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Visiting Taos

This is the destination that every other southern Rocky Mountain ski area aspires to be. Taos Ski Valley prides itself on a well-respected ski school, powdery snow, and challenging runs that are regarded by many experienced skiers as veritable works of art. Few ski towns are as cool as Taos. It’s got an intriguing Native American history, a hippie vibe, and an enviable art scene.... Read More This is the destination that every other southern Rocky Mountain ski area aspires to be. Taos Ski Valley prides itself on a well-respected ski school, powdery snow, and challenging runs that are regarded by many experienced skiers as veritable works of art. Few ski towns are as cool as Taos. It’s got an intriguing Native American history, a hippie vibe, and an enviable art scene.    Close

Stories and Tips Taos

The Artistic Legacy of Taos, New Mexico

Written by AnythngArt on 12 Mar, 2010

Although Taos has been populated since 1300 AD by Native Americans (Pueblos), its fame as an artist haven truly came to the fore in the 1900s. Two women--Millicent Rogers and Mabel Dodge--began encouraging their creative friends, including photographer Ansel Adams, writer DH Lawrence, and painter…Read More


Taos Ski Valley...what a place!!

Written by BeachFan on 07 Feb, 2003

World class skiing offered by the Blake family. What a story. Ernie Blake was a true pioneer of the development of the skiing industry in the Rockies. Founded in the mid 1950's by a visionary business person, this resort is second to none. Quaint lodges,…Read More


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Outdoors!

Written by T-Townchic on 12 Jul, 2005

Taos is the most beatiful town during the winter time with the snow-capped mountains. It was great driving up from the canyon, and seeing the mouth of the Rio Grande covered in snow is just breathtaking. I lived in this town for 7 years and…Read More


Flying to Angelfire

Written by wright600 on 16 Mar, 2001

There is an airstrip about a half a mile from the base of the resort. If you're staying near the mountain, you might as well fly in if you can. It will definitely save time and you'll be at your room 5 minutes…Read More


Getting there from Texas

Written by wright600 on 16 Mar, 2001

Looking at the map it may look like it's quicker going through Durant (just north of Amarillo) however, some of those roads are under construction and have 45mph speed limits. Your better off staying on the interstate and then driving through Las Vegas, NM.…Read More


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