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Angel Fire, New Mexico is a mountain bik playground, with 60 bike park trails for beginners and intermediate riders to hone their skills, as well as world-class mountain biking trails which cut through the Ponderosa Pine and Aspens of the Carson National Forest of Northern New Mexico's Rocky Mountains.
The TrailHead Mountain Bike & Ski Shop

The TrailHead Ski and Bike Shop is a progressive outdoor adventure retailer and rental shop conveniently located in the heart of Angel Fire, NM. The TrailHead offers year-round outdoor recreation activities and equipment rentals to make your stay in the mountains that much more fun. Ski rentals and mountain bikes are on site, and The TrailHead staff is also happy to point you in the right direction for any activity in the Carson National Forest and Surrounding Rocky Mountains.

Hiking, Biking, Ski and Snow Shoe Touring
The Trailhead Ski and Bike Shop is currently setting up guided mountain biking tours in the Carson National Forest. Please check back for more information. Their guides will take you on the renowned South Boundary Trail, Elliot Barker Trail, or on other great back county excursions in the over 1.5 million acres of the Carson National Forest. The 23-mile South Boundary Trail, which begins just south of Angel Fire and ends in Taos is deemed by many to be a "can't miss" epic ride, featuring some of the best high-altitude single-track anywhere in the United States. These off-mountain trails give reason to plan extended stays in Angel Fire to experience all the area offers for fat tire enthusiasts.

Other non-motorized TrailHead tours into the Carson National Forest are available for hiking, snow shoeing and cross country skiing at all skill levels from beginner to expert. The TrailHead Ski and Bike Shop can also provide box lunches and beverages for a truly memorable adventure. Groups are welcome, and arrangements can also be made for your vacation rental lodging as well.

Not only is The Trailhead your destination for your cycling and ski rental needs, but they carry only top of the line merchandise. They can also fill special orders for your bicycle needs at incredible prices. Just give them a call, and remember, every adventure starts at the The TrailHead Ski and Mountain Bike rental shop in Angel Fire is conveniently located by the slopes of the Angel Fire Resort. Here you can rent skis, and snowboards in all sizes as well as mountain and downhill bikes. Expert tuning and repair is done on the premisses, and the staff is happy to help out in any way they can.Trailhead!

The TrailHead carries Giant bikes in sizes from youth to adult. They have road bikes, cross country, and downhill bikes. The friendly staff at the TrailHead also performs expert maintenance, repairing and tuning. They carry Columbia bike clothing and accessories, and Endura biking apparel. The staff is very knowledgeable about local trails and happy to share that knowledge with you.

Angel Fire has evolved into the premier destination for New Mexico mountain biking, and is at the top of any biker's list worldwide. With their biking standards and dedication to excellent service, The folks at The TrailHead can rent to meet any need, and will go out of their way to ensure your vacation is the best it can be. The Trailhead staff is knowledgeable and friendly, and can provide affordable tuning to your own equipment both pre-ride and post-ride.

The Best in Snow Sports
In the winter, Angel Fire is a great vacation getaway for skiing, regardless of your experience level, and the TrailHead provides all the gear you need for a wide variety of skiing needs. This includes ski and snowboard rentals and tuning, snowmobile trail maps, cross country trail maps, and snow shoeing. The staff is very knowledgeable, and happy to answer any ski and snow related questions.

The TrailHead stocks K2 (the Omni, four r, and Apache), Nordica, and Rossignal skis and snowboards in all sizes, and provides everything from tuning to advanced maintenance and waxing services. They can also provide information on snowmobile trails, cross country trails, and basic ski knowledge.

Angel Fire: Your Year-round Vacation Playground
Angel Fire is a family-oriented, year-round resort village located in Northern New Mexico. This resort community facilities include a ski mountain, PGA-rated golf course, stables, stocked fishing lake, tennis courts, playgrounds, a new country club with a fitness center and lapA snow boarder tricks out on the slopes of the Angel Fire Resort in Northern New Mexico's Rocky Mountains. Angel Fire enjoys a uniquely dry snow due to the arid climate of the high deesert. This brings skiers, snow boarders, cross country skiers and other winter sports enthusiasts to Angel Fire every winter. pool, RV park, and an extensive trail system. With all these activities, Angel Fire has become a favored year-round vacation destination.

Located approximately three hours north of Albuquerque and an hour south of the Colorado border, Angel Fire is nestled in the Moreno Valley among the Southern Rocky Mountains. Taos is only thirty miles away, offering world class skiing as well as great shopping, dining, museums and art galleries. Angel Fire is conveniently situated within an hour's drive of three additional ski areas and a cat skiing venue. In addition, Angel Fire borders the Carson National Forest, offering fabulous hiking, snowmobiling, ATVing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing and mountain biking. The nationally known South Boundary Trail starts in Angel Fire and takes you through Ponderosa Pine and Aspen forest on a technically challenging two wheel adventure.

If you love the outdoors, it doesn't get any better than this! Several mountain peaks surround the area including New Mexico's highest, Wheeler Peak, providing fantastic hiking and mountaineering opportunities. Whitewater rafting and kayaking are available on the Rio Grande, less than an hour away. Fly fishing is a staple here and Eagle Nest Lake State Park has plenty of trout. Horseback riding opportunities are prevalent and camp fire dinners are a great family activity. When you're looking to get away from it all, Angel Fire has all the recreational diversions you need to really relax.

So when you are ready for a great vacation, come to Angel Fire, and come see the friendly folks at The TrailHead!


The TrailHead
Mountain Bike & Ski Shop
3420B Mountain View Blvd. (Hwy 434)
Angel Fire, NM 87710
(575) 377-1010
info@aftrailhead.com


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