Taos Ski Valley


Taos Ski Valley in New Mexico was founded in 1955 and has since grown into a very popular ski area. With a lovely long season from November through to April, Taos Ski Valley attracts large numbers of visitors every year to its beautifully set slopes. Lodging at Taos Ski Valley is outstanding, making for an all-round awesome vacation destination.

Encompassing 1 294 acres of ski-only area, Taos Ski Valley has more than enough elbow room for everyone on its 110 trails. An impressive vertical of 2 612 feet by lift or 3 274 feet if hiked is available to skiers. Taos receives about 305 inches of snowfall annually, along with a high capacity for snowmaking. You are guaranteed to enjoy excellent ski conditions. Taos Ski Valley is popular amongst skiers of all levels as the terrain is rated 24% beginner, 25% intermediate and 51% expert. Climbing aboard one of the 12 ski lifts, you are whisked up into this snowy land of wonder and excitement. Young-at-heart and looking for adrenaline pumping activity? Head off to the Out-to-Launch Terrain Park, with features such as airs, a quarter pipe and rails. Taos Ski Valley is a ski-only resort, so snowboards must be left at home. Enjoy a pure ski experience at Taos Ski Valley.

Taos Ski Valley has a number of facilities and services for your convenience and enjoyment. These include storage, lockers, equipment rental, a repair shop, retail store and a medical clinic. When hunger strikes, you can choose from a selection of on-mountain dining venues such as Tenderfoot Katie’s Cafeteria, The Martini Tree Bar, The Whistlestop Café, The Phoenix Grill and Rhoda’s Restaurant. Looking for accommodation at Taos Ski Valley, the choice is even greater. You are certain to find lodging at Taos Ski Valley to suit your needs and budget. Consider establishments such as Alpine Village Suites, Austing Haus B&B, The Bavarian Lodge & Restaurant, Edelweiss Chalet, Edelweiss Lodge & Spa, Longhorn Chalet, Hotel St. Bernard, Snakedance Condominium & Spa and many more.

As summer enters the picture at Taos Ski Valley, don’t think the action ends. Quite the opposite. A number of summer recreational activities are offered in the area including hiking, horseback riding, fishing, summer camps, mountain biking, scenic chairlift rides, bungee jumping and disc golf.

If you weren’t sure where to go for your next vacation, your mind should be made up by now. New Mexico’s Taos Ski Valley offers an unforgettable snowy adventure.