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Related Regions: New Mexico, United States, North America


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    Vertical Drop
  • 8600ft


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  • Terrain Parks


  • Night Skiing

    50 ac

  • Longest Run

    3 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    560 ac

  • Snow Making

    230 ac


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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.

Where Is Angel Fire Resort Located?

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.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/13/202003/16/2021
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Rated at 21% beginner, 56% intermediate and 23% advanced terrain, Angel Fire Resort features 80 plus trails, 3 terrain parks, including a boarder cross/ski cross course, and 30 acres of tree skiing. The area receives 210 inches of snow per year, and snowmaking happens on 52% of the mountain (85% of the beginner terrain). Seven lifts service the runs and its 2,077 feet of vertical drop. Base elevation is 8,600 feet, and summit elevation is 10,677 feet.

Nordic skiers will find 12 kilometers of terrain at the Angel Fire Resort Nordic Center distributed across three trails: one beginner, one intermediate and one advanced. Snowshoeing is also allowed on these trails.

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.


  • The Bakery & Café at Angel Fire serves breakfast all day long, and you can even order food to go if you’re in a rush. 3420 Mountain View Boulevard, Angel Fire, NM 87710


  • Hail’s Holy Smoked BBQ specializes in Texas-style BBQ, smoked over a blend of oak, hickory, apple and mesquite. 3400 -F Mountain View Boulevard, Angel Fire, NM 87710


  • Mikuna Grill features Peruvian favorites as well as twists on comfort foods. 48 N Angel Fire Road, Angel Fire, NM 87710


  • Enchanted Circle Brewing Company has live music on Saturdays as well as craft beers on tap. 20 Sage Lane, Angel Fire, NM 87710

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Angel Fire Resort Reviews

Craig Severn
1st April 20201
Angel Fire ignores skier safety by leaving standing dead trees that can fall on lift cables. Fallen trees lay across over half...Full review
10th February 20204
First time I pulled up to Angel Fire, I didn't think I was going to like it. The town is VERY spread...Full review
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