Mountain Biking

Top Ranked for Cross Country & Downhill

Mountain biking in and around Angel Fire has become the fastest growing activity for summer fun. Angel Fire Resort’s trail system is ranked in the top 10 nationally and offers miles of downhill and cross-country entertainment. Extreme riders can test their limits, and family-friendly trails lure riders of all ability levels to experience this exhilarating sport. During the summer months, you and your bike can get a (chair)lift on the Chile Express to the summit of Agua Fria Peak. Check out the amazing scenery and grab a bite at the Summit Haus, then zip through the trees and down the mountain.

South Boundary Trail

Cross-country riders can also try the South Boundary Trail that starts just south of Angel Fire and traverses the Kit Carson National Forest to Taos.

Chile Challenge Pro-Am Event

Each year Angel Fire Resort hosts several mountain bike races for cross-country and downhill riders. The famous Chile Challenge pro-am event brings nearly 2,000 riders to Angel Fire.

Equipment

You’ll find several shops in Angel Fire that rent mountain bikes and related equipment.