adamxcl - 11:25 pm on Nov 21, 2005 (gmt 0) Albuquerque NM has similar temps as well. 3000-3500 elevation in the desert is key for good temps.
Kingman Arizona is ideal for weather. It is changing incredibly fast however since hundreds of people are relocating from California every single month. Snows once or twice a year and only for a few hours. You can easily drive to ski if you wish. Growing fast so land is not as cheap as it was. Las Vegas valley is filling up and already planning a 200,000 person commuter community towards Kingman. Land out there has gone from $500/acre in 2002 to $50,000/acre now. Most major stores/restaurants are there or coming there in the next couple years.
Albuquerque NM has similar temps as well. 3000-3500 elevation in the desert is key for good temps.