Santa Fe, Taos resorts put ski passes up for sale | Local News

Ski Santa Fe and the Taos Ski Valley have put season passes up for sale, although the opening of New Mexico’s ski mountains still hangs in the balance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Ski areas have been advised that while they may proceed with preparations for the ski season, opening to the public in November will be dependent on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Mexico,” said Nora Meyers Sackett, a spokeswoman for the Governor’s Office. “The state is actively working with Ski New Mexico to finalize COVID-safe practice for ski areas, but again, any potential opening will depend on the level of danger posed by the ongoing pandemic.”

After setting a single-day high of 488 coronavirus cases Friday, the state reported another 486 cases Saturday.

Sackett added any potential reopening of ski areas will require operating at 25 percent of maximum occupancy capacity. Taos Ski Valley announced season

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