Beat the summer heat. While a guest as Casa Escondida Bed & Breakfast, enjoy any of the summer chair lift rides that abound in northern New Mexico! Casa Escondida Bed & Breakfast is surrounded by downhill ski areas that offer these fun and refreshing summer chair lift rides. Casa Escondida is a Santa Fe area B&B, which is located in historic Chimayo, NM (just 35 minutes north of Santa Fe). During your chair lift ride, you will love the cool, crisp mountain air, the sounds of nature, the mountain wildlife sightings and more! Red River Ski Area offers a summer chair lift ride that rises approximately 1,600 feet, during which you will experience breathtaking mountain views of Carson National Forest. The cost is $16 for adults (13 - 59). $14 for seniors (60 +) and only $12 for juniors (4 - 12). Taos Ski Valley’s summer lift ride offers unobstructed views of alpine peaks, blue skies and abundant wildflowers. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids. Angel Fire’s Summer Chair lift ride is more than two miles in length. Enjoy the ride to the top of one of New Mexico’s highest peaks, where you’ll enjoy a panoramic view of the valley from 10,650 feet. Once you’re up there, take time to hike around the trails or bring a picnic lunch. Tickets are $12 for adults. Seniors (65 +) and kids (7 – 12 years) are only $10 and kids 6 years of age or less are FREE. Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, in Los Alamos offers summer ski lift rides every-other Saturday from 9 AM – 3 PM for $25. In general, remember to dress in layers because the temperatures will vary with the changing altitude during your ride. Don’t forget the sunblock. Have plenty of water on hand and wear proper shoes for hiking. Lightweight rain gear is always a plus due to the possibility afternoon summer rain and of course, have fun and enjoy the mountain views! So when you wonder about things to do during your Santa Fe vacation, put the summer chair lift rides at the top of your list. It is a wonderful way to experience the great outdoors during your New Mexico vacation. Casa Escondida B&B is a delightful New Mexico retreat, which has rooms available year-round. We are perfect for a romantic New Mexico getaway too. Contact Casa Escondida B&B to check room availability or to inquire about a reservation. Casa Escondida Bed & Breakfast is a green bed & breakfast, which provides pet-friendly lodging in 4 of our 8 guest rooms. Enjoy your New Mexico travels AND the summer chair lift rides! We look forward to having you as our guest.