Equinox Day celebration, Enduro event at Pajarito Mountain

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Summer may be drawing to a close, but the summer fun at the Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is a far cry from being over.

The next big event at the ski area is a celebration of Equinox Day on Sept. 20 from 4-7 p.m.

On that day lift-served mountain biking and hiking will be available as well as live music and beer from Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op.

Participants can purchase discounted lift tickets and rentals at the ticket office for the Equinox celebration at a rate of $15 for uplift tickets and $50 for rentals.

The ski area will hosting the Party at Paja Enduro on Saturday, an event featuring lift accessed Enduro mountain bike race hosted by Team Trail Party. Gravity riders will enjoy this completely lift-accessed Enduro race with four to five stages.

“We’re happy to host these two events,” said Tom Long, general manager of the Parajito Mountain Ski Area. “It’s just another way we can have something fun for the people of Los Alamos to come up and enjoy.”

In addition to these events, Pajarito is open for bike and hike uplifts every Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 28.

The restaurant at the ski area is open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and rentals from Rocky Mountain are available at the retail shop and include helmets and armor.