Located on the eastern edge of the Jemez Mountains in north central New Mexico, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is 5 miles west of Los Alamos. Experience 750 acres of skiing and snowboarding on privately owned land by by the Los Alamos Ski Club. The mountain has spectacular views east over the Rio Grande Valley towards the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and west over the Valle Grande from the peak. Pajarito Mountain boasts 300 acres of skiable terrain, not counting its renown tree skiing, plus some of the best bump skiing in the state. You will have the mountain to yourself due to the uncrowded nature of skiing and snowboarding at Pajarito. It is open to the public, selling both day tickets and season passes. There is no on-mountain lodging, however hotels and other lodging options are available in nearby Los Alamos and Santa Fe.