2013 Ski & Ride the Winter Sun Vacation Sweepstakes


You are the winner of the 2013 Ski & Ride the Winter Sun Sweepstakes.

This Winter Sun Vacation Package will give you all of that and more. And by "more" we mean it's for four! This is a true adventure for the entire family. Register and you could win a dream ski trip to Ski Santa Fe and Taos Ski Valley.

It's True. You can win a vacation to ski & ride the winter sun in New Mexico. A ski vacation in New Mexico is so much more than simply schussing down our snowy slopes. This true adventure includes authentic cuisine, authentic culture, and 300 days a year of sunshine, so you'll have a true blue-sky experience.

The Prize Package Includes

Ski and/or snowboard rentals (for 4) at each resort

Two days of lift tickets for Ski Santa Fe and Taos Ski Valley (for 4)

Group lessons at both ski resorts

Two nights of lodging at the slope-side Snakedance Condominiums in Taos Ski Valley (for 4)

Four mouthwatering meals in Taos Ski Valley:

The Bavarian Lodge and Restaurant (for 4) - Where you'll find Bavarian hospitality at its warmest in their acclaimed restaurant, where a wait staff clad in lederhosen and dirndls dispenses German specialties in an ambience of pure Gemütlichkeit at the base of Taos Ski Valley. Alcohol and gratuity will not be included.

Rhoda’s Restaurant (for 4) - Located slope-side in the Resort Center, Rhoda's is open from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. for lunch and dinner. Lunches feature great soups, chile and overstuffed sandwiches in a quiet sit-down atmosphere. Take in the action at the base of Al's Run while sitting on Rhoda's outside deck. Alcohol and gratuity will not be included.

Two nights of lodging at Hotel Santa Fe (for 4)

Santa Fe Botanical Garden (4 Admissions)

Four gourmet meals in what is becoming one of the nation's hot spots for cuisine:

The Compound-Dinners (for 4), alcohol and gratuity will not be included.

Del Charro at the Inn of the Governors -Dinners (for 4), alcohol and gratuity will not be included.

New Mexico Wine Tours -Private wine tasting tour (for 4) of the Northern wineries in a form of a gift certificate

Ski Santa Fe is nestled high in the beautiful Sangre de Cristo Mountains just outside historic Santa Fe. The Millennium Triple Chairlift will take snow sport enthusiasts to a new height above 12,000 feet and some of the Southwest’s finest skiing. The views atop Ski Santa Fe acts as the gateway for thrills including steep bump runs, powder filled chutes, tree-skiing, and plenty of well-groomed slopes. Ski Santa Fe is family oriented, but those seeking a true challenge can find plenty to test their skills on the mountain.

RPH-120320-Taos -NM-70752 Taos Ski Valley holds a unique spot in the ski world. It has mysticism drawn from its rich Native American heritage, a magical sense adopted by its ski pioneers. Nowhere is New Mexico's amazing light quality and unique cultural blend more apparent. It's where world-renowned mountaineers, haute cuisine, artists and Native peoples live in harmony. The slopes serve up dramatic peaks, black steeps and deeps, remote chutes and long, uncrowded blue and green cruisers. The legendary Taos mountain experience works its magic on visitors from around the world, stirring vows to come back again and again.

In Santa Fe the winners will stay at Santa Fe'sonly Native American Ownedhotel, Hotel Santa Fe. Located in Historic Downtown Santa Fe and in the heart of the new Guadalupe Railyard District with museums, galleries, shops and restaurants just outside their door.  Hotel Santa Fe The Hacienda and Spa offers a unique cultural experience, from their luxurious rooms and suites to the lilting notes of a Native flute to the culinary brilliance of their Amaya Restaurant.  This difference truly sets Hotel Santa Fe The Hacienda and Spa a world apart.

Dining in Santa Fe will include the unique mixture of modern and traditional cuisine that is making New Mexico famous. The Compound and chef Chef Mark Kiffin, James Beard Foundation's "Best Chef of the Southwest 2005," has embraced the restaurant’s history and preserves a tradition of refined food and service. The Compound Restaurant features a modern menu layered with bold flavors based on historic culinary traditions in an inviting, elegant setting. Head on in to Del Charro Saloon at Inn of the Governors, where neighbors and outlaws alike gather for chow and “a whole lotta firewater to choose from.” They’re famous for their “fine as cream-gravy” House Margarita and the best burgers in Santa Fe!

While skiing Taos the sweepstakes winners will stay at the slope-side Snakedance Condominiums, where modern conveniences blend effortlessly with the old world alpine traditions. Snakedance is home to warm hospitality and a passion for the Taos skiing and snowboarding experience.

And in Taos Ski Valley, meals at The Bavarian Lodge and Restaurant and Rhoda’s Restaurant are sure palate pleasers.  The gourmet menu at The Bavarian features refined German dishes that are hearty but never heavy, a perfect way to enjoy a midday respite or replenish your strength after an active day on the ski slopes. Choose among such offerings as Sauerbraten, Wienerschnitzel, or Käsespätzle, accompanied by a selection from their fine wine list or one of their specially imported beers from the Spaten Brewery in Munich. They also feature a full bar. For those who prefer a more American meal, they offer salads, sandwiches, and burgers.

The Sweepstakes End December 22, 2013.

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One entry per household.

Duplicate entries will be automatically disqualified.

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