Host to the Shovel Racing World Championships and home of the Big Ol’ Texas Weekend, New Mexico’s Angel Fire Resort accommodates skiers and riders of all ages and abilities. The mountain features an abundance of trails with terrain parks and excellent tree skiing.
The resort is located near Angel Fire, New Mexico, and is home to terrain that spans over 560 acres. The base village sits at 8,600 ft and is host to multiple restaurants, ski rentals and ski schools. The ski area also features an extensive snowmaking system.
Angel Fire ski resort is near two major airports: Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ) and Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF). There’s also an airport three miles from the resort: Angel Fire Airport (AXX). Shuttle services and rental cars are available from all major airports.
Angel Fire Resort is an excellent year-round mountain destination. Additional winter activities include snowmobiling, tubing, sledding, ice fishing and sleigh rides. The resort also provides lift-accessed mountain bike trails during the summer. Other summer activities include ziplining, golfing, scenic chairlift rides, tennis and playing in the lake.
Advanced skiers should hike to C-4 trail, which is a black diamond trail featuring a 1,000-foot vertical drop. Angel Fire is the only New Mexico resort to offer night skiing as well as night access to the terrain parks.