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

    Great As Always

    by Michael - 15th March 2014

    Pros: Short Lines, Long Runs, Great Staff

    Cons: Nightlife...there is none.

    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... Full review

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  • 5

    Amazing ski heaven, in a cultural oasis

    by alanmoroney - 9th March 2013

    Pros: Long Runs, views, steep

    Cons: Too many lifts without safety bars & footrests

    With Taos town, Taos Pueblo, Ojo Caliente, D H Lawrence Ranch all down the road, this is in the middle of a cultural, relaxation and sightseeing heaven Thi... Full review

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  • 5

    Epic Skiing

    by huwie - 7th February 2013

    Pros: Steep, Great Snow, Short Lift Lines

    Cons: None

    First time to Taos this past Monday (Feb 4th). Epic experience. The terrain there is fantastic...easily the best I've ever skied. They say Taos is a four... Full review

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  • 5


    by DMC806 - 28th January 2013

    Pros: great place for skiing partiers go to Colorado

    Cons: nothing

    The snow was great for me before the new snow on Saturday & Sunday. Now the mountain is perfect conditions. Go if you can, its worth it!!!! ... Full review

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  • 4

    Great terrain, serious shredders. Where's the snow?

    by themarmot - 14th January 2013

    Pros: Amazing terrain, views and very unique mountain culture

    Cons: Very little snow, a season here and you'll need new knees

    Taos (ski area) is an amazing ski area, if they get snow. Ticket prices are a bit high and they seem to be reporting their total seasonal snow as their sno... Full review

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  • 4

    The Best in New Mexico, but not for everyone.

    by brokenrx7 - 21st December 2011

    Pros: Steep terrain, Bumps, Easy bowl/chute access, no crowds or lines.

    Cons: Shorter runs, Bumps, steep, limited selection of terrain.

    Taos is a true gem in that it feels untouched for a resort of its stature, while many other resorts appear over commercialized. Lift lines are short, and t... Full review

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