Taos Ski Valley

Adventure-seekers can take NM 150 to the end of the road, where the Village of Taos Ski Valley offers an ideal base for Rocky Mountain activities.

all under the shadow of Wheeler Peak, the highest elevation in the state. Visitors can hike, bike, fish and camp among spectacular cool mountain forests. For something truly memorable, explore the landscape on the Via Ferrata, a climbing course featuring a metal wire bridge.

Photographer: John Derek Foster. Madison Dusseau from Mammoth Lakes, California, a member of the Natives Outdoors Athlete club, takles a portion of the Bull o the Woods marathon Saturday (Sept. 14) that began at Taos Ski Valley.

Taos Ski Valley started as a timber and mining operation before Swiss-German ski pioneer Ernie Blake began developing the area for tourism in the 1950s. Today, TSV offers visitors boutique shops, fine dining, a spa and wellness center and so much more.

Gabe Toth
Lewis Gaffney, 16, reaches the Frazer Mountain summit overlooking Taos Ski Valley on Saturday (July 25). Gaffney was the top local finisher in the hill climb, making it to the top of Frazer in under an hour. For additional photos and race results, see page B2.
Taos Ski Valley Chamber of Commerce

Taos Ski Valley