Best Red River Ski Area Snowboarding

The 5th most popular snowboarding destination in New Mexico.

  New Mexico, US


  November 28, 2018

Northeast of Santa Fe in the town of Red River, the Red River Ski Area has 63 runs spread across 210 acres served by seven lifts that access a maximum veritical of 1,600 feet. From a summit elevation of 10,300 feet, there are about a dozen black diamond runs perfect for snowboarding; one of the most popular is the Cat Skinner from the top of the new Platinum triple down through the trees on the west side. Overall, the Red River Ski Area receives an average annual snowfall of over 200 inches.

The freestyle snowboarders in your crew will enjoy sessioning the three terrain parks. Hollywood is the main park with large hits, jibs, jumps and hits.

For apres ski, check out the Lift House or Bull O' The Woods Saloon.

To reach Red River ski area by air, you'll want to fly into either Albuquerque or Santa Fe airports.

Overall, Red River Ski Area is the 5th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 6 snowboarding resorts in New Mexico.

Local Contacts:  Red River Ski Area (800) 331-7669; Red River CoC (800) 348-6444; New Mexico Tourism (505) 827-7400

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Three Bears Lodge; Riverside Lodge (800) 432-9999; Sundance B&B, Red River (505) 754-2321

Luxury Loding:  Copper King Lodge (800) 727-6210

Breakfast Restaurant:  Blackcrow Coffee

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  36.706155, -105.412378

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  11/28/2018

ID:  13699

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