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.
With its breath taking architecture accented by hand carved corbels, portals and hand made Mexican Tile floors, the authentic Adobe
structure is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful structures in Northern New Mexico. The Inn ...
Sitting above Santa Fe at 12,000 feet, this 600 acre ski basin has 43 well groomed trails and five lifts.
With an average snowfall of 225 inches and snowmaking capabilities, there are very few bad seasons at this popular ...
This pueblo revival style building has been hosting New Mexico's fine art since 1917. Inside you will find a number
of permanent, as well as traveling, exhibitions. There are over 20,000 works of art on display, and much of ...