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Taos Ski Valley's Highline Ridge Cam

Taos Ski Valley 110 trails of epic northern New Mexico terrain

Taos Ski Valley

The Taos Ski Valley, a world-class ski resort 30-minutes from the heart of Taos, comprises 110 trails over nearly 1,300 acres with a 3,281-foot vertical drop. The road to the ski area winds through the beautiful Sangre de Cristo Mountains making for a perfect preamble to a day of enjoying some of the best skiing and snowboarding conditions in the world. The mountain offers diverse terrain for skiers and riders of all levels and features one of the highest chairlifts in North America: The Kachina Peak Lift. Guests of El Monte Sagrado can enjoy fare-free service to the Taos Ski Valley through the 341 TSV Green. Learn more.
Angel Fire Resort A Northern New Mexico Favorite

Angel Fire Resort

The uncrowded slopes surrounded by beautiful mountain views that make Angel Fire Resort a favorite are just 40 minutes (25 miles) from Taos. The drive from Taos to the resort – known as the Enchanted Circle – is consistently named one of the most beautiful drives in the country due to its spectacular vistas. The resort’s more than 80 runs trend toward intermediate skiers and riders but also offer beginner and advanced terrain including terrain parks and more than 30 acres of glade trails. The mountain features a 2,077-foot vertical drop and sees an annual average of 210 inches of snowfall.

Red River Ski Area Family-Friendly Resort

Red River Ski Area

Red River Ski Area is a 49-minute (37-mile) drive from Taos along the Enchanted Circle. This mountain offers a balanced mix of beginner, intermediate and expert terrain across its 57 trails, along with a 1,600-foot vertical drop. Its three terrain parks are designed for beginning, intermediate and expert skills, as well, and Red River truly offers something for everyone. And, for guests who don’t ski or snowboard, tubing is available.
Amole Canyon Valley Perfect for snowshoe adventures

Guided Snowshoe Tours

Take off on lightweight snowshoes along the scenic back country tails with our partner Heritage Inspirations for a day of fun in the snow like no other. Guide Angelisa Murray leads guests on a two-hour walk through the beautiful Amole Canyon in the Carson National Forest (at an elevation of 8,150 feet). Tours include snowshoe and pole rentals, a gourmet pack lunch and transportation to and from the trail. Learn more on the Heritage Inspirations website and book your room package by calling 575.779.5516.