Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Ski Santa Fe

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 54
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 38%
  • Beginner
  • 36%
  • Families
  • 55%
  • Intermediate
  • 51%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 36%
  • Advanced
  • 40%

Helpful Highlights:

The Santa Fe Ski Basin staff are absolutely the best in the business. After a long day of great skiing, I fell and injured myself. Their medical staff wer...

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  • 4

    Great for Beginners

    by xtine - 15th February 2012

    Pros: friendly staff, decent food, shuttle

    Cons: lots of kids, crowded

    My fiance and I drove up here last weekend (Saturday), took us a little over an hour from east ABQ. I'm definitely a beginner, but he was more advanced tha... Full review

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  • 4

    The Best in Lower NM

    by nmski - 26th November 2011

    Pros: Mulitple mountain tops, long trails, great staff

    Cons: Food, no lodging.

    I love Ski Sante Fe. I used to ski all the time in my teens, mostly New England (Stowe, Killington, etc...), then I quit for about 25 years. Mainly becau... Full review

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  • 2

    Nothing Special Here

    by misplacedTexan - 19th August 2011

    Pros: Elevation = snow, decent expert skiing

    Cons: Too hard to get to, parking, boring runs

    Where to begin? Well, if you enjoy a mercilessly slow trek up a two-lane mountain road for nearly an hour to park and walk uphill for 200 yards just to get... Full review

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  • 4


    by bubajewfubba - 14th August 2011

    Pros: High elevation, nice range of terrain, generally uncroweded, close to Albuquerque

    Cons: Flat bottom mountain

    After two seasons of riding here, I can say this is my favorite place to ride in NM. Granted its not up to par with the terrain of taos or the snow fall of... Full review

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  • 1

    Santa Fe - the worst out of all

    by RnR - 10th February 2011

    Pros: NONE!!

    Cons: Extremely long wait- over 2 hours -tix&equip

    Took my 2 children for their 1st time sking to this horrible place. I called the morning we went on our way there and was told "nothing" by the operator of... Full review

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  • 4

    underrated hope it stays that way

    by bdick - 1st June 2010

    Pros: terrain for all, no lines if you knwo where to go

    Cons: short

    People that say there are big lines on the weekends don't know the mountain or are beginners. With the addition of the Millenium lift I may have stood in l... Full review

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