Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Sandia Peak

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Overall Rating: 3.2

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 45
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.9
  • Nightlife
  • 1.8

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 38%
  • Beginner
  • 62%
  • Families
  • 54%
  • Intermediate
  • 54%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 38%
  • Advanced
  • 23%

Helpful Highlights:

I'm shocked people are describing this "resort" as primarily being for beginners. I would describe it as the exact opposite. Their only one bunny slope wa...

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    Low-Budget-Local Resort

    by Anelizk88 - 28th January 2013

    Pros: Great for Practice, Cheap

    Cons: Run-down, only one lift open, not for beginners.

    I'm shocked people are describing this "resort" as primarily being for beginners. I would describe it as the exact opposite. Their only one bunny slope wa... Full review

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  • 1

    DO NOT GO THERE UNLESS...

    by sag077 - 12th February 2012

    Pros: cheap

    Cons: sno, skipatrol

    Don't go there unless you are 1) teenager AND 2)snowboarder AND 3) beginner. This area is notorious for attracting beginner snowboarder teens because it's ... Full review

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  • 3

    Sandia Peak Review

    by Dholmes - 28th December 2011

    Pros: Family friendly, close to home

    Cons: Extremely old lifts, cannot handle crowds, ticket lines were long and slow

    My last experience wasn't too good. My family and I waited in the lift ticket line for at least an hour. The antiquated lifts cannot handle the amount of ... Full review

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  • 1

    Worst mountain ive ever been to.

    by joshohhh - 25th August 2011

    Pros: NONE!

    Cons: crowded, crappy snow, crappy lifts, no park, rude ski patrol

    They charged me and my friends full price on a day that it was too windy to open any lifts except the bunny hill. tried to build a kicker and they made us t... Full review

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  • 2

    Weakest in New Mexico

    by misplacedTexan - 23rd August 2011

    Pros: Long runs, quick access from Albuquerque, cheap

    Cons: SLOW lifts, poor snow quality, lack of terrain variety

    Considering I woke up in my bed in Waco, Texas at 4 am and was skiing in New Mexico at 11 am, I can't complain too much. My dad and I caught the first flig... Full review

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  • 3

    Sandia

    by bubajewfubba - 14th August 2011

    Pros: Good place to lean, tram ride, fun cruising terrain

    Cons: Medicore snow, old lifts, management.

    I've lived in Albuquerque for four years and have enjoyed this small mountain. I had a season pass to Santa Fe 08-09 and got to board here for free as well... Full review

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