Taos is America's Most Thrilling Skiing & Outdoor Sport Destination
Taos is special in many ways. It sits atop the list of thrilling ski and mountain sport destinations in North America. The New Mexico climate leads to world class powder that is light and dry. Over 50% of the trails are black or double black with great chutes and terrifying off-piste runs. Add burning down the alpine runs of Corner Chute and Stauffenberg to your bucket list, a truly memorable experience!
The London Times says Taos is “without any argument the best ski resort in the world. Small, intimate, and endlessly challenging, Taos simply has no equal”. Taos Ski Valley boasts the world’s top rated ski school, perfect for families with children of all ages and with the vast terrain, experts will be enthralled by the bowls, chutes and wildness areas. However, vacationing in Taos, New Mexico is amazing year round for adventurists of all skill levels.
Spring, summer and fall offer endless opportunities to fly fish, horseback ride, golf, whitewater raft, mountain bike and more. A thrilling hot air balloon ride over this vast and beautiful landscape is an absolute ‘must do’ and you have Kit Carson National Forest, Williams Lake Glacier and Kachina Peak on your doorstep. The Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area of the Sangre de Cristo Range boasts Class 3+ climbing to the summit – you’ll discover this truly is a 4 season destination.
With the melting snow comes a chance to experience the Rio Grande Gorge, one of America’s most unique geographical features. With depths that drop 800 feet from the surface and an ecosystem comprising of 500 year-old Piñon and juniper forests, the Rio Grande Gorge is a must see from a raft or hot air balloon for all visitors. Taos is also home to the Taos Pueblo Native American Community. Our stunning private lodge and chalet offer the highest accommodation in the state and the ultimate in elegant mountain luxury perched within walking distance to ski lift #4.