Incredibly scenic and offering a large number of trails, the Red River Ski Area is a great place to go for a winter vacation. The resort is situated amidst the Sangre de Cristo mountain range and you will discover that the resort village is surrounded by the lush greenery of the Carson National Forest.
With a summit elevation of 10 350 ft, you should expect excellent skiing and the Red River Ski Area certainly doesn’t disappoint. The mountain’s 290 acres of ski-able land has a 1 600 ft vertical drop and the natural terrain provides a variety of challenges for all skiers. Of the 58 different trails available, 32% are rated beginner, 38% are intermediate and 30% are for expert skiers. The trails are accessed by seven different lifts and are generally open for skiing and snowboarding between November and March each year. There is a great terrain park available for all the snowboarders.
There is plenty of accommodation nearby the ski area – you simply need to choose which one suits you best. You’ll also find great places to eat or enjoy drink in the town of Red River. Other facilities include ski shops, a ski school offering a variety of instruction, equipment rental services, child care services and a great children’s program for 4 to 5 year-olds or 6 to 10 year-olds. Fans of NASTAR racing will find plenty to keep them amused. Other activities include snowboarding and cross-country skiing, which is available just three miles away at the Enchanted Forest Cross-Country Ski Area. Sightseeing activities can take the form of snowmobiling, Nordic skiing or snowshoeing.
In summer the activities change somewhat and you will find mountain biking, jeep tours, scenic chairlift rides, hiking, horseback riding, camping, hunting, fishing, exploring old gold mines and plenty of fun-filled festivals to keep you entertained. So why wait a second longer? Make your booking for the Red River Ski Area today!