The Leaves are Falling in Red River

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Summer is officially behind us and we are welcoming autumn! It’s finally time to pull on our cozy sweaters, cradle our pumpkin spice lattes, and go leaf peeping. Mountainsides across the state have started to take on a golden, amber, and crimson glow as the foliage changes color for the season. Hop in the car to head north to take in the vibrant scenery before it’s gone.  A few ideas of things to do while you’re in the area: Drive …

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4th of July in Red River NM

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Red River Ski Area and Summer Area is officially open for the summer season with adventure for everyone.  Trust us, you haven’t lived till you’ve zipped dizzily down the mountainside on the longest summer tubing lanes in the country. If you’re more into defying gravity than respecting it, the Hidden Treasure Aerial Park might be your thing featuring three course levels (difficult, more difficult and most difficult), two zip lines and a decent that will make you second guess your …

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2017 Events to Plan Your Summer Escape to Red River Around

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We’ve may have just closed the door on another wonderfully long ski season, but when one door closes another one opens. That door just happens to lead to your destination of choice to escape the summer heat, Red River! Unlike many ski towns, Red River stays alive all year long with just as many activities, events, and visitors as we see during the winter months. That probably has to do with the average high temperature of 74 degrees! So if …

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4 Things We Love About Spring Skiing

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Red River Ski Area received a fresh layer of powder just in time for the spring ski season, one of our busier times of the year. Here’s why you should plan to get here during March to wrap up the ski season: Beautiful Weather Every day is a bluebird day! Okay, maybe not all, but more days in March have sunny, clear skies than the winter months. You can feel free to ditch some of your bulkier layers and opt …

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Mardi Grass In the Mountains 2017

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Red River |Mardi Gras in the Mountains | February 23-28 The biggest Mardi Gras celebration in NM is in Red River where the town dedicates a full week to the holiday and attracts crowds from around the country. Red River’s Mardi Gras is an all-inclusive, the more-the-merrier kind of event and you’ll want to bring your “krewe” with you, which means friends and family ready to have a good time. Along with well-known Cajun Mardi Gras traditions, Red River has …

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2016 Holidays in Red River

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No ski-town embraces the spirit of the holidays quite like Red River. With sparkling lights of all kinds, from torches gliding peacefully down the mountainside to the soft glow of luminarias, combined with the stillness of the crisp mountain air and the surrounding layer of powdery white, our little winter wonderland has something to delight visitors of all ages. We hope to see you this holiday season, and from all of us here at Sitzmark Sports, we wish you a …

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10 Ways to Score Savings in Red River This Season

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There are lots of great ways to save on skiing but we have found 10 great deals.  You can save on everything from lodging to lift tickets this winter.  Take an affordable family ski vacation to Red River and enjoy the small town atmosphere.  We can’t wait to see you. Deal Daze 2016 Dec. 2-4 and Dec 9-11: Mark your calendar for these weekends because lift tickets will be discounted almost 40% for a full-day ticket. That’s a savings of $23 …

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Countdown to Ski Season

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In just over a month Red River Ski Area will be open for the season. We can barely contain our excitement as we prep to welcome our regular visitors and new faces to the Sitzmark shop and lodge.  We’re literally counting down to opening day and here’s why:   5 Choose from five winter sports to partake in while visiting Red River:  Ski, snowboard, snowshoe, tubing, snowblades.  Can’t decide on one? Do them all! We’ve got rentals and equipment for …

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Thanksgiving in Red River NM

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Fall is creeping up on us in Red River as we enter September, when the ski area begins the transition to ski season. This year, Red River Ski Area will officially open the day before Thanksgiving. If you haven’t done so already, mark it in your calendar (Wednesday, November 23, 2016) and send off an email to your boss requesting the time off. Do not delay! Now is the time to plan your trip to be here for opening week.

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Things to do In Red River for Kids

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School bells across the Southwest have rung their final ring and kids are running free for the summer. Get them outdoors before boredom has a chance to sink in, and if it already has then we’ve got the cure.  There’s so much to do in Red River this summer that there will never be a dull moment. We can guarantee they’ll never want to go home.  Stay with us at Sitzmark and take advantage of our Summer 5th Day Free …

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