Aspen Vista Trail Cross Country Skiing

The 4th most popular XC Ski in New Mexico.

Northeast of Santa Fe, the Aspen Vista Trail is a 6 mile treak up to Tesuque Peak (12,045) through aspen and spuce forest.

The cross country ski trailhead is located on Artist Road.

Overall, Aspen Vista Trail is the 4th most popular cross country ski area of all 12 Nordic ski destinations in New Mexico.


Local Contact(s):  Santa Fe National Forest (505) 753-7331 or 988-6940; NM Tourism (800) SEENEWM.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Old Santa Fe Inn

Luxury Loding:  Inn of the Anasazi, Santa Fe; Bishops Lodge

Breakfast Restaurant:  Pasquels, Santa Fe

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

ID:  20133


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