Ski Report

-A A +A
By Mike Cote

Pajarito picks up 2 feet in areasPajarito Ski Area was reporting 18 to 24 inches of new snow out of Monday night’s storm and more is forecast for today.However, Pajarito is still keeping quiet about a possible opening date.No opening date has been set at the ski area, although preparations on the mountain are underway. Currently, snow cats on the mountain are doing “track-packing” — running the machines over what’s already fallen to help the base hold up and allow new falling snow to stick better.Actual trail grooming was not yet taking place as of 10 a.m. today.Pajarito’s base as of this morning was listed as 17 to 22 inches.The ski area will announce in the Monitor and on its website (www.skipaja-rito.com) an official opening day as soon as it has been determined.Elsewhere in the area, Taos Ski Valley reported at 6 a.m. that 10 inches of new snow had fallen in the previous 24 hours and 48 inches had fallen in the previous five days. It was expecting more snow today.Taos is scheduled to open for the season Friday.Sipapu, meanwhile, has already opened for the season. It currently has 10 of its 41 trails open.At 5:30 a.m., Sipapu reported receiving an additional seven inches of snow in the previous 24 hours.

If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account

If you are new to the award winning Los Alamos Monitor and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.

ZIP Code:

Create a limited access account.
Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.

The Los Alamos Monitor | lacirculation@lamonitor.com | 505-662-4185
256 DP Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday