Related Regions: New Mexico, North America, United States

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area Skiing

Closed
Season Start/End: 12/ 2 - 4/15
Elevation
:
9031ft - 10441ft
Trails
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20%| 50%| 30%| 0%
Lifts
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6
Lift Tickets
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from US$34.00 to US$49.00
Complete list of prices

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Pajarito Mountain, located on the eastern slope of New Mexico's Jemez Mountain Range, is open Fridays to Sundays, as well as on federal and Christmas holidays. The mountain has an impressive 10,440 foot summit elevation as well as a 1,440 vertical drop over 300 acres of skiable terrain. Pajarito sometimes serves up prodigous powder, and offers beautiful views of the Rio Grande Valley, and small crowds. Skiers and snowboarders have access to the mountain thanks to a quad lift, triple, 3 doubles and 1 rope tow. 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. Pajarito offers rental services, retail facilities, a café dining option and a high quality snow sports school. 

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Offers ski, snowboarding, and telemarking lessons daily. Equipment and demo rentals.Dining facilities include a cafeteria, a bar, and a brown bag area in the base lodge.

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Elevation

  • 10441ft
    Summit
  • 1410ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 9031ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 3
  • 1
  • 6
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    20%

  • Intermediate Runs

    50%

  • Advanced Runs

    30%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    45

  • Terrain Parks

    2

  • Longest Run

    1 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    280 ac

  • Snow Making

    35 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 12/02/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 89
  • Projected Closing: 04/15/2018
  • Projected Days Open: 117
  • Years Open: 60
  • Average Snowfall: 163"

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Pajarito Mountain Ski Area Reviews

  • Mike


    • 5
    24th March 2017

    Full review

      This is a great area that is yet undiscovered by most of the Outside World. The snow can be fickle (as in...
     
  • David Milford


    • 3
    2nd March 2017

    Full review

      Like most ski resorts in NM, this is a great little area when it has snow. Best for intermediate to advanced skiers,...
     
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Contact Info

  • Pajarito Mountain Ski Area

    P.O. Box 155

    87544 Los Alamos

    United States

    Phone: (505) 662-5725

    ski@skipajarito.com

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