Reasons to Rent from Sitzmark Sports & Lodge

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If you’re planning a trip to Red River, the Sitzmark Sports and Lodge needs to be on your itinerary. Right in one convenient location near the slopes, you can stay the night, rent equipment, and pick up some last-minute necessities. Here are even more reasons to make the Sitzmark a part of your trip. You can stay right there. The Sitzmark is attached to an amazing hotel with comfortable, beautiful rooms that can accommodate anything from solo-travelers to larger groups.

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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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3 Reasons to Stay at Sitzmark Lodge

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The Sitzmark Lodge is a cozy option for your stay in central Red River, New Mexico. The staff are eager to help make your lodging one of the best features of your trip. Expedient, friendly, and helpful staff are eager to meet your needs. The on-site store is ideal for picking up rentals or odds and ends. Even better, the location is ideal for visiting Red River attractions. Location, Location, Location Especially in the winter months, the …

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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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Spring Break '16 in Red River

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We’re nearing the end of a fantastic season in Red River, but it’s not over yet. Far from it! March is one of our busiest months due to many Spring Breakers that prefer hitting the slopes to laying on a sandy beach. We’re hoping for some last minute El Nino storms to bring us some powder, but even it if it’s snowing we’ll be celebrating the warmer weather coming our way with beach parties throughout the month and ending with …

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Mardi Gras in the Mountains

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Red River just received several inches of fresh powder thanks to a big winter storm, just in time for our the Mardi Gras celebrations. Red River will go into full carnival-mode for Mardi Gras in the Mountains. This year’s theme is the Roaring 20’s and festivities include costume balls, bead tossing, Cajun and Creole food, parades, costume contests, crawfish boils, and so much more. The week kicks off with the Burning of the Loup-garou, a fictional …

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