Elisabeth dropping into the steeps on another Taos powder day.


Taos Ski Valley Stats and Information

Avergae Annual Snowfall
305 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
15 total: 4 quad chair lifts; 3 triple chair lifts; 5 double chair lifts; 3 surface lifts

Base Elevation
9,207 feet / 2806 meters

Top of Highest Lift Served
12,450 feet / 3795 meters

Kachina Peak Elevation
12,481 feet / 3804 meters

Vertical Drop
3,243 feet / 988 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

Maxie’s Terrain Park
Located underneath Lift 7, features a new layout with
exciting new lines. This layout will be changed throughout
the season for even more fun.





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


Important Dates
  • Opening Day - November 23, 2017
  • New Year's Eve Celebration - December 31, 2017
  • Brewmaster's Festival
  • Winter Wine Festival Grand Tasting
  • Freeride Championships
  • Ernie Blake's Birthday Celebration
  • Ben Myers Ridge-a-thon
  • Bud Light Pond Skimming/Closing Day - April 1, 2018

Taos Ski Valley Resort Information

Village of Taos Ski Valley

14 Dining options: Restaurants, Cafes, Coffee houses
9 Shops: 5 ski shops, 2 Gift Shops, 1 Confectioners and a Post Office
Restaurants within walking distance of the Brownell Chalet:
  • Hotel St. Bernard
  • Stray Dog Cantina
  • Pizza Shack
  • Café Naranja
  • Brown Bear Tavern
  • Rhoda's Restaurant









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