Where to Ski in Santa Fe

Many travelers that visit Santa Fe in the winter often wonder “Can you ski in Santa Fe?” The answer is yes! Ski Santa Fe is located about 16 miles from downtown Santa Fe via NM-475/Hyde Park Rd. The drive typically takes about half an hour depending on conditions and makes for a fantastic day trip that’s located close to many of our Santa Fe vacation rentals.

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The Southwest’s Finest Skiing

Ski Santa Fe is considered the American Southwest’s finest skiing as the vistas atop are unsurpassed and act as the gateway for thrills including steep bump runs, powder-filled chutes, gladed tree-skiing, and plenty of groomers. Our mountain is ideal for a family excursion, and those seeking more of a challenge can also find their place with great thrills on the snowy slopes. Whether you’re a first-time skier and/or snowboarder or a seasoned master, local residents and visitors from around the world will find something for their taste from the complete services offered to all levels of participants!

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A High Elevation Experience

Nestled high in the beautiful Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Ski Santa Fe is just 16 miles from the heart of historic Santa Fe, New Mexico. With a base area elevation of 10,350 feet, Ski Santa Fe is also among the highest ski areas in the continental United States. Plus, the addition of the new Millennium Triple Chairlift takes the elevation to a new height of 12,075 feet. Skiers and snowboarders rejoice!

Ski Santa Fe Mountain Stats:

Skiable Acres: 660
Total Runs: 86
Vertical Drop: 1725
Total Lifts: 7 (1 Quad, 2 Triples, 2 Doubles, and 2 Conveyors)

ski santa fe skiers looking at the view

Enjoy Winter 2022/2023 Safely

Ready to enjoy the mountain? Pack your gear, bundle up, and take a trip to one of the country’s most diverse and unique ski destinations. Ski Santa Fe opens for the 2022/2023 season on November 24, 2022 and has a tentative closing date of April 9, 2023. Be aware, the resort’s capacity is limited, so make sure to plan ahead! If you need to pick up some gear during your winter vacation, Ski Santa Fe also provides exceptional ski and snowboard rentals at great rates.

To complete your winter experience, book one of our vacation rentals with a hot tub! Nothing is more relaxing after a long day on the mountain than enjoying your own private hot tub.