Red River redux

This northern New Mexico mining town is what family ski vacations are all about

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ACTIVITIES AND SHOPPING

Enchanted Forest Crosscountry Ski and Snowshoe Area. Nearly 15 miles of well-maintained, crisscrossing trails wind through 400 acres of pine forest and aspen groves with fine mountain views. On Saturdays before a full moon, take a moonlight tour that ends at the warming hut for hot drinks and cookies. Trail pass $10; multiday packages are available. 31/2 miles east of town on State 38 near the top of Bobcat Pass; 754-2374.

Fast Eddie's. Guided snowmobile tours of the backcountry from $40 per person for 1 1/2 hours. 619 E. Main St.; 754-3103.

Jewelry Lady.  506 E. Main; 754-2300.

NorthWind Gallery.  421 E. Main; 754-3365.

Red River Gallery of Fine Arts.  201 Pioneer Rd.; 754-6133.

Red River Ski & Snowboard Area. With a vertical drop of 1,600 feet from the highest point of 10,350 feet, the ski area has six lifts and one surface tow. Ski season is Thanksgiving to late March. Lift tickets $42, $37 ages 13-19, $28 ages 12 and under or 60 and over. 400 Pioneer; 754-2223 or www.redriverskiarea.com.

*Note: Area code is 505 unless noted.

 

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