Red River Ski & Summer Area

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Live Your Mountain Dream!

Live your mountain life dream! Red River Ski and Summer Area -Summer Playground of the Southwest!

Red River is located in the Red River Valley in the Northern New Mexico range of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Red River is north of Taos and Santa Fe. Base Camp and town are at 8750 elevation and our summer Scenic Chairlift Ride tops the mountain at 10,300 elevation.

About Red River Ski & Summer Area

The Red River Ski & Summer Area is a family owned and operated ski and summer recreation resort located in northern New Mexico. The location is heaven on earth for outdoor recreation. Fishing, hiking, camping and rock climbing are all just steps away from the resort. Red River has been nominated as one of the "Best Places to Live" by National Geographic Adventure magazine. Main street is just a mile long, you never have to start your car to get to shopping and great restaurants. Throughout the summer the local establishments bring in nationally recognized bands and artists to entertain, plus there are several music and art festivals to enjoy. Become part of the local community while enjoying life in the mountains.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for team members who share our love for the mountains and are passionate about hospitality. Ideal candidates always have the friendly smile and the helpful attitude our guests deserve.

Room and Board

Employee housing located two blocks from work site is available on a first come first serve basis.

For more info, please contact our HR department at or 575 754 2223 ext. 208

For a list of monthly rentals available in town go to

Employee Perks

Employees receive discounts on retail and food at the Red River Ski and Summer Area.

Affordable employee housing.

The Ski Area is located in the middle of the town within walking distance to housing, grocery store, bank, post office, library, restaurants, etc.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Red River is located 3 hours away from Albuquerque airport. Shuttle service available from Albuquerque Sunport to Red River. Town offers free trolley service around town. Free local transit has scheduled buses to Questa, Taos and vicinity.

For Fun

Red River offers a variety of outdoor activities including Disc Golf at the park and on the mountaintop, fishing, horseback riding, biking, hiking, and camping.  The Community House sponsors guided hikes in the area, yoga classes and fun family activities. The town of Red River has several festivals, including the Art & Wine Festival, Kansas City BBQ Week, the Red River Dulcimer Festival and the Larry Joe Taylor Hot Chili Days.  Red River Ski & Summer Area sponsors the Drew Judycki Memorial Disc Golf Tournament in September.

Our Jobs

We are currently hiring for the summer season 2017 for the following positions:

  • Hidden Treasure Aerial Park Guide
  • Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line Attendant
  • Guest Services
  • Ticket Sales
  • Retail

There are additional opportunities for folks with musical talent, instrumental or vocal, so let us know!

Full Time Seasonal Positions available beginning May 12 to August 20

Hidden Treasure Aerial Park Guide

Mountain Operations

Successful Guide applicants will have the opportunity to receive ACCT Level 1 Certification by completing the training, which begins on May 16. Guides assist guests as they attempt to complete our 3 level challenge course, ensuing safety of guests and equipment through thorough daily inspections. Guides must be 18 years old, able to lift at least 50 lbs and work, while harnessed, up to 60 ft in the air.

How to Apply

To apply go to You can also email your resume to: