Chama Valley - 10 km BC Trails
Chama Valley chamber 505-756-2306
Chama Valley has 10 km of un-groomed XC ski trails. Ski area is located
at Windy Point north of Old Town Chama, at the 2 mile marker. Chama is
a great place for light BC Tours as well as snowshoe adventures. Home
of the Chama Chili Ski Classic
held each year over the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. For more
information about the Ski Classic, telephone 505-756-1926 or go to the
Cross-country “classic” 5K and 10K ski and 5K snowshoe events for all ages and abilities. Race location is on permitted groomed trails in national forest at Windy Point, below Cumbres Pass, on Hwy 17. There is also a 1K groomed loop for the beginner or non-competitive skier. Race registration and Pasta Feed on 1/17; Race day registration and Breakfast Buffet at High Country Restaurant (in Chama), beginning at 8am. Warming hut at start/finish; age division awards; long-sleeve t-shirts; commemorative pins; awards for fastest male and female times; Awards Ceremony with free green chili stew and live entertainment beginning at 4pm at High Country Restaurant. Snow Fiesta activities include Snowmobile Poker Run; Chile Cook-Off; Broom Hockey; Ski Joring; fun for the entire family.
Enchanted Forest - 30 km Trails
Enchanted Forest is New Mexico's largest full-service cross country
ski area offering trails groomed for both classic and freestyle skiing.
The facility, located 3 miles east of Red River on the Carson National
Forest, offers the best of all worlds - stunning mountain vistas and
meandering forest trails which give a back country feel in a groomed,
patrolled area. The trail system is groomed with one side tracked for
classic a.k.a. diagonal stride skiing and the other left smoothed for
snowshoeing and freestyle a.k.a. skate skiing. (If you are not familiar
with skating, imagine roller blading on snow - except you have control
and stopability on hills.)
Pajarito Mountain - 12 km
Pajarito mountain is located in the Jemez Mountains Just west of Los Alamos.
Pajarito is operated by the Los Alamos ski club and offers 12 km of XC ski
trails. The trails are of varying difficulty mostly suited toward the intermediate
skier. The trails include single Track, double Tracks. Trails are mixed in
level from advanced to easy. Contact Pajarito mountain for more information
rental available at Sangre de Cristo Mountain Works.
Angel Fire Resort* - 22 km
Angel fire is probably Northern New Mexico’s most complete XC ski offering.
Angel fire is a major resort and caters to all snow activities. A great place
for family fun. Angel fire boasts a 4 trail system covering 22km featuring
skating as well as single track. www.angelfireresort.com
Nor Ski Tracks de Santa Fe* - 5 km
This is a small Nordic track being groomed on occasion by volunteers. Located
just above the Santa Fe Ski Basin the nor ski is a High altitude work out.
Trails are mostly Intermediate and above. Metal edge skis are nice in this
terrain.Not the best place to bring a Dog.
Aspen Vista Trail
Aspen Vista is good ski tour. due to the elevation gain this ski track is best suited for people on touring gear with skins as it is almost all up hill at least on the way out, Very fast track coming down, metal edges and solid control are required.
Pacheco Canyon Road
Pacheco Canyon Road is a forest service road which begins high on the ski basin road and drops all the way to Tesuque and the Tesuque Pueblo. This is a great snowshoe track as well as a good beginner ski tour. You can Ski to the large bend in the road that approaches the Rio En Medio and turn back. Not reccommended to descend any further than the Rio En Medio Junction.
Vallecitos Mountain Ranch
Vallecitos Mountain Ranch is wilderness ranch offering guided snowshoe or cross country ski trips and facility rental for groups. For information contact
Huts and Yurts
Golden Alpine Holidays
San Juan Yurts
Hinsdale Haute Route
Tenth Mountain Division Hut
The Yurts at Chama
Sangre de Cristo Mountain Works
AT and Telemark Skis and Boots - Demo, Rental, and Service
Call 505-984-8221 for more info or email us at email@example.com
XC Ski Events New Mexico
Early Feb Taos Mountain Stampede Amole Canyon Trails
Mid-Jan Chama Chile Classic 5/10 k Chama Valley Trails http://www.chamaski.com
Mid-Feb Mount Taylor Quadrathalon http://mttaylorquad.org