they will announce other resort operations through social media and their website.

Red River Ski Resort

On Sunday (March 15), Red River Ski Resort sent out a press release saying the ski season had come to an end at the end of the business day.

The decision came amid concerns over coronavirus, and “at the request of New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham,” read a portion of the release.

Linton Judycki, president and general manager of the resort, said in the press release that those with reservations after the closing date will be contacted shortly for either a refund or credit.

Sipapu and Pajarito Ski Resort

On Monday (March 16,) Sipapu Ski Resort sent a press release with news that it has ended its season.

“Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort and Pajarito Mountain are closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 ski season effective today at the recommendation of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham,” read a portion of the press release.

“Guests who need a prepaid lift ticket refund can request directly through the resorts at customerservice@sipapu.ski or ski@pajarit.ski, respectively. More information on refunds and rebookings can be found at the resort websites, sipapu.ski and pajarito.ski.”

Those who have booked reservations can rebook their trip by emailing customer service.

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