3/3/24 Kachina Peak will remain closed for the day. All other lifts are open as wind allows. Check the app for the most up-to-date information.

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RESORT INFORMATION & HOURS

Winter 24 Season

Lift Hours 9AM – 4:00PM

November 23, 2023 to April 7, 2024

  • Skiing & Riding
  • Snowsports Lessons
  • Dining
  • Lodging
  • Retail & Rentals
  • Free Activities! (Download TAOS app at link in footer for calendar and details)

TAOS SKI VALLEY STATISTICS

  • Average Annual Snowfall - 300 inches
  • Average Days Of Sunshine - 300+ days
  • Total Acreage - 1,294 acres
  • Number of Trails - 110 total | 24% beginner, 25% intermediate, 51% expert
  • Number of Lifts - 13 Total Lifts | 1 gondola, 2 high-speed quads, 2 fixed-grip quads, 4 triples, 3 surface lifts
  • Base Elevation - 9,350 feet / 2,849 meters
  • Summit Elevation - 12,481 feet / 3,804 meters
  • Vertical Drop - 3,131 feet / 914 meters
  • Uphill Capacity - More than 15,000 skiers per hour (19,000 inc. carpets)
  • Snowmaking Capabilities - ~100% of beginner and intermediate slopes

Winter sports at Taos Ski Valley are made possible through a unique public-private partnership with the United States Forest Service which manages portions of the federal land utilized for these activities.

GUEST SERVICES

Getting Here

TAOS Ski Valley is nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, where the Rockies begin. This part of Northern New Mexico offers spectacular scenery, meaningful exploration, and exceptional outdoor recreation. The region draws the artsy, independent, curious, and resourceful creating a unique community of passionate folks.

Although we are seemingly off the beaten track, TAOS is accesible with direct flights from Texas and California through our partnership with JSX Air, and an easy drive from numerous cities throughout the southwest.

See travel times from nearby cities below.

JSX airplane

Air Travel

JSX offers hassle-free travel directly to the Taos Regional Airport from Austin, Dallas, San Diego and Los Angeles. All guests can enjoy the complimentary shuttle service to Taos Ski Valley to and from the airport. Rental cars are also available from the Taos Regional Airport.

Santa Fe Airport - Services two airlines with daily flights to Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, and Phoenix.

Albuquerque International Sunport - Home to 7 major airlines and offers nonstop flights to 24 major cities.

Car Travel Times

TAOS Ski Valley is a manageable drive from major regional cities such as ABQ, ATX, DAL, OKC, and DEN.

Regional Transportation

PLEASE NOTE: UBER AND LYFT ARE NOT AVAILABLE IN TAOS.