Mountain status: Open Check Summer Hours
Base: Not reporting    Top: °F @ 8 pm
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TONIGHT: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
SUNDAY: Sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9:04 pm.
Pajarito Mountain Information

Pajarito Mountain is located on the eastern edge of the Jemez Mountains in north central New Mexico, 5 miles west of Los Alamos. It comprises around 750 acres of land, privately owned by Los Alamos Ski Club, that was developed as a ski area in the late 1950's. The mountain has great views to the east over the Rio Grande Valley towards the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and from the top, to the west over the Valle Grande. More history »

Pajarito Mountain currently has about 300 acres of cleared skiable terrain, not counting some excellent tree skiing, and has some of the best bump skiing in the state. It is rarely crowded, and is noted for its lack of lift lines. It is open to the public, selling both day tickets and season passes. There is no lodging at the mountain, but there are several hotels and other lodging options available in Los Alamos and Santa Fe.


Lowest elevation 9000 ft Terrain park Yes - on Easy Mother
Lodge elevation 9200 ft Facilities Rental, retail, cafe, snowsports school.
Peak elevation 10440 ft Ski Patrol Volunteer, NSP affiliated.
Lifts 1 quad, 1 triple, 3 double, 1 rope tow. Snowmaking Yes


Trails 44 named trails, 300 skiable acres, 750 acres total.
Difficulty 20% easy, 50% intermediate, 30% difficult. Steepest slope: 37˚
Season Scheduled: Friday, November 25, 2016 - Sunday, April 9, 2017

May 24, 2017 | Pajarito Mountain Cafe Opens for Summer Operations

May 27, 2017 | First Bike & Hike of the Summer Season


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