Elisabeth dropping into the steeps on another Taos powder day.


Taos Ski Valley Stats and Information

Avergae Annual Snowfall
300 inches

Average Days of Sunshine
300+ days

Total Acreage
1,294 Acres

Number of Trails
110 total: 24% beginner, 25% intermediate, 51% expert

Number of Lifts
14 total: 1 gondola, 1 double, 4 quads, 1 high-speed quad, 3 triples, 4 surface lifts

Base Elevation
9,200 feet / 2805 meters

Summit Elevation
12,481 feet / 3804 meters

Vertical Drop
3,281 feet / 997 meters

Hours of Lift Operation
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Uphill Capacity
More than 15,000 skiers per hour

Snowmaking Capabilities
100% of beginner and intermediate slopes






Elisabeth atop Kachina Peak, back when you had to HIKE to ski it!


Important Dates
  • Opening Day - November 28, 2019
  • Brewmaster's Festival - December 14, 2020
  • New Year's Eve Celebration - December 31, 2019
  • Winter Wine Festival- January 30-February 2, 2020
  • Freeride Championships - March 3-7, 2020
  • Ernie Blake's Birthday Celebration - March, 7, 2020
  • Ben Myers Ridge-a-thon - March 13-14, 2020
  • World Pro Ski Tour World Championships - April 10-12, 2020
  • Closing Day - April 12, 2020

Taos Ski Valley Resort Information

Taos Ski Valley Chamber of Commerce

Restaurants within walking distance of the Brownell Chalet
  • Hotel St. Bernard
  • Stray Dog Cantina
  • Hondo Restaurant
  • Café Naranja
  • Brown Bear Tavern
  • Rhoda's Restaurant
  • 192 at the Blake









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