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Ski Santa Fe Girls Way

Last month, Unicorn Picnic & a group of creative skier girls followed El Niño to Santa Fe, New Mexico after a big storm to check out some new terrain. The Team: Producer & Pro Skier Caroline Gleich, Director & Pro Skier Lynsey Dyer, Videographer & Snow Safety Guide Kt Miller Photo, Journalist & Photographer Leslie Hittmeier, and Videographer & Editor Sophie Danison.Visit New Mexico Skiing Magazine #WhereTheRockiesBegin

Posted by Unicorn Picnic on Monday, February 22, 2016


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You'll find some of the best places to ski in the Southwest right here in the Santa Fe area. The season typically lasts from late fall through early spring, bringing up to 300 inches of snow a year to some ski resorts and plenty of races, winter festivals and other events.

With an average of 300 sunny days a year and plenty of snow during the winter season, Santa Fe is a skier's paradise. Whether you're a novice or an expert, a downhill skier or a snowboarder, you'll enjoy miles of challenging trails, beautiful panoramic mountain vistas and endless fun beneath the winter sun.

Interactive Ski Santa Fe Web Cam courtesy of Ski New Mexico

Ride the bumps or glide through the trees. Charge your way down steep slopes or take a leisurely route along trails that slowly wind down the mountains. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers can explore some fantastic terrain in the Santa Fe area too, including the Aspen Vista Trail and the Nordic Trail on Hyde Park Road below the Ski Santa Fe ski area, as well as rolling terrain in the Valles Caldera National Preserve, a volcanic caldera in the Jemez Mountains.

Bring the family and stay for a week, or schedule an impromptu ski vacation for you and your friends. You can often find great package deals throughout the season. Sign up for lessons from seasoned instructors who can teach you the basics of skiing if you're a beginner and help you polish your skills if you're a longtime skier feeling rusty. Bring your own equipment or, if you prefer to travel lightly, rent everything you need once you're here.

Experience the powdered snow, the pristine trails and the sun-filled days that contribute to the perfect skiing and snowshoeing conditions of the Southwest. Once you've skied our mountains here, you'll agree there's no other place like this winter wonderland.

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New Mexico Safe Certified Business
Santa Fe Mountain Adventures
Interested in an exhilarating mountain biking or fat biking adventure in the greater Santa Fe area? Take a ride with us on mountain trails, high desert terrain, or sandy arroyos. Call to arrange a private guided adventure. We cater to solo travelers, couples and families, and can customize an outing that best suits your interests and abilities.
711 Don Diego Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-988-4000
Interested in an exhilarating mountain biking or fat biking adventure in the greater Santa Fe area? Take a ride with us on mountain trails, high desert terrain, or sandy arroyos. Call to arrange a private guided adventure. We cater to solo travelers, couples and families, and can customize an outing that best suits your interests and abilities.
The Reel Life
Welcome to Santa Fe’s premier Fly Shop and Guide Service! We specialize in guiding public and private waters throughout northern New Mexico. Our full service fly shop is conveniently located inside the De Vargas Mall and stocks everything you need to make your next fishing trip a success.Our staff of patient and professional instructors can help you maximize your time
526 N. GUADALUPE ST.
SANTA FE, NM 87501
505-995-8114
Welcome to Santa Fe’s premier Fly Shop and Guide Service! We specialize in guiding public and private waters throughout northern New Mexico. Our full service fly shop is conveniently located inside the De Vargas Mall and stocks everything you need to make your next fishing trip a success.Our staff of patient and professional instructors can help you maximize your time
New Mexico Safe Certified Business
Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing
Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing offers individually guided hikes and snowshoe adventures that will complement your visit to Santa Fe and the Southern Rockies. We seek out places of natural beauty you might not find on your own. Every trip is customized for your abilities, schedule and interests. Individuals, families, and small groups are all welcome.
No physical location. Visit website.

505-660-0394
Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing offers individually guided hikes and snowshoe adventures that will complement your visit to Santa Fe and the Southern Rockies. We seek out places of natural beauty you might not find on your own. Every trip is customized for your abilities, schedule and interests. Individuals, families, and small groups are all welcome.
Ecomotive Electric Bikes
Sales, service and rentals of electric bicycles, electric scooters, and non-electric bikes.
410 S Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-795-3782
Sales, service and rentals of electric bicycles, electric scooters, and non-electric bikes.
The Reel Life
Visiting anglers from around the world visit The Reel Life for its fine fly shop and guide service. Owned and operated by life-long Santa Feans, The Reel Life offers the finest in gear, instruction, local fishing information, fly tying, gear rentals, and service. Guided fly fishing with The Reel Life is a very popular activity. Our staff of professional guides can put you on our best private waters and public waters. Each of our guides are experienced instructors so fly fishers of all abilities are welcome. Please join us for a memorable experience catching trout and other species in the mountains of northern New Mexico.
500 Montezuma Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-995-8114
Visiting anglers from around the world visit The Reel Life for its fine fly shop and guide service. Owned and operated by life-long Santa Feans, The Reel Life offers the finest in gear, instruction, local fishing information, fly tying, gear rentals, and service. Guided fly fishing with The Reel Life is a very popular activity. Our staff of professional guides can put you on our best private waters and public waters. Each of our guides are experienced instructors so fly fishers of all abilities are welcome. Please join us for a memorable experience catching trout and other species in the mountains of northern New Mexico.
New Mexico Safe Certified Business
Santa Fe Mountain Adventures
Experience the best that New Mexico has to offer with Santa Fe Mountain Adventures! We lead unique outdoor adventures and authentic scenic tours – guided hikes on less traveled paths, easy to challenging mountain biking in the Rocky Mountains, fun 4x4 rides in our Pinzgauers, and customized tours to cultural and historical landmarks. New Mexico is made for Adventure!
711 Don Diego Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-988-4000
Experience the best that New Mexico has to offer with Santa Fe Mountain Adventures! We lead unique outdoor adventures and authentic scenic tours – guided hikes on less traveled paths, easy to challenging mountain biking in the Rocky Mountains, fun 4x4 rides in our Pinzgauers, and customized tours to cultural and historical landmarks. New Mexico is made for Adventure!
Routes Bicycle Tours, Inc.
Routes Bicycle Tours is a family-owned business in the historic core of Santa Fe offering fun, easy and safe bike rentals and tours throughout the city. We feature full-service, finely curated bicycle tours with concierge-level service. Currently offering public tours Friday through Sunday with private tours available whenever you are (just give us a call)!
No physical location. Visit website.

505-933-5667
Routes Bicycle Tours is a family-owned business in the historic core of Santa Fe offering fun, easy and safe bike rentals and tours throughout the city. We feature full-service, finely curated bicycle tours with concierge-level service. Currently offering public tours Friday through Sunday with private tours available whenever you are (just give us a call)!
a·foot | Santa Fe Hiking Group
Offering hikes and outdoor education leading to greater wilderness experiences.
Downtown Santa Fe
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-603-9120
Offering hikes and outdoor education leading to greater wilderness experiences.
Santa Fe Mountain Adventures
Get outdoors and join us on an exceptional guided hike in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains or stunning canyon lands. All of our hikes are private and customized, with complimentary pick up from your place of lodging. We cater to solo travelers, couples, and families. Get off the beaten path and explore New Mexico's beautiful landscapes.
711 Don Diego Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-988-4000
Get outdoors and join us on an exceptional guided hike in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains or stunning canyon lands. All of our hikes are private and customized, with complimentary pick up from your place of lodging. We cater to solo travelers, couples, and families. Get off the beaten path and explore New Mexico's beautiful landscapes.
ArtDoors
ARTDoors offers guided experiential adventures in art and nature. Combining mindfulness, creativity, hiking and nature in a unforgettable experience.
130 W. Palace Ave. 2nd Floor Santa Fe, NM 87501

8019107150
ARTDoors offers guided experiential adventures in art and nature. Combining mindfulness, creativity, hiking and nature in a unforgettable experience.
New Mexico Safe Certified Business
Heritage Inspirations
E-Bikes are a one-size-fits-all option for biking tours giving multigenerational families and groups of varying physical abilities the chance to ride together, unveiling a whole new lens on travel.Pedal assist removes the challenge of biking in high elevation and climbing hills, so riders can just enjoy the journey.Let our guides be in charge of your navigation!
211 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501
888-344-8687
E-Bikes are a one-size-fits-all option for biking tours giving multigenerational families and groups of varying physical abilities the chance to ride together, unveiling a whole new lens on travel.Pedal assist removes the challenge of biking in high elevation and climbing hills, so riders can just enjoy the journey.Let our guides be in charge of your navigation!


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