Top Trails for Fall Color

Top Trails for Fall Color

Golden Yellow, Fiery Reds and Brilliant Blue Skies When nighttime lows dip into the 40s to 30s and the smell of piñon-smoke lingers over early mornings, the deciduous aspen stands begin to change color in the high elevations of Taos Ski Valley. First, a hint of yellow, then a fiery…

New Mexico vs. Colorado

New Mexico vs. Colorado

Look, we love our neighbors to the north. In comparing our states, both at the southern end of the Rocky Mountains, you’re right if you think of beautiful mountain views, but a bit of a similar climate is about all that we share. Taoseños believe that we have the perfect…

In the Plaza You’re World’s Away

In the Plaza You’re World’s Away

When the snow is long gone and warm days stretch gloriously until sundown, Taos Ski Valley transforms into a summer adventure paradise. Take a couple days off at 9,321 feet. You’ll find the heart of the Valley in our Village at the base area of the mountain. After the lovely…

Trail Running

Trail Running

What is the intersection of long distance running and high-speed hiking? Trail running. Straddling the running and mountain recreation sectors, trail running has never been more popular. The Outdoor Foundation reports that trail running now draws more participants than hiking, with an 8 percent growth spurt in a mere three years. Luckily…