Elan Big Mountain Women’s Weekend

13 - 15 Mar
women skiing
March 13 - 15
All Day

What do you get when you combine award-winning skis, an incredible mountain and fun après events for women? A ripping good time. The Elan Big Mountain Weekend at Taos is the perfect way for women, intermediate and above, to enjoy a pure mountain experience in the land of enchantment. Demo award-winning Elan Ripstick freeride skis while exploring Taos’ incredible terrain with Krista Crabree and a female Snowsports instructor as your guide. The event kicks off on a Friday night with a welcome party, followed by free Elan demos and 1.5 days of guided skiing. The event also includes an Elan signature party Saturday evening, as well as on-mountain lunches and a participation gift. Registration is limited to 21 participants and is $300 per person. 


Krista Crabtree grew up ski racing in New Hampshire and raced for Bates College before moving to the Rocky Mountains. She was an editor at SKI Magazine, where she focused on ski testing and instruction. Currently, she's a ski journalist, author, ski racing coach and ski instructor, specializing in women's clinics. She also serves as an Elan ambassador and loves to ski on Ripsticks. 


  • Elan Ripstick Demos 
  • 1.5 days of guided skiing with Taos Snowsport School Female Pros & Krista Crabtree
  • Après Ski Parties 
  • 2 On-Mountain Lunches
  • Participant Gift Bag
  • Participants receive $65+tax per day lift tickets (Taos Ski Valley is on the Ikon Pass and Mountain Collective Pass)
  • Discounted lodging at The Blake


  • Meet New Female Skiers 
  • Improve Big Mountain Skills 
  • Enjoy Beautiful Views 
  • Try the Elan Ripsticks
  • Discover a New Mountain! 


Friday, March 13

  • Registration Welcome Party

Saturday, March 14

  • Breakfast on own
  • Pick Up Elan Ripstick Demos
  • Morning Ski Session with Taos Snowsports School Female Pros & Krista Crabtree
  • Lunch on Mountain
  • Afternoon Ski Session with Taos Snowsports School Female Pros & Krista Crabtree
  • Après Ski Party 
    • Drinks, appetizers and giveaways
  • Dinner on own

Sunday, March 15

  • Breakfast on own
  • Morning Ski Session with Taos Snowsports School Female Pros
  • Late Lunch on Mountain


Our Partners
  • US Forest Service
  • Protect Our Winters
  • Leitner Poma
  • Sandia Automotive