Via Ferrata Taos Ski Valley 0-1 mile
The Taos Ski Valley Via Ferrata, situated at 11,500 feet in the sub-alpine ecosystem of Kachina Peak, features beginner through advanced via ferrata route challenges, a 100-foot skybridge, and a double-cable catwalk. Novice climbers can experience the thrill of cabled mountain travel under the supervision of a guide, and progress to vertical terrain with spectacular views of the Rio Hondo and Wheeler Peak Wilderness. 

To reserve your spot, please call 888-364-0467. In order to comply with Covid-Safe Practices, tour groups are limited to five people or less. All guests must reserve a spot at least an hour in advance and complete a waiver prior to getting on the route. Guides will call guests the afternoon before a tour with more information (if booking window allows) and complete an on-mountain safety orientation prior to starting the tour. Tours include a voucher for a free food item at The Bavarian.

Weekday tours start at 9AM and 1PM, while weekends offer tours at 9AM, 11AM, and 1PM through Labor Day. After Labor Day, we will open Fridays through Sundays through October 10th.

Our introduction to Via Ferrata. You will get to experience a great selection of beginner and intermediate routes, including our show-stopping traverse across an 100’ skybridge suspended 50' in the air. Along the way, our guides will share information and stories about the history, culture, and natural environment that make Taos Ski Valley so unique. 

Challenge yourself on our more intermediate and advanced Via Ferrata Routes with some of the most iconic rock faces on Kachina Peak. As part of this tour you will experience the thrill of traversing across a 30' double cable catwalk, suspended 20' in the air.

Includes harness, lanyard, and helmet rental

Weekend Tour:
1 Guest / $425
2 Guests / $425
3 Guests / $550
4 Guests / $625
5 Guests / $675
Weekday Tour:
1 Guest / $400
2 Guests / $400
3 Guests / $475
4 Guests / $525
5 Guests / $550

Each route takes about 3 hours.
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2021-22 Kachina Plus passholders get a lift ticket for scenic lift or mountain biking lift access, 1 mountain bike rental, and 25% off Via Ferrata tours.


  • All Abilities Welcome
  • 2 Route Options
  • 100-Foot Skybridge
  • Double-Cable Catwalk
  • The Bavarian lunch voucher included
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36° 34' 3.9576" N, 105° 26' 55.6584" W