Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Taos Ski Valley

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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

    Taos is the real deal - Best in NM

    by Blackskier - 29th January 2010

    Pros: Great, steep terrain for advanced skiers

    Cons: No high speed lifts

    Taos has always been one of my favorite mountains, since first skiing there in 2001. It has much better advanced terrain than most of the Summit Co. resor... Full review

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  • 5

    Great stash

    by bjarvis - 26th January 2010

    Pros: Steeps, terrain variety, light dry snow

    Cons: snowfall can be inconsistent

    This is a great mountain if you aren't into a lot of frills. Truly some great inbounds steeps, and some world class steeps if you are willing to hike for yo... Full review

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  • 5

    favorite mountain

    by whirlybird - 21st December 2009

    Pros: cliffs,chutes,powder

    Cons: none

    A skiers mountain( and boarders). When the snow is good ,there is no better place.You have lift accessable chutes,cliffs ,tree skiing,no crowds,etc. A short... Full review

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  • 4

    Great scenery and sunshine

    by snowboarderboi - 8th December 2009

    Pros: No crowds

    Cons: Not enough snow yet

    I was there on november 30. I went for 1/2 days only and that was enough, otherwise I would have been bored. Not enough terrain was open on that day but th... Full review

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  • 5

    Taos Rules

    by Taos Rules - 19th November 2009

    Pros: Great staff ,terrian, and snow

    Cons: No guided sevice for extreme skiers and riders.

    I have purchased the pass for 5 yrs now.They give you exchange days@ other nearby ski resorts.This is a plus when we are waiting for our snowbase to build e... Full review

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  • 5


    by gjo84 - 25th March 2009

    Pros: Steep, great back country, no lines

    Cons: lots of hiking to get to the good stuff

    Taos is easily the best mountain in New Mexico and southern Colorado if you're looking for an old school mountain with steep back country terrain, s-loads o... Full review

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