What’s Old Is New

What’s Old Is New

Strong Foundations Taos Ski Valley was founded on a dream and today you can sleep soundly knowing its foundations stand strong… in the walls in the historic hotels around you! While the Village of Taos Ski Valley’s early beginnings in the 1600s stem from Spanish mining operations and later domestic…

Riding the Bootfitting Wave

Riding the Bootfitting Wave

Never Summer “Summer?” For freeskier Robbie Forbes, a Taos local born and raised, it’s “Non-existent!” In 2023, Forbes went down to Australia to spend his second summer there. One of his boot fitting mentors Charlie Bradley was like, “If you’re sick of landscaping, this might be something you want to…

2023 Winter Gear Preview

2023 Winter Gear Preview

BOOT UP! Have you made the rounds at local outfitters to see what’s new and where the early season deals are? We did! Here’s our winter gear preview for 2023-24’s hardware and softwear highlights.   Cottam’s Ski Shop All season rentals. These are the key words at…

How Aspens are Being Affected by Climate Change and What You Can Do to Help

How Aspens are Being Affected by Climate Change and What You Can Do to Help

A Walk in the Woods When you’re strolling our trails this fall enjoy the golden leaves, their telltale shhhhhh-shimmer and take note of what’s below. A Favorite of Lovers & Teens Walking through an aspen stand you’re likely to find initials carved on aspen trunks with date of…

Embrace Nature’s Flavors Al Fresco

Embrace Nature’s Flavors Al Fresco

Imagine… Picture this. You’re sitting outside under the shade of a cottonwood tree. The air is warm, an agreeable 83 degrees. Above you the sky is a deep cobalt blue and an armada of puffy white clouds sail overhead. A double peaked mountain looks down on you from the horizon.

Cutthroat but Not Ruthless

Cutthroat but Not Ruthless

Go Fish We learned on a recent outing that when it comes to fly fishing, the skill lies in taking your time and letting the fish come to you. It was a gorgeous blue sky late spring morning as Steve Morris of Cutthroat Fly Fishing and his two pals…

What’s New Is Old for Taos Architecture

What’s New Is Old for Taos Architecture

Henry Architects Find A Sense of Place When it comes to what makes a place, history is important.  One must always look deeper to the layers underneath that form the foundation to see clearly. Here in Northern New Mexico, the ground literally unearths itself. Tectonics, geology and time work passively…

A Bird for All Seasons

A Bird for All Seasons

Arriving by air, you may be surprised to know that New Mexico isn’t a dry barren desert!  All across our state and especially here in the north in Taos and Taos Ski Valley, we are a confluence of activity for wildlife. Birds especially love it here thanks to the…

Heritage Inspirations Tours

Heritage Inspirations Tours

“All we cared about as kids were grandma’s tortillas and red chile,” shares Angelisa Murray, owner/operator of Heritage Inspirations (est. 2014), of her formative summers with family in Colorado, making the drive from Arizona through Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Española, all the way up 285 past San…

Millicent Rogers Museum: Miniatures Show & Sale

Millicent Rogers Museum: Miniatures Show & Sale

February 2, 2024 – March 3, 2024 We are pleased to present the 22nd Annual Miniatures Show & Sale, on view from February 2 through March 3, 2024 at the Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos, New Mexico. Please join us for the opening Preview Party on February 2nd from 5:30-7:30pm.