Angel Fire Resort is a four-season resort in northern New Mexico, offering a terrific Rocky Mountain experience for families, outdoor enthusiasts and groups. The resort is situated at 8,600-foot elevation with views of Mt. Wheeler, at 13,161 feet, the tallest peak in New Mexico.
In winter, visitors can choose between skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, tubing, Nordic skiing, sleigh rides, snow blades, ice fishing and more. Every Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, the resort hosts torchlight parades to celebrate the holidays.
In summer, you’ll want to enjoy world-class mountain biking, ATV tours, rafting, horseback riding, fun at Monte Verde Lake, hiking and more. You won’t want to miss the Angel Fire Resort Golf Course and Country Club, an 18-hole course that unwinds through two canyons of aspens and spruce. Coming in summer 2012, New Mexico’s first high altitude Zipline Adventure Tour!
The quick lowdown on the mountain – everything you need to know to get a feel for what the Angel Fire Resort ski and snowboard area has to offer you.
9am to 4pm
4pm to 8pm for Night Skiing
Base Elevation: 8,600 feet
Summit Elevation: 10,677 feet
Vertical Drop: 2,077 feet
Chair Lifts: 2 high-speed quads, 3 doubles, 2 Sunkid Wondercarpets
Freestyle: 74 Trails: 26% Beginner 50% Intermediate 24% Advanced
Freestyle Parks: 2 Total: Powder City Park (featuring lower rails and smaller features for developing skills), Liberation Park at summit as well as multiple jumps, rails, funboxes for advanced riders.
Glade Skiing: Four glade (or tree trail) areas totaling 30 acres: Bear Glade, Elk Glade, Shane’s Glade and the newest, Eagle Glade, just added between the trails Fire Escape and Hallelujah. Designated as advanced terrain.
Medical Services: ultiMed is a full-service clinic located at the base of the mountain in First Aid 1. ultiMED specializes in urgent medical and orthopedic care.
Nordic Center: 11.5km of terrain distributed across 3 trails. One beginner, one intermediate, one advanced.
Average Snowfall: 210 inches annually
Snowmaking: 52% of the mountain, 85% of Beginner Terrain
Photo Services: Atmosphere Photos is a full-service digital photography studio. For group or individual on-mountain photos and souvenirs. Located on the base area deck next to The Angel Fire Store souvenir shop. GoPro HD video cameras are available for rental through Atmosphere Photos.
Road conditions: www.nmroads.com