Places with snow and skiing in Mexico


Here you can also slide in the snow and enjoy winter to the fullest.

You do not need a passport to find stunning snowy landscapes, Mexico enjoys an impressive variety of ecosystems and of course, we also have beautiful places that are covered with snow in winter where we can also ski, you have to know them!

Sure, when you think of those white fairy tale scenarios, Canada, the United States or Europe come to mind, but in reality, these may be much closer than you think.

Here we present those places where you will feel in a fantasy-like Winter Wonderland. Take note and throw yourself before the snow melts:

1. Bosques de Monterreal, Coahuila

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This alpine development is unique in its kind, it is located in the Magic Town of Arteaga, 45 minutes from Saltillo and although it works all year round, only in winter the snow is real. In its 1,200 hectares, you will find ski slopes and 55 cabins where visitors can stay. You can also practice zip-lines, sledding, rappelgolf, and snowboarding. The best time to visit is between January and March.

2. Pico de Orizaba, Puebla, and Veracruz

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This volcano with its 5,747 meters high is the highest elevation in Mexico and its top is covered by nine almost all year round, but during the winter season on the slopes, you can find good conditions for alpine skiing and snowboarding.

3. Nevado de Toluca, State of Mexico

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His name says it all! It is the fourth highest volcano in the country, rises to 4,558 meters, and has two beautiful lagoons in its crater. It also has snow in winter, so some skiers take advantage of its slopes to practice this sport.

4. Mexiquillo, Durango

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The spectacular landscape of this forest completely covered in snow will leave you speechless. Although there is no skiing option, you can go hiking, zip-lining, abseilinggotcha, or quad biking. They have cabins with all the comforts and you have the possibility of camping, but go super warm and with everything you need to survive because here the cold is no joke.

5. Sombrerete, Zacatecas

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At more than 2,300 meters above sea level, this Magical Town becomes even more charming when the snowfalls. Maybe one of the few places where you can pop into a snowy site, take advantage!

6. La Malinche, Puebla and Tlaxcala

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This national park, located next to the Puebla-Tlaxcala Valley, welcomes mountaineers and hikers all year round, but its beauty is especially noticeable when it is covered in white. Here the hit is mountaineering and venture to the top in the company of a specialized guide.

7. Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl

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There is no doubt that they are two of the greatest natural wonders of Mexico. It is important to remember that, unlike other volcanoes, these are not for beginners, so explore them only if you already have some experience, especially Popocatépetl.

8. The Chepe route, Chihuahua

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More than a destination, the Chihuahua to the Pacific Railroad is a true story experience. Get on the last passenger train of Mexico in winter and discover amazing snowy landscapes in your journey from the Copper Canyon to Los Mochis, Sinaloa.

If you are looking for a completely natural and adventurous plan you do not have to leave our borders, just pack a tent, blankets, food, and wrap yourself up very well, because a great winter adventure awaits you.