Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Pajarito Mountain Ski Area

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.6
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 46%
  • Beginner
  • 38%
  • Families
  • 69%
  • Intermediate
  • 69%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 54%
  • Advanced
  • 23%

Helpful Highlights:

This area is absolutly fantastic for intermediate and advanced skiers, boasting some of the most fun groomers and most challanging doubble-blacks in New Mex...

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  • 5

    Best New Mexico has to offer

    by k p - 21st July 2014

    Pros: Terrain, Base Area, No Crowds, Cheap Lift Tickets, GREAT Ski School

    Cons: Limited Beginner Terrain, slower older chair lifts

    This area is absolutly fantastic for intermediate and advanced skiers, boasting some of the most fun groomers and most challanging doubble-blacks in New Mex... Full review

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  • 5

    New Mexico's Hidden Gem

    by jasonbuchta - 6th February 2012

    Pros: Terrian, Snow, Lack of Crowds, Home Town Atmosphere

    Cons: Lack of good beginner terrian

    Pajarito Mountain is truly a hidden gem in New Mexico. This area is not all that well known outside of Los Alamos, and unheard of to most from outside of N... Full review

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  • 5

    Pajarito, one of my favs

    by ski2live - 28th December 2011

    Pros: No crowds, steeps and bumps, greate for kids

    Cons: Cafe is a waste of time and money

    Been skiing here since I was a little tike. Now I bring my family here. There is a slope for every level of skier, green to double black. For seasond skiers... Full review

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  • 2

    Dec 21 visit

    by nmspawn - 26th December 2011

    Pros: nice snow

    Cons: limited run access for boarders

    Went up last week after the 17" powder dump. snow was good, lift lines non-existant and the staff is friendly. however, the loss of the spruce lift really... Full review

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  • 4

    Fantastic Day Area

    by misplacedTexan - 19th August 2011

    Pros: No crowd, fun runs, gorgeous views

    Cons: No snowmaking, small vertical

    Pajarito does a surprisingly good job with what it has. If you come here with the correct expectations, I think you'll be impressed. What I mean by that i... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Time

    by rowletttexas - 9th February 2011

    Pros: Everything. Great skiing. What a blast.

    Cons: Parking

    First time visit. Excellent. Will be BAck. Everything was fantastic. parking not the best however that was minor. Excellent place to go.... Full review

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