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Snowsports Lessons

Line up your own personal pro for the day and make it an awesome one – guaranteed. Our pros know the mountain as well, if not better, than anyone else and they use that expertise to get you navigating the mountain like a local. A private session from...
3 to 14yrs | Adult
Private Lessons
Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
Improve your skiing or riding in ways you never thought possible in this week-intensive where you will dive into everything from technique improvement to the unique cultural aspects of Taos. Learn about things ranging from improving activation of...
Adult
Private Lessons
Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
We get it, “lessons” aren’t for everyone. Hang out with one of our Mountain Guides and pick up some tips while exploring the mountains and seeing Taos Ski Valley from the eyes of one of our pros who know the mountain like the back of their hand. 2.5...
Adult
Guided Mountain Experience
Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
If you don’t have the time to spend the entire week at Taos Ski Valley in a Ski Week, we’ve got a new abridged version that is friendly to your vacation schedule. Spend 3 consecutive days on the mountain with one of our professional instructors and master some new techniques along the way.
Adult
Multi-Day Programs
Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
The Ski Week goes all the way back to the beginning of Taos Ski Valley history. Ski Weeks helped build the Ski Valley and have been a staple of the business ever since. Come spend the week at Taos Ski Valley, where you will mix morning lessons in with a group dynamic that create lifelong friends. It’s a lesson experience unlike any other.
Adult
Multi-Day Programs
Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
Get low and engage those edges in ways you never thought possible. Race Week will be a fast-paced venture into the technical world of ski racing where you will be cultivated in the latest techniques from instructors who eat, sleep and breath ski racing.
Adult
Multi-Day Programs
Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
This one’s for the ladies! Taught by women who know exactly what techniques are most beneficial for women skiers. Women’s Week will be a bonding experience unlike any other. You’ll definitely walk away from the week with new lifelong girlfriends.
Adult
Multi-Day Programs
Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
Explore some of the most fun terrain in the Rocky Mountains under that guidance of one of our mountain experts. They know the best places to have fun on the steeps and will show you where they’re at.
Adult
Multi-Day Programs
Intermediate | Advanced | Expert

Sunrise Tracks

A freshly groomed mountain - All to yourself
Picture yourself standing at the top of the mountain just after the sun has risen from beyond Wheeler Peak. The cool mountain air is offset by the adrenaline you feel as you push off on freshly groomed corduroy. Embrace this moment of serenity...
Adult
Guided Mountain Experience
Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
There are countless benefits to living in Taos. The Locals Clinic is undoubtedly one of them. You’ll get the flexibility of choosing the session(s) that fit your schedule.
Adult
Multi-Day Programs
Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
There is no better way to enjoy your Ski Week than to sign your child up for one as well. While you're out on the mountain having the time of your life, they will be doing the same with a group of their peers. Then you can all meet up in the afternoon for an afternoon of showing off your new skills. Ski Weeks are a deep-rooted part of the Taos Ski Valley tradition so give your child the chance to be a part of that history as they create skiing memories that will last them a lifetime.
3 to 14yrs
Multi-Day Programs
Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
Our new state-of-the-art Children's Center was built to create a life long love of the mountains. Skiing and snowboarding are the tools we use to help children aspire to spend a lifetime enjoying the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. With our terrain-based-learning and Perfect Progression techniques, children of all ages gain a level of on-snow comfort faster than ever before.
3 to 14yrs
Class Lessons
Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
Start your children on the pathway to loving the mountains with the Taos Ski Valley Childcare. Located in the newly renovated Children's Center, childcare is available for children as young as two months old and up to three years old. Sign them up for either a half day morning session or for the entire day. Either way, while you are out enjoying the mountain, you can be confident that your child is having fun, being active, and being encouraged to love being in the mountains.
8 weeks to 3 yrs
Disabled skiers and riders of all ages and varying abilities can benefit from instruction with an adaptive pro from the Ernie Blake Snowsports School. Our trained instructors assess, equip, and teach students with disabilities in a one-on-one setting...
3 to 14yrs | Adult
Adaptive
Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced | Expert
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Snow School Group

Ernie BlaKe Snowsports School

Whether it's our first time on snow or you're an expert looking to perfect your technique, we offer skiing and snowboarding programs for all ages and abilities. Taos Ski Valley is the only resort in North America to offer an immersive week-long learning experience - a uniquely fun approach to improving your skills that creates lifelong friendships and memories.

Children's Center

The Children's Center is your headquarters for child lessons and daycare. We have developed a series of unique children's programs, led by specially trained instructors and housed in a state-of-the-art facility that kids will be comfortable using as a "home base" during the day. Children even have their own learning area with pint-sized lifts, special terrain and equipment shop.

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Children Ski School
Which type of Lesson is right for you?
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Beginner Ski School
Beginner
Perfect Progression

The Perfect Progression is all about moving forward as quickly and comfortably as possible. By using Terrain Based Learning practices, students get to move down the hill at a comfortable speed while they get used to the new equipment under their feet. 

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Adult Lesson
Intermediate/Advanced
Learn to Ski/Ride Better

Taos Ski Valley offers a variety of terrain to help skiers and riders gain new skills on the mountain. Whether you're looking to advance from Blue terrain to Black Diamonds or you have been hiking The Ridge for years, our pros can help you take your skiing & riding to the next level. 

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Lessons
Privates

One-on-one is the best way to learn. It doesn't matter what your ability level is, a private lesson with one of our professionals will accelerate your learning curve in ways you never imagined. 

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Ski Weeks

Taos Ski Valley and Ski Weeks go hand in hand. They are ingrained in the culture of our Snowsports program and they bring people from all over the country back year after year. It's the best way to spend a week long winter vacation.

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