Summer Activities

Hiking, Mountain Biking & Climbing

Summer Vacation Fun

Beat the heat at 9,300 feet with a summer vacation in Taos Ski Valley – it’s a breath of fresh air…literally. With its diverse range of great outdoor fun, a visit here can provide you a new lease on life. The valley and village are alive with music performances, educational programs and outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and fishing. Have lunch on the deck of The Bavarian, ride the scenic lift up the mountain, relax at our beautiful Resort Plaza, or head off for white water adventure!


Mountains, Lakes & Valleys

A man and woman hike in summer in front of a rocky mountain face in Taos Ski Valley

Mountain Biking

Downhill Trails

A woman rides a mountain bike down a trail through a grove of aspens in summer


See the Mountains From a New Perspective

Boy rock climbing in Taos Ski Valley in the summer sun


Hit the White Water or Take a Float

Exuberant woman in river raft

Other Summer Activities

Scenic Lift, Train Tours, Disc Golf & more!

Summer and winter gear rental - A group of hikers take a break in front of a scree field

Get the Scoop from The Highline Blog

Need a little inspiration to your trip planning ideas rolling? Check out these stories on our Highline Blog to give you the local’s insight into summer plans in Taos.

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…