Sandia Peak Tramway:
A trip on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance of 2.7 miles. See some of nature’s more dramatic beauty unfold before you. At sunset the desert skies produce a spectacular array of color, and your vantage point from the observation deck atop 10,378 foot Sandia Peak in the Cibola National Forest affords an 11,000 square-mile panoramic view of the Rio Grande Valley and the Land of Enchantment. Located on the eastern edge of Albuquerque in the Sandia Foothills at the end of Tramway Road.
The Ski Area is only 45 minute drive from the Albuquerque Metro area and fully equipped for a fun day on the slopes. Here you find Sandia Peak’s certified snow sports school, a complete rental shop, skiers’ cafe, and the Wintermill Ski Shop. NOTE: Skiers & snowboarders that access the slopes via the Tramway, must have their own equipment because no rentals are available at the Tramway.
Sandia Peak has 30 miles of mountain trails offer scenic adventures for the novice or the pro complete with a full service bike shop offering a fleet of 40 rental bikes.
Distance: 12.2 miles