Thanksgiving Day Check List

Too busy to think about what you need to bring with you for Taos Ski Valley’s 2019/2020 Opening Day (a.k.a., Thanksgiving Day in other parts of the U.S.)?

Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. (That includes offering a slew of  “Hot Deals”—such as pre-season lodging —if you’re still in the planning process for Thanksgiving or other upcoming holidays.)


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36° 35' 41.0532" N, 105° 27' 0.2556" W

Feeling the Late Summer Heat?

If you live in the south, you might have seen a meme circulating about your state having 12 seasons instead of four. According to that list, most southern states currently are in/on “Hell’s Front Porch” with “Second Summer” on tap right after “False Fall”.


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36° 35' 41.1144" N, 105° 27' 0.2952" W

Taos Ski Valley in Summer

When you can’t take the heat, head for the cooler temperatures of the mountains. During the summer months, Taos Ski Valley hosts a variety of fun-filled events; a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and art lovers alike. Go for the festivals, stay for the art and recreation.


Events & Festivals

Spring Adventures Abound at Taos Ski Valley

Spring Break is here, and it's one of the most exciting times of the year in Taos Ski Valley! The snowpack is deep and the days are getting brighter and warmer. Skiing and snowboarding in the New Mexico sun this time of year is awesome, there is nothing quite like shredding the soft spring snow while working on an epic goggle tan. An energetic buzz fills the air as the mountain lights up with happy shredders and good vibes.

Share, Inspire and Create

If you've ever thought about signing up for a ski or snowboard lesson you've taken the first step towards one of the most exciting, life-changing experiences you'll ever decide to embrace. Once you’ve made that call, you're on course to bringing your shredding skills to a whole new level and accomplishing what you've always wanted to on the mountain!

Merchants of Taos Ski Valley: Cold Smoke Photography

He is the maker of memories—good memories—of time spent on the snow at Taos Ski Valley. Since 1986, Alain Pinto has been serving as the ski resort's commercial ski photographer. Over these years, Alain's company, Cold Smoke Photography, has taken tens of thousands of photographs of people skiing and snowboarding where the Rocky Mountains begin as well as shot custom assignments, family portraits, and group shots.


Cold Smoke Photography
Thunderbird Road
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36° 35' 43.71" N, 105° 26' 56.8968" W


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