Ski Santa Fe is set in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, offering a family-friendly experience for beginners and a couple more advanced runs for expert-level parents. Known as one the highest skiing in the states, the ski resort has a base elevation of 10,350 and the Millennium Triple Chairlift takes guests soaring over the countryside to 73 trails of 1,725 feet total. Guests can ski in the terrain park or try up to three-mile runs, narrow chutes or even black diamond trails. A couple cafes and grills are at the resort, offering a mid-mountain break of hot chocolate in front of the fire.
At the Chipmunk Corner, childcare is provided for children from 3 months old. A kids’ clubs caters to children up to age 11. Kids are introduced to skiing as early as age 3 with a variety of lessons at Ski Santa Fe. Formal snowboarding classes start children at age 5. The Burton Learn to Ride Center teaches beginners at any age, including adults. Free-heeling workshops are offered to more advanced skiers.