Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Taos Ski Valley

Planning a ski trip to Taos Ski Valley? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Taos Ski Valley stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Taos Ski Valley review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 4.1

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 63
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.8
  • Nightlife
  • 2.8

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 33%
  • Beginner
  • 7%
  • Families
  • 34%
  • Intermediate
  • 28%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 29%
  • Advanced
  • 38%

Helpful Highlights:

We keep coming back every year. The snow was not what it was last year...which I actually found great, for some reason it scared a lot of people away. All...

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  • 5

    welcome to a new snow frontier - taos

    by papi6022 - 20th April 2010

    Pros: no crowds, lots of terrain, totally unique atmosphere, town of Taos

    Cons: slow lifts, no real base village (stay in Taos town)

    You drive through the town of Taos to get to the ski area - stop there and stay there. This is a totally unique (ski) town and one of the oldest frontier to... Full review

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  • 4

    Best Advanced Terrain in New Mexico

    by 1flyinglion - 2nd April 2010

    Pros: Steep Terrain, no lift lines

    Cons: No high speed quads, let boarders on

    I'm 2 hours away and love this resort. No lift lines, easy to get too, Taos is a cool city. People are laid back, and the prices are reasonable. No high ... Full review

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  • 5

    Steep, Steeper, Steepest

    by pmabie - 25th March 2010

    Pros: Snow, Steep, No Lines, Awesome People, Skiers Mtn., Beautiful weather

    Cons: Nightlife... but who cares cause your tired at the end of the day

    If you want a mountain thats meant for serious sking look no futher than Taos. No lines, great snow, constant pitch with some amazing terrain.... Full review

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  • 5

    Amazing ski area

    by drdevon - 17th March 2010

    Pros: Terrain, easygoing culture, no lift lines to speak of, great ski school, unpretentious

    Cons: good beginner stuff hard to get to, limited night life

    Taos is where I learned to ski (at the award winning Blake Ski School) and its casual approach, mild weather and dry powder are an unbeatable combination. ... Full review

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  • 5

    kids & taos

    by muddy waters - 20th February 2010

    Pros: great ski school and teaching

    Cons: none

    Do not be dissuaded from skiing taos with kids. You will hear not to frequently, and its just not true. Small kids ski steeper blues easier because of thei... Full review

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  • 5


    by muddy waters - 2nd February 2010

    Pros: stimulating terrain

    Cons: no true beginner terrain

    Been to Taos several times. Its the real deal, skiing the way it is supposed to be, where you ski a mountain, what the mountain offers, at all levels. The... Full review

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