Pajarito is open Fridays to Sundays, on federal and Christmas holidays. It sometimes serves up prodigous powder, and offers beautiful views of the Rio ... More
Pajarito is open Fridays to Sundays, on federal and Christmas holidays. It sometimes serves up prodigous powder, and offers beautiful views of the Rio Grande Valley, and small crowds. Sitting above Los Alamos in the Jemez Mountains, it was for years the private stash of scientists and their families but has been open to the general public for more than two decades. It appeals mostly to intermediate and novices, with little variation in pitch across its one long face, spiced by some tougher bump runs.ActivitiesSnowboarding: Snowboarding is available on all trails and in untracked powder glades.Cross Country Profile: An extensive XC trail system into the Santa Fe National Forest begins at the western end of the area's parking lot. Many more outstanding optios in the surrpounding Jemez Mountains, including the spectacular Jemez Caldera Special Use Area.LodgingNo lodging is available at the ski area, but can be found in nearby Los Alamos or White Rock, or farther away in Santa Fe.Winter RecreationReview the history of Los Alamos National Laboratory, birthplace of atomic weapons, at the Bradbury Science Museum. Nearby Bandelier Nation Monument contains fascinating pre-historic ruins, including cliff dwellings, hiking trails, birding. Ice skating at the Los Alamos Ice Rink. Local area restaurants and cafes offer a selection of southwestern dishes.
Best skiing that Pajarito has had for several years. The fire burned out the east part of the mountain but the rest has plenty of snow and the cruiser runs are groomed to perfection. The Fab Four will bust your but
The Holiday Inn Express® Los Alamos hotel is one of the most modern facilities in the area and is right
off State Road 502 and in the Entrada Business Park, providing easy access to nearby businesses. The Bandelier National ...
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