Ski Camps

SNOWSPORTS CAMPS

CampsFor over 50 years, Taos has been famous for its Ski Week programs but with current lifestyles and modern pressures not everyone can get away for 7 days at a stretch. For all such mountain enthusiasts, Taos has invented the new and improved, concentrated and condensed mountain sports camps. The camps are fast, fun, friendly and focused so you can get the most out of your ski time. They will have you feeling like you skied for a week and it’s only a weekend. Camps begin Saturday morning and run through Sunday afternoon, eight hours of instruction in all. The price for all camps is $160 and does not include lift tickets. Lift tickets must be purchased separately. Pre-registration is recommended.


RUT BUSTERS SNOWSPORTS CAMP
 

  • Do you feel like you have been skiing or boarding for years but not getting any better? Maybe you are stuck in a rut.
  • This camp is designed for "Intermediate" to "Advanced" skiers/riders. The weekend will put you through your paces, get you performing better and reignite your passion for the sport.
  • The curriculum includes all aspects of ski/ride technique as well as a fun mountain experience.
  • December 15th & 16th, 2012
  • $160*

*Price does not include lift ticket. Lift tickets must be purchased separately. For our best deal, check out the Taos Card.


MOGUL/STEEPS CAMP

  • Outside Magazine calls “Taos, A four letter word for Steep.” If you want to push your limits on Taos’ famed chutes, master the moguls and have fun at the same time, then come on up and try this Camp. You will hike the ridge and find the best of Taos’ exciting terrain along with good friends and expert guides.
  • The curriculum covers technique as well as tactics on steep runs and bumps. You will be dancing through the moguls; skiing all over the mountain and having fun doing it.  Nobody can help you to enjoy the challenging part of Taos like the guides from the Taos Mountain Experience.
  • For Advanced to Expert skiers/riders, level 7+.
  • February 16th-17th OR March 16th-17th, 2013
  • $160*

*Price does not include lift ticket. Lift tickets must be purchased separately. For our best deal, check out the Taos Card.


WOMEN’S SNOWBOARD CAMP

  • Want to learn to ride or ride better? You want to be able to really enjoy your time on the mountain so you can relax and have fun. This is the camp for you. We will improve your skills and enjoyment, of snowboarding. Learn, have fun and enjoy the Mountain in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere.
  • February 23rd-24th, 2013
  • $160*

*Price does not include lift ticket. Lift tickets must be purchased separately. For our best deal, check out the Taos Card.


TELEMARK CAMP

  • Telemark skiing is old and new at the same time. Rediscover skiing and learn something new.
  • Telemark skiing adds new skills and teaches balance and finesse to enhance your alpine technique or, if you are already a Telemark skier, we will teach you to be a better one.
  • You will improve your skills and increase your comfort in the backcountry. It doesn’t matter if you are a first timer or an old pro we have a group for you.
  • March 2nd-3rd, 2013.
  • $160*

*Price does not include lift ticket. Lift tickets must be purchased separately. For our best deal, check out the Taos Card.


BUILD YOUR OWN WEEKEND CAMP

Want to spend two days skiing or riding our mountain, working on some new moves and sharing it with friends or family? Taos now offers a new opportunity to do just that. Create your own “Camp”. Bump Skiing, Steeps, Racing or just learning to have more fun, you design your own plan and invite who you want with our new “Build your own Weekend Camp.”

  • You get 2 days of AM and PM 2hr lessons (a total of 8hrs of instruction)
  • You can be by yourself in a “private lesson” or include your family and friends all for the same price.
  • Price is $480* for the 8 hrs of lessons, whether you are the only person with the coach or you bring some friends along.  

*Lift tickets are not included and must be purchased separately.


SKI AND SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR ACADEMY

Taos Ski Valley will be hosting the 2012 Ski & Snowboard Instructor Academy November 30th-December 2nd, 2012.  The cost of the academy is $120 which includes three full days of coaching. Lift tickets are not included, but can be purchased for $20/daily.  The focus of the Academy is toward skiers and boarders interested in learning or developing their contemporary teaching and movement skills based on the participants needs. No prior teaching experience is required. Instructors hired from the academy will be reimbursed the charge for the Academy. Academy includes:

  • Introduction to the history and philosophy of Taos Ski Valley.
  • Taos teaching theory and fundamentals of skiing and snowboarding. Practice and demonstration of skills. 
  • Video analysis.

Please email snowsports@skitaos.org to register for the academy.


Questions? Call 800-776-1111 or email Ernie Blake Ski School.
All rates are subject to change without notice.