Ski Santa Fe

Ski Santa Fe
Heading up from the parking lot at Ski Santa Fe

Just 16 miles from the heart of historic Santa Fe, New Mexico, Ski Santa Fe is nestled high in the beautiful Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Ski Santa Fe is among the highest ski areas in the continental United States with a base area elevation of 10,350 feet. The New Millennium Triple Chairlift takes snow sport enthusiasts to a new height of 12,075 feet and well into some of the southwest's finest skiing. Ski Santa Fe's vistas are unsurpassed and are the gateway for thrills like steep bump runs, powder filled chutes, gladed tree-skiing, and lots of groomers. Visitors from around the world and local patrons alike can find something for their taste, whether they're a first time skier/boarder or seasoned veteran: Ski Santa Fe offers complete services for all level of participants. Ski Santa Fe is family oriented, but those seeking real challenges can find their place on this mountain.

The Ski Santa Fe base area offers La Casa Restaurant/snack bar and equipment rentals and repairs. Higher up on the slopes you'll find Totemoff's Bar & Grill. The Ski Santa Ski School is fully PSIA certified and offers a full range of group and private instructions for skiers and snowboarders. There's no lodging at Ski Santa Fe but 16 miles down the hill is one of the world's premier destinations: Santa Fe, New Mexico, where you'll find just about everything you could imagine in terms of lodging, food, apres-ski and other world-class entertainment.

The lower end of the ski slopes at Ski Santa Fe
At the bottom of the ski slopes at Ski Santa Fe

Quick Facts about Ski Santa Fe

Season: Late November - Early April (Weather permitting)
Hours of operation: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, MST
Lifts: 7:
  • 1 quad lift
  • 2 triple chairs
  • 2 double chairs
  • 2 surface lifts

Average annual snowfall: 225 inches
Snowmaking: 50%

Base Elevation: 10,350 ft
Summit elevation: 12,075 ft
Vertical Rise: 1,725 ft
Total Ski/Board Terrain: 660 acres
Number of Trails: 69
Trail Classifications:
Beginner: 20%
Intermediate: 40%
Expert: 40%
Longest Run: 3 miles
Ski Santa Fe ski trails map
Ski Santa Fe Trails map: click on the map for a larger version
Ski Trails Maps courtesy of Ski Santa Fe
Photos courtesy of TheArmchairExplorer, CCA-by-SA 3.0 License