Sample four distinct ski areas within about 20 miles from the center of town.
The Taos area has four ski resorts—Angel Fire, Red River, Sipapu and Taos Ski Valley, which boasts 110 trails in full swing, 50% of them expert, 24% beginner, 25% intermediate. In addition, Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area offers 33km of groomed trails for freestyle skiing and 15km of trails for snowshoers. Mix it up with boarding, tubing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing or indoor skating for a change of pace. Of course, we’ve got plenty of snow play going for youngsters, too.
Area resorts are open weekends only.
Daily skiing begins on December 6 at Sipapu ; in Red River on December 13 ; in Taos on December 12 ; Angel Fire opens on December 13.