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Ski USA - New Mexico

Taos Ski Resort Guide

  • Weather Forecast for Taos at  m altitude issued: 11 pm27 Aug 2016 (local time)  
Ski USA - New Mexico

Taos Ski Resort Guide

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Taos Ski Resort Guide

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Taos

Photo credit: Tom

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Taos

Photo credit: Tom

Slope Stats

  • 3601m

  • 796m

  • 2805m

  • Acres of ski:1294
  • Pistes:72
  • Snowmaking:50%
  • Halfpipes:-
  • Terrain Parks:-
  • X-Country:-
  • beginner24%
  • intermediate25%
  • advanced51%

Taos in the United States (New Mexico State) is a large resort with 12 lifts (10 chair lifts, 2 surface lifts) that offers skiers an impressive 796 metres (2612 feet) of vertical descent. Taos has 1294 acres of terrain over 72 trails. Taos is best suited to advanced and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. We have no information about the existence of any cross country ski trails at Taos. Almost half of the trails at Taos are covered by snowmaking. The nearest airport is at Albuquerque and the nearest train station to Taos is at Albuquerque. There is accommodation located close to the pistes but we would welcome additional information about any hotels or chalets in Taos.

Travel

  • Nearest Airport:Albuquerque
  • Nearest Train Station:Albuquerque
  • Tourist Office Website:www.skitaos.org
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
  •   10
  •   5

Lifts

  • Season opens:26 Nov 2015
  • Season closes:3 Apr 2016
  • Lifts:12 (10 chair lifts, 2 surface lifts)
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  •   10
  •   2

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:28 Aug
  • Last Snowfall:
  • Snow Depth (upper):
  • Snow Depth (lower):
  • Piste:-
  • Off-piste:-

Today’s Weather (3203 m)view full snow forecast

night
clear
10 W10
10 °CF-Level
4600m
AM
clear
10 W10
12 °CF-Level
4400m
PM
rain showers
10 SSW10
13 °CF-Level
4850m

Taos Location Maps

Taos Location Map

Visitor Reviews of Taos

seth brown from United States writes:

Taos, where skiing is still a sport, not a service. Bring your testosterone. There is no better advanced skiing on the planet, period. The intermediate stuff is pretty darn good too. Small by mega area standards, the variety is matched no where...every run has a different feel. This isn't a place to hang, see, or be seen...Mtn men and women only need apply. For you easterners, think Mad River Glenn/Stowe with real snow..For you Euros, think St Anton in the trees. The bonus is the ambience of northern NM. 1 hr north of Sante Fe...it makes for a great vacation. If you're a decent intermediate, you'll have a great time too. This is the antithesis of Vail and Aspen (attitude).
My memories here run deep...if you're a skier, don't miss this place.

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