Stats

TAOS SKI VALLEY STATS AND FACTS

Mountain Stats

Some ski resorts are manufactured for the masses. This is not one of them. Taos Ski Valley is a rugged, authentic mountain, pioneered by people who put skiing first and all else second. Kachina Peak stands high above the Sangre de Cristo mountain range at 12,450 feet. From here, skiers and boarders survey some of the finest terrain in North America- bone dry powder shots, steep chutes, big bumps, cornices, and glades- it is all here. If heart-stopping terrain is not your thing, you will find miles of well-manicured slopes and gradual groomers to carve up all season long. This mecca of snow sports shows every level of skier and boarder a great time. Thanks to Mother Nature’s genius and some coveted stashes, there’s always more to explore than your legs will allow.

SEASON DATES 

November 27th-December 12th, 2014
Thursday-Sunday only

December 13th, 2014 - April 5th, 2015
Open Daily

AVERAGE 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 chairs lift; 5 double chair lifts; 3 surface lifts

BASE ELEVATION

9,200 feet / 2805 meters

SUMMIT ELEVATION

12,450 feet / 3795 meters

VERTICAL DROP

3,250 feet / 990 meters

HOURS OF LIFT OPERATION

9:00AM to 4:00PM

UPHILL CAPACITY

More than 15,000 skiers per hour   

SNOWMAKING CAPABILITIES

100% of beginner and intermediate slopes

MAXIE'S TERRAIN PARK

Terrain park located on Maxie's run under lift #7. The park is groomed nightly.


Winter sports at Taos Ski Valley are made possible through a unique public-private partnership with the United States Forest Service which manages portions of the federal land utilized for these activities.

TAOS IS A CLASS A AVALANCHE RESORT. AVALANCHES MAY OCCUR AT ANYTIME AND ANYPLACE.