Location: Taos, New Mexico
Go: Taos Ski Valley, a village and alpine ski resort located in the southwestern United States in Taos County, New Mexico, offers a diverse climate making it a perfect destination for year-round recreation.
In the winter season, Taos Ski Valley offers various activities that are sure to please all travelers from an Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area to Big Al’s Snowmobile Tours and The Spa and Wellness Center at the Blake which will help you warm right up.
In the summer, Taos Ski Valley encourages guests to dig deeper into New Mexico’s cultural and and environmental mystic by joining a Heritage Inspirations all-inclusive guided tour of the area. A visit to the local Rio Grande Bridge is a must or consider a sunrise hotter balloon ride over the Gorge.
The Blake is an 80-room alpine guesthouse adjacent to Lift 1 that’s designed to deliver mountainside adventures, whether you’re skiing, hiking, shopping or strolling. At this on-site hotel, history culture and art merge, showcasing the influences of The Santa Fe Trail, El Camino Real, the Northernmost of the 19 Pueblos and the Navajo tribe.
Taos Ski Valley represents a pure mountain experience, where local culture and traditional European hospitality formed a welcoming spirit rooted in the natural environment. The ski resort’s goal is to promote a more resilient and robust community that celebrates the region’s rich, diverse culture.
And Do Good: At Taos Ski Valley, an appreciation for the mountains runs deeper than skiing and riding. Taos Ski Valley is the first major ski resort to become a certified B Corp. This certification helps ensure that it meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, sustainability, public transparency and legal accountability.
Selecting the motto, “Ski the Change”, Ski Taos Valley adopted a business philosophy aimed at benefiting our employees, our visitors, and our community through social responsibility. The snow resort is a longtime partner of the Taos Community Foundation which supports the greatest community needs in Taos County through grants to local nonprofits.
Free skiing and lessons for 5th graders in the region, Not Forgotten Outreach Week, Boarding 4 Breast Cancer Shred the Love, and the Taos Community Foundation Ridge-a-Thon are a few of the initiatives that Taos Ski Valley is particularly proud of.
Taos Ski Valley is a proud partner of the Taos Community Foundation and gives grants annually to local non-profits through TCF’s grant program.
In addition, Taos Ski Valley has raised over $114,000 for Coronavirus Relief to support the community of Taos, New Mexico. Hosting annual Night of Philanthropy events, focusing on reducing its carbon footprint and other sustainability factors and running the Taos Verde program aiming to focus on the conservation of energy, stewardship, water, waste, and engagement are a few of the ways that Taos Ski Valley has given back to its local community and others.