Albuquerque's Climate & Landscape Perfect for Outdoor Adventure Vacations!
Albuquerque provides attractive high-desert conditions and unique scenery for athletes of all interests and is regularly named as one of America’s “Fittest Cities” by Men’s Fitness
Elite athletes come from around the world to train here along side locals and visitors who take advantage of the miles of trails that crisscross the metro area, connecting the Rio Grande Valley with the Sandia Mountains, just east of the city.
The city’s location in a high desert rift valley lends itself to hot air ballooning
, hiking, cycling
, golfing, rock climbing, hang gliding, mountaineering, skiing
, bouldering, geocaching, birding and more throughout the year.
The environmental heritage of Albuquerque’s natural landscape is marked by striking variations in terrain at elevations ranging from one mile in the Rio Grande Valley to 10,678 feet at Sandia Peak.