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From Kachina Peak to the Wild West at Taos Ski Valley

The Kachina Peak Lift at Taos Ski Valley has been a hot button issue since its inception. Like it or hate it, the lift is going up now. The three-person lift will rise 1,100 vertical feet in five minutes, topping … Continue reading

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Best Tree Runs In The Taos Ski Valley

When the weather outside is frightful….it’s time to head to the Taos Ski Valley! There is nothing like fresh powder in the trees and Taos has plenty of runs to keep you covered. Here are some of our favorites: Rhoda’s … Continue reading

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What’s The Skiing Like In Taos?

A Powder Day On a powder day, I will always make the effort to hike the ridge. The solitude and peacefulness I experience as I hike, followed by the anticipation and excitement I feel as I ski over to one … Continue reading

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How To Ski Moguls Like A Pro

Steep is usually the first word that comes to mind when skiers see Taos Ski Valley for the first time. Because the mountain is so steep, much of the terrain isn’t groomed. No grooming means moguls, which can be challenging … Continue reading

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Hiking the Ridge in the Taos Ski Valley

Taos is known for it’s steep, hike-to terrain. The narrow shoots of the West Basin and pristine trails of the Highline Ridge are a right of passage for locals and guests alike. OnTheSnow Editor Donny O’Neill shares a little about … Continue reading

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Ski Season 2013 Wrap Up

The skiing in Taos was once again some of the finest in the nation during the 2012/2013 ski season!  Our ski lodges and vacation condos were full of avid outdoor enthusiasts looking to ski the steeps.  We were graced with … Continue reading

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