Santa Fe or The City Different is one of the country's most famous tourist destinations, with Ski Santa Fe resort just 16 mi (26 km) away. Nestled beneath the splendid 12,400 ft (3,779 m) Sangre de Christo Mountains, Santa Fe offers one of the most dreamlike skiing experiences in the US. So let's warmly welcome Ski Santa Fe resort, with its fantastic terrain range for every level.
Operating between Thanksgiving and early April, Ski Santa Fe resort represents pure heaven for passionate skiers and snowboarders. Due to its high altitude, the resort is blessed with around 320 days of sunshine, incredible blue skies, and some of the world's purest air.
The best time to enjoy the slopes here runs from February to mid-March.
Known as one of the oldest and highest ski areas in the United States, Ski Santa Fe resort starts at 10,350 ft (3,155 m) in the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range. The resort boasts several beginner slopes, long bump runs, groomed cruisers, and even tree skiing. Everyone can find something based on their preferences. More experienced skiers have a chance to participate in out-of-bound Big Tesuque run among the old-growth pine and spruce trees, which they will never forget. Night skiing here is possible as well.
Generally, Ski Santa Fe includes 86 ski trails. Around 16% of them are for beginners, 32%—for intermediate level skiers, and 47%—advanced runs for desperate fanatics of skiing. About 5% of the resort's runs are meant for expert skiers.
However, Ski Santa Fe is not only about skiing. It is known for its quality instruction and family-oriented services. Terrain parks, slopeside lodgings, childcare, and over 200 restaurants with every type of cuisine are here for your attention.
Where to stay
The resort is dappled with slopeside lodgings all the way, so you shouldn't worry about your comfort. You can also stay in downtown Santa Fe as it usually offers a variety of tourist attractions, and its Central Square is an amazing place to watch the world go by.