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Sandia Peak Ski and Tramway

Rates & Tickets

You'll find pricing and ticketing information for Ski Tickets, Rentals, and Lessons here. Peak Plus Cards and "6 Packs of Fun" are available for online purchasing. We do not have online daily lift ticket purchasing available at this time so please call the ski area for any further information and group reservations at 505-242.9052.

LIFTS: 2017-18 Season

Half Day All Day
Adult - All Lifts $40.00 $55.00
Students - All Lifts (13-23 yrs) $35.00 $45.00
Children - All Lifts (6-12 yrs) $30.00 $40.00
Senior - All Lifts (62-71 yrs) $35.00 $45.00
Active Duty, Retired Military & Currently Serving Reserve & Nat'l Guard witha valid & current military ID - (Member only, does not include dependants)  All Lifts
Beginner Chairlift $35.00
Children (Under 46" tall in ski/snowboard boots) FREE FREE
Super Senior 72+ FREE FREE

Half Day passes: AM Half Day 9AM -12:30PM and PM Half Day 12:30-4PM


Peak Plus Card - Present at any ticket window and receive a discount of $25 off an all day all mountain lift ticket at Sandia Peak and $25 off an all day all mountain lift ticket at Ski Santa Fe. Use all season long with no restrictions. Receive up to a 50% savings on your daily ticket. Once purchased no refund for this card. Failure to pick up your card does not constitute a refund.

Cost before November 13th only $65, after November 13th $75

6 Pack of Fun - This transferable, unrestricted punch card allows you to share your slopes experience with friends', family or just keep for yourself. Save up on 6 Adult all day all mountain lift tickets. Good at both Sandia Peak and Ski Santa Fe. A fabulous gift! No picture required. Card must be presented at any ticket window for a daily lift ticket. If lost, stolen or forgotten no replacement available. No refund of this card. Available all season for $389

Additional Season Passes good at both Sandia Peak & Ski Santa Fe - Click here

If you ordered a pass or someone purchased a pass for you, please click here to sign your waiver. Once that is done we can send you your pass or discount card.


Skiers & Boarders wishing to reach the ski area from the western slope of the Sandias' (city side) may do so by riding the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway. Skiers & Boarders must have equipment with them to access the area via the Tramway. Skiers & Boarders are offered reduced Tramway fares when purchasing any daily lift ticket. Novice skiers should opt to drive around to the base area on the east side of the mountain where the beginner area is located.

Round Trip when purchasing daily lift ticket $15.00
Adult Ski Tram Special (All Day All Lift & Tram Ride) $69.00
Weekday Ski Tram Special (1/2 Day All Lift & Tram Ride) $60.00
Grounds Admission per car $2.00 daily - $20.00 annual


Sandia Peak offers a complete rental and repair shop. Rental shop is conveniently located at the base of the ski area. Featuring skis, boots and poles, plus snowboards and boots for all ages and abilities. NOTE: No rental equipment is available at the Tramway. Either rent in town or drive to ski base.

Skis, Boots and Poles $23.00
Junior Skis, Boots and Poles (6 yrs & under) $18.00
Snowboard $28.00
Snowboard with Boots $38.00
Helmet $12.00

Tax included. Guests under 18 years of age must have a release signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to obtain rentals at the ski area.

Snow Sports School  Ages 7 and up.

Our PSIA certified ski school staff of instructors offers private and full or half day group lessons for skiers or snowboarders, never ever through advanced. Lessons begin at 10 am and 1 pm daily. Tickets may be purchased at the snow sports school ticket window. We recommend early arrival for sign up at Snow Sports School our ticket window opens at 8:30AM.

Group Lesson (Ski or Snowboard) $40.00 - $60.00
One Hour Private Lesson (additional person + $35) does not include lift or rental $65.00

Opening day through January 3 we are open daily  The remainder of the season we are open Fridays through Sundays & Holidays including President's Day and MLK Day. Guests under 18 years of age must have a signed Snowsports School Release by a parent or legal guardian.

Beginner Packages (10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm) Children's classes are ages 7 to 12 and Teen/Adult classes ages 13 & up. Snowboard classes are available for ages 7 & up for those under 7 years private lessons are an option.

Never Ever Package(All Day Beg. Lift/4-hr. Lesson/Rentals) $80.00
Green Slopes  Package (All Day All Mountain Lift/2-hr. Lesson/Rentals) $90.00

Adaptive Lessons

The adaptive progam for both the physically and mentally challenged is offered at the area.  The support of sponsors and volunteers makes it possible to offer private lessons, equipment and lifts at a nominal fee.

Reservations are required.  For reservations and information call:  505-570-5710 or



Peak Plus Challenge Program

3 Weeks of Ski or Snowboard Lessons & Rentals for "Peak Plus Card Members" from first time Beginners to those who want to improve their skiing and snowboarding skills. All program participants are required to purchase a lift ticket. Program participants may only sign up for either skiing or snowboarding lessons and/or rentals.

  • Program Dates: 3 Consecutive Saturdays, January 6th, 20th & 27th
  • Lesson Times 10AM - 12noon & 1PM - 3PM
3 Lessons with Rentals $155.00
For Peak Plus Card Members with own Equipment $105.00


Ski School for 4 to 6 years of age. (10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm) Children start out in a specially designed teaching area with a surface lift, warming hut and restrooms, seperate from the main run. During special events youngsters are greeted by Cubby the Ski Bear.

Kinder Half Day


Kinder All Day

Kinder Half Day with Rental (boots, skis/snowboard, helmet)

Kinder All Day with Rental (boots, skis/snowboard, helmet)





Private lesson available for children under 4 years.


A variety of daycare options exist within Albuquerque.


Groups of 15 or more may arrange for discounts on all skier services through the Snow Sports School. Seven day advance reservations required. Please call 505-242-9052 for more information be sure to leave a voice mail.

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