SPEED AND JOY COLLECT LIKE SNOW at Ruidoso Winter Park, where 10 runs for solo or four-to-six-person tubes cut through the hills. The park’s three Magic Carpet lifts mean you won’t waste time trudging to the top, either. And a Penguin Park area holds kid-size thrills. “There are no special skills or lessons required,” says General Manager K.C. Dorgan. “It’s a family-oriented business.”

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