This tramway lifts you from the Sandia foothills through five natural life zones to the top of the Sandia Mountains, more ... More
Sandia Peak Tramway
This tramway lifts you from the Sandia foothills through five natural life zones to the top of the Sandia Mountains, more than 10,000 feet above sea level. Time and terrain seem to move in harmony as passengers scout the rugged canyons and lush forests for bighorn sheep and deer. The tram docks alongside the High Finance Restaurant . This is a must see. With 2.7 miles of sky-view travel, be sure to visit this spot while in Albuquerque.
We were charged over 200 dollars twice. They would not credit our card back because apparently they do not have that capability to do that which I find hard to believe. We have to go dispute now even though this was a very obvious error on their part. Skiing was okay, ski school middle of the road. Kids are pretty much on their own after brief instruction. Double check what they charged you!
I went up the mountain a few years ago on a school field trip, and it was the most amazing experience! It was a beautiful sight looking down, and if you look closely you can see some cool animals-I saw a brown bear when I was on the tram. I just wish the ride had lasted longer...
For those looking for something different consider hiking up the La Luz trail and taking the tram down. Or take the tram up and hike down.
The "Tramway Trail" connects the tram parking lot to the La Laz trail. It is 2.2 miles long trail with a moderate level of difficulty. It ties into the La Luz Trail with is a strenuous six miles to the top. Carrying water is a must as is wearing a hat and sunscreen. The base elevation is 6500 feet thus making sunburn likely as one gains elevation topping out above 10,000 feet.
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