How to Best Experience the Santa Fe Ski Area This Winter

Winter is coming, meaning skiers from all over the country will soon be flocking to northern New Mexico for some incredible winter sports. If you’re searching for the perfect ski getaway destination, you’ve come to the right place! The Santa Fe Ski Area, located within 40 minutes of our Chimayo bed & breakfast, offers some of the best skiing opportunities in the Southwest. With stunning mountain scenery, exhilarating trails, and year-round activities, you’ll want to come back and make memories at the Santa Fe Ski Area again and again.

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More About the Santa Fe Ski Area

With a base elevation of 10,350 ft, Santa Fe Ski Area is the place for a ski experience your family will never forget. The mountain is usually open for winter sports by the end of November and offers several trails for all skill levels. Whether you’re an avid skier or just getting started, you’ll find the perfect downhill journey to get your adrenaline pumping.  There are also 7 ski lifts available to transport you to your favorite slopes.

Take a look at the Ski Santa Fe trail map and find the ones you’ll want to try!

Ski Rentals

There is a rental shop located right on the mountain, so you will not have to travel far for your gear. They also make your rental experience convenient with a variety of services including overnight rental, storage, and much more. Most of their equipment also comes from well-known brands such as Volkl, Salomon, and K2.

Freestyle Terrain Park

Also known as “The Boneyard,” the terrain park is a great place to challenge yourself and learn new tricks! The park is filled with rails, jumps, and various other features that even the most experienced skiers will find appealing.

Santa Fe Ski Area in the Summer and Fall

While the mountain is ideal for winter skiing, visitors will also find an abundance of Ski Santa Fe summer and fall activities! One of the most popular autumn attractions is the resort’s 18-hole disc golf course! This alpine environment course is one of the highest in the world, reaching 11,565 feet above sea level.

From September into the first weeks of October, a chairlift will transport guests to the higher points of the course. After that, they can only be reached by hiking. This also provides a perfect opportunity to enjoy Santa Fe’s beautiful fall weather and scenery. Be sure to bring plenty of snacks, water, and sunscreen with you to the course!

Check out the map of one of the world’s highest disc golf courses now!

Experience the Ski Adventure of a Lifetime During Your Stay at Casa Escondida

Jemez SpringsLocated within driving distance of Santa Fe and Taos (two of New Mexico’s best ski areas), our charming bed & breakfast is the perfect home base for your winter getaway. Casa Escondida provides the best of New Mexico’s countryside while never being far from all there is to experience. Our charming guest rooms accommodate guests for short term and long term stays and provides many of today’s modern comforts. The delicious daily breakfast is a favorite for many guests and features various American and New Mexican selections.

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