UNM Groomed Ski Loop Update 2016

This past winter the UNM Ski Team started development on a groomed ski loop in the Sandias for ski team training. The loop is intended for the exclusive use of cross country skiers. It is accessible from either the Ellis or 10K Trailhead parking areas. Chris Norton, with the UNM nordic team, has groomed some trails adjacent to the Ellis trailhead...

First Sandia Crest Outing

Today, 6 of us had a fun time skiing in great conditions, better than I had expected and I feel certain it will not have deteriorated by tomorrow so get out if you can. We mainly just did Switchback off Ellis and upper service road near crest house parking. Did a fair amount of socializing as we kept running...

New Sandia Mountain Trail

Steve Roholt, working with a program called "More Kids in the Winter Woods" developed an idea for a groomed trail in the Sandia Mountains and gained the cooperation and a funding grant from the USFS. The idea expanded to include some additional ski trail improvements.  Then on Friday, November 21, eight very hard working FOSM volunteers removed several dozen...